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Politics Aug 06Trump, Republicans sue California over candidates’ tax return law
The law signed last week by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom requires candidates for president and governor to release five years of tax returns to appear on the state's primary ballot, but the requirement does not extend to the general election.
Politics Aug 03Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum
They were among 19 Democrats scheduled to speak at a labor forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a public employees union that represents 1.6 million workers. The event is a moment for the candidates…
Politics Jul 30Trump must release tax returns to be able to appear on California primary ballot
But even if the law withstands a likely legal challenge, Trump could avoid the requirements by choosing not to compete in California's primary.
Nation Jul 30Gilroy pledges to remain strong in wake of festival shooting
On Monday night, hundreds of residents held a candlelight vigil to mourn the three people who were killed in the shooting.
Nation Jul 29California festival shooting kills 3, wounds 15
Police responded within a minute, engaged the suspect and killed him. Three other people were also killed.
Politics Jul 19Democrats divided on how to beat Trump in 2020 as race debate takes center stage
Trump's escalating exploitation of racism puts the rawest divide in American life squarely on the ballot in 2020.
Politics Jun 032020 Democrats grapple with best way to reach California voters
Candidates must spend tens of millions of dollars to compete in California because of the state's diverse, far-flung population.
Politics Jun 01Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists
More than a dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls have flocked to California for the chance to make their cases to thousands of activists in the nation’s largest liberal stronghold.
Politics Apr 29O’Rourke unveils $5 trillion plan to combat climate change
The former Texas congressman unveiled his proposal Monday before a tour of California's Yosemite National Park.
Politics Feb 20After California sues over border wall, Trump threatens high-speed rail funds
The Trump administration said it plans to claw back $3.5 billion in federal dollars allocated to California's high-speed rail project -- a move Gov. Newsom has branded as "political retribution" for the state's lawsuit against Trump's declaration of a national…