California

School Shooting in California
TAFT, Calif. (AP) — One student has been shot at a high school in Taft, Calif., a community in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Kern County sheriff’s spokesman Ray Pruitt also says a suspect is in custody and is believed to be a student. The shooting was reported at Taft …
Sen. Feinstein Wants Investigation Of Calif. Gas Prices
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein has called for a federal investigation into gas prices in California because she doesn’t think they are related to supply and demand. Californians are paying an average of $4.668 a gallon, the highest price in the nation. Many motorists are payi…
Mad Cow Case In California Found In USDA Testing
HANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Federal and state agriculture officials are working to find out more about a California dairy cow that was found to have mad cow disease. The finding announced yesterday is the first new case of the fatal brain disease in the U.S. since 2006 and only the fourth ever dis…
Northern California Hit By Earthquake
TRINIDAD, Calif. (AP) — A moderate earthquake has struck the Northern California coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-5.5 quake struck at 1:07 p.m. about 18 miles east of Trinidad in an unincorporated part of Humboldt County. The epicenter is a rural area near the small communit…
Roseanne Bar On California Presidential Ballot
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Roseanne Barr’s name is on California’s primary ballot as a Green Party candidate for president. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Monday that Barr is among 24 candidates she intends to place on the June 5 ballot. An officially certified list wil…
Long-Awaited Ruling On CA Gay Marriage Ban Due
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supporters and opponents of California’s ban on same-sex marriage were anxiously awaiting a federal appeals court decision Tuesday on whether the voter-approved measure violates the civil rights of gay men and lesbians. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit C…