california

AP
June 18, 2019 - 11:12 am
California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday. Gov. Gavin Newsom and the bill's author disclosed the deal aimed at cracking down on fraudulent exemptions...
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Ameera Butt
June 18, 2019 - 8:01 am
Starting July 1, California will be paying about six more cents per gallon for gas. That's when the state's new gas tax will hit consumers -- it's a jump from 2016 when the state tax was 28 cents per gallon. According to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, the rates are in...
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CBS
June 14, 2019 - 11:08 am
Las Vegas -- A former Maxim model who says she also posed for Playboy Italia pleaded not guilty along with her boyfriend to murder and conspiracy in the killing of a 71-year-old California psychiatrist in Las Vegas. Kelsey Nichole Turner and Jon Logan Kennison stood in shackles Thursday as they...
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AP
June 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
LOS ANGELES — Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions. The 37-year-old has drawn criticism after appearing this week in Sacramento with vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to voice concerns...
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CBS News
June 12, 2019 - 9:32 am
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from a foggy California coast Wednesday, launching three Canadian radar satellites on a $900 million mission focused on maritime surveillance, resource management, disaster relief and the effects of climate change. Using a C-band synthetic aperture radar system...
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AP
June 10, 2019 - 2:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women after female county supervisors questioned whether they should continue allowing sheriff's deputies to provide security for...
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AP
June 10, 2019 - 7:24 am
Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers. Democrats in the state Legislature on Sunday agreed to make adults between the ages of 19 and 25 eligible for the state's Medicaid program. Not everyone will get those...
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USA Today
June 04, 2019 - 7:03 am
Six Los Angeles County restaurants were added to Michelin's list of two-star restaurants in the first statewide Michelin Guide, released Monday. The new two-star restaurants are n/naka in Palms, Providence in Hollywood, Somni at the SLS Beverly Hills hotel near the Los Angeles-Beverly Hills border...
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June 03, 2019 - 12:32 pm
California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra accused Purdue and its former...
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AP
May 31, 2019 - 2:19 pm
U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five more have been found on British Columbia...
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