National Politics

Politics Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states Investor submits signatures to split California into 6 states(Photo Gallery)
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper began submitting signatures Tuesday for a ballot initiative that would ask voters to split California into six separate states, a move he said would create governments that are more manageable and responsive to residents' needs.
Politics California bill proposed 'gun violence restraining order' California bill proposed 'gun violence restraining order'
In the wake of the killings in Santa Barbara, some state lawmakers want a way loved ones can report someone who is a threat for violence, with a process then to temporarily remove guns from that person.
Politics California governor unsure legal pot is good plan California governor unsure legal pot is good plan
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Politics GOP Senate candidate Wehby: 'Scrap' federal health care law GOP Senate candidate Wehby: 'Scrap' federal health care law(Video)
Monica Wehby, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Randall's Children Hospital, is among at least four other Republicans fighting for that party's nomination for U.S. senator during this May's primary. The winner will presumably take on incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeff Merkley in the November General Election.