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  • Indian-Americans rise in politics in California and beyond

    WASHINGTON In a stairway just off the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Ami Bera walks past a portrait nearly every day of the late Rep. Dalip Singh Saund, a Democrat from California elected in 1956 and the first Indian-American �� in fact, the first Asian-American �� to serve in Congress.
  • 'Sodomite Suppression Act' is no reason for radical initiative reform

     'Sodomite Suppression Act' is no reason for radical initiative reform
    It is hard to imagine a more revolting ballot measure than the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” which, if approved, would criminalize sodomy and put to death those convicted of it. Its proponent, Huntington Beach lawyer Matt McLaughlin, wants to...

    Take the initiative to read the petitions before you sign

    Take the initiative to read the petitions before you sign
    It's initiative season in California. Time to start circulating those petitions in front of grocery stores in the hopes of passing new laws or taxes (or tax cuts) or rights or special carve-outs for your company in the November 2016 election. And...

    Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop

    Eights day out, Jerry Brown makes debut fall campaign stop
    Jerry Brown has never been one to abide by custom, so it would not have been altogether unusual—for him, at least—to run an entire fall campaign without making a single campaign appearance. But just eight days before a statewide vote he...

    Proposed child abuse reporting law heads to State Senate

    A proposed law aiming to train school employees to better identify signs of child abuse or neglect was approved by the California State Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate. The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, introduced...