Brian’s Recent Stories
Nation Feb 16Judge bars immigration policing criteria for 2 grants
A federal judge on Friday permanently blocked the Trump administration from imposing conditions that police departments cooperate with immigration authorities to receive law enforcement grants.
Nation Jan 20Students in ‘MAGA’ hats mock Native American after rally
A diocese in Kentucky apologized Saturday after videos emerged showing students from a Catholic boys’ high school mocking Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington.
Politics Dec 03Lawyers want Stormy Daniels to pay Trump $340,000 in legal fees
President Trump's attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they rang up big bills because of gamesmanship and aggressive tactics by attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie…
Nation Nov 102 killed in Southern California fire that’s doubled in size
Wildfires burning across California have now killed 11 people, including nine found dead in a massive fire in Northern California that destroyed the town of Paradise.
Politics Jul 10Judge puts blame on Trump, Congress for immigration crisis
On Monday, Judge Dolly Gee rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families in long-term facilities, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement. The U.S. Justice Department said it disagreed with the ruling and was…
Nation Jul 10Judge rejects request to detain migrant families long-term
A California federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement.
Nation Jun 27California pot shops offer discounts as new standards near
LOS ANGELES — Bargain basement bud is on the menu in California, but you need to act fast to cash in on the cheap weed.
Nation Jan 01New year brings legalization of marijuana to California
The law comes two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana.
Politics Dec 31Anticipation high as California rolls out retail pot sales
The first of about six dozen shops licensed by the state will open Monday.