Ben Adler appears in the following:
Thursday, October 05, 2017
The law places sharp limits on how state and local law enforcement agencies can comply with federal immigration authorities. That puts California in conflict with President Trump.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Political norms aren't just broken in the nation's capital these days. Lawmakers in several states are actively trying to reverse the will of their state's voters.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
"If you're a business that wants to do work with Trump's proposed wall, then quite frankly, California doesn't want to do business with you," one lawmaker says.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State address on Tuesday, where he highlighted the ways in which the nation's largest state plans to oppose the new Trump administration's initiatives.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
There are still 2 million ballots left to count in California. Most of those votes will likely go to Hillary Clinton, further running up her lead in the popular vote.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Voting can be a lot of work — just ask California residents, who have 17 statewide and 650 local ballot measures to educate themselves about before next week's election.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
The winner of California's open U.S. Senate seat is guaranteed to make history. One would be the first Indian-American senator. The other would be the first Latina. But for all those firsts, voters aren't engaged with the race.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
A California lawmaker's push to reduce discrimination against LGBT people at religious colleges and universities sparks new debate over the separation of church and state.
Friday, July 01, 2016
California's legislature passed a raft of gun control legislation on Thursday. The governor is expected to act on them on Friday.
Friday, May 06, 2016
California Republicans thought their state would finally be relevant in a GOP presidential primary for the first time in more than 50 years. But now that Donald Trump is the party's de facto nominee, the fun is over for the California GOP.
Monday, March 28, 2016
With a tentative deal between lawmakers and unions, California's poised to become the first state with a $15 minimum wage. The move avoids a ballot measure that would have required a faster increase.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Advocates hope gun violence restraining orders will keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. Critics say the new law, that takes effect in January, is ripe for abuse.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Carly Fiorina lost out on going to the Senate five years ago but, as a former adviser said, "she gave Barbara Boxer a huge run for her money." Her rise in this year's race is reminiscent of that run.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that bars professional teams there from treating their cheerleaders as independent contractors. The bill came after lawsuits alleged the cheerleaders were underpaid.
Friday, June 21, 2013
At a time when young people of all ages are focused on electronics and apps, the popularity of the kendama — a traditional Japanese toy made out of wood — seems like an anomaly. It hasn't caught on all over the U.S. yet, but it's a big craze on the ...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
New York, NY —
New York City has 18 new charter schools, each with a distinct personality. But only one has a story that spans almost 3,000 miles, from Sacramento, Calif., to 134th Street in Harlem. This charter school's story includes sports, politics, the historic Boys Choir of Harlem, ...