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  • Patients should be able to get their medications where they receive care [Letter]

    Your recent article on pharmaceutical products for patients in the workers' compensation system raised the issue of the cost of medications ("Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say," Dec. 28). There are issues with the cost of...
  • Immigrant without green card can be a lawyer, California court rules

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a Mexican immigrant without a green card may be licensed as a lawyer, though his employment prospects will be limited. In an opinion by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye,...
  • 10 things you might not know about immigration

    One of the biggest issues looming when Congress returns from its holiday break is immigration reform. In honor of our nation built by immigrants, we give you our rich, well-sourced and huddled mass of facts yearning to breathe free: 1. A staggering...
  • State ordered to count more signatures in transgender law petition

    SACRAMENTO--A Sacramento judge ruled Thursday that the state must count thousands of signatures collected in two counties for a referendum seeking to overturn a new law regarding transgender students. The law allows transgender students to participate...
  • Mexican immigrant can practice law, California court rules

    Mexican immigrant can practice law, California court rules
    SAN FRANCISCO — A Mexican immigrant without a green card on Thursday won the right to practice law in California, an unprecedented ruling that could permit others in similar circumstances to become lawyers. The state Supreme Court agreed...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • First test of the post-gridlock Congress

    It's nothing short of a miracle: The fact that, after three years of lurching from one fiscal crisis to another, a badly-divided Congress, in the waning days of 2013, was able to come together and agree on a budget with strong bipartisan support. True, in...
  • In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...
  • Homicide detectives investigating similar cases in San Bernardino County

    Detectives in two San Bernardino County cities are investigating two cases this week in which authorities believe men killed their wives and children before attempting to take their own lives. In one case, the man was successful in killing himself. ...
  • Mother left son with transients to celebrate New Year, deputies say

    A San Bernardino mother was arrested after authorities said she left her 10-year-old son with two transients so she could party on New Year's Eve. Summer Collras, 36, called law enforcement Wednesday morning, saying she had returned home that morning...
  • Are the Sochi Olympics heading for disaster?

    Security concerns have been entwined with the planning for every Olympiad at least since Munich 1972. The horrific events in Volgograd in recent days are only a reminder that the Sochi Winter Olympics will open some five weeks from now in a...