California


Far-Right Gathering in Berkeley Is Called Off

Organizers of a far-right event planned for the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, have told the school that all of the events scheduled for the coming week have…

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Calif. Federal Court Declines to Issue Anti-Kapparos Injunction

Anti-kapparos activists have lost another legal battle, as a federal appellate court denied their motion for a preliminary injunction banning the use of chickens in kapparos. Virginia-based United Poultry Concerns…

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Massive Wildfire Destroys 29 Structures in California

More than 3,000 firefighters on Thursday battled a raging wildfire in central California that has destroyed 29 structures and forced thousands to flee their homes as it threatened a picturesque…

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California Teen Wins Lottery Twice in a Week

A California teen is celebrating two big lottery wins in a week. The California Lottery says 19-year-old Rosa Dominguez won $555,555 on a $5 scratch-off ticket purchased at a gas…

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Fire Crews Report Progress in California, Elsewhere in West

Following a searing weekend, slightly cooler temperatures and diminishing winds were helping firefighters Monday as they battled several California wildfires that have forced thousands of residents to flee. Crews also…

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Supreme Court Sides With Bristol-Myers in Plavix Lawsuit

The Supreme Court says hundreds of out-state-residents can’t sue drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in California state court over adverse reactions to the blood thinner Plavix. The justices ruled 8-1 Monday…

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