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California judge, civil rights advocates encourage courts to protect liberties

Melissa Busch Apr. 7, 2017, 2:55pm

SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of the U.S. Senate confirming Neil Gorsuch as the 113th member of the U.S. Supreme Court, a California judge and civil rights advocates have called on state courts to do their parts to protect individual rights.

Federal FMLA bill hopes to reflect California model that benefits workers, employers

Charmaine Little Mar. 3, 2017, 3:14pm

WASHINGTON - The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) in California is in the spotlight as a handful of lawmakers hope to use some aspects of the state statute it to pass a federal FMLA bill under the new administration.

Analyst: Issues unique to Inland give Harris reason to keep Riverside office open

Nancy Crist Jan. 18, 2017, 4:47pm

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., remains undecided on the fate of former Sen. Barbara Boxer’s downtown Riverside, California office, despite the fact it is the senator's only presence in the fast-growing Inland Empire.

Appeals Court upholds California's abortion education law

Christopher Knoll Oct. 30, 2016, 11:32pm

SACRAMENTO -- A state law passed last year designed to ensure women at private, religious-based female clinics receive information regarding the state’s coverage of low-cost or free abortions has been upheld in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.