President Obama spent his twelfth day of vacation on Martha’s Vineyard playing golf Wednesday as a raging wildfire east of Los Angeles spread across 30,000 acres, forcing more than 82,000 people to evacuate.
California lawmakers struck a backroom deal with labor unions to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour just days after labor activists put the issue on the November ballot.
The sister of Gov. Jerry Brown of California (D.) sits on the board of an energy company that owns a facility responsible for what is being called the “worst environmental disaster since BP” as thousands of residents have been displaced from their homes due to a methane gas leak that is expected to continue until spring.
Californians who are terminally ill will not be able to access drugs with the potential to save or prolong their lives as a result of Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of the Right to Try Act on Sunday.
Grandmother Hillary Clinton, 67, is vying to become one of the oldest world leaders in history. In order to achieve that goal, however, she may have to defeat a slate of Democratic challengers who are even older than she is.
California law now requires framers of the state’s curriculum to consider including instruction on the “significance” of President Obama’s election.