Richard Gonzales

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Should Shared Ancestry Force A Judge's Recusal?

Saturday, January 24, 2015

An Iranian-American immigration judge is suing the Department of Justice over its requirement that she not hear cases involving Iranians.


Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage Later This Year

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the issue of same-sex marriage, again. This time, it will determine whether states have the right to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.


Harris Opens Bid For Boxer's Senate Seat, But Others May Follow

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced that she won't seek re-election. State Attorney General Kamala Harris has said she'll run for the seat, but a number of Democrats are considering a run, too.


Activists Call 2014 'A Super Banner Year' For Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, December 29, 2014

A year ago, same-sex marriage was legal in 18 states and Washington, D.C. Now that number is up to 35 states, and there's a strong possibility the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the issue in 2015.


Employers Help Legal Immigrants On Path To Citizenship

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Some firms are helping their legal immigrant employees by bringing citizenship workshops and legal assistance to the jobsite. About 100 companies in seven cities are participating in the program.


Heavy Rains In California Turn Roads Into Rivers

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A strong storm brought heavy rains and wind to Northern California on Thursday, flooding roads and cancelling school for some districts.


First The Protest, Then The Storm: Bay Area's 5 Straight Nights Of Clashes

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Oakland and Berkeley demonstrators have broken into stores and blocked freeways and rail lines, part of a movement born of frustration about police shootings in Staten Island, N.Y., and Ferguson, Mo.


Democratic Mayors Back Obama's Immigration Plan, Citing Economic Benefits

Monday, December 08, 2014

Some 20 U.S. mayors meeting in New York hope to persuade some 4 million undocumented residents to come forward and apply for deferred action.


Immigrants Scramble To Figure Their Status Under Obama's Plan

Sunday, November 23, 2014

After President Obama announced his immigration plan this week, communities across the country began making preparations for immigrants who are here illegally to apply for work permits.


Immigrants Wait To See How Obama Will Act On Immigration

Monday, November 17, 2014

President Obama is poised to approve some changes to the immigration enforcement system using an executive order. The specifics of that order are still being hashed out.


Killings By Mexican National Exposes Holes In Border Security

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The killing of two Sacramento area sheriff's deputies by a Mexican national has prompted calls for stricter border security. The man accused of the killings had a long arrest and deportation record.


Appeals Court Ruling Upholds Same-Sex Marriage Bans In 4 States

Friday, November 07, 2014

Bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee were confirmed by a federal court Thursday, reversing lower courts' decisions.


Chevron Spends Big, And Loses Big, In A City Council Race

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Tuesday's elections weren't just bad news for Democrats. Oil giant Chevron got clobbered in a city election in Richmond, Calif., that was widely seen as a referendum on the company itself.


Giants Fans Rejoice After Third World Series Title In 5 Years

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Some violence marred the celebration in San Francisco after the Giants beat the Kansas City Royals in this year's World Series, but the city is now gearing up for its victory parade tomorrow.


Giants Fans Prepare For World Series To Hit City By The Bay

Friday, October 24, 2014

The World Series resumes Friday the first in San Francisco. The Giants have won two rings in five years — 2010 and 2012 — and they're working on a third.


Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Finds Support From Vietnamese-American Community

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Vietnamese-American community is rallying behind Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan.


Santa Cruz Enforces California's Toughest Drought Restrictions

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

California cities are taking drastic measures and none more so than Santa Cruz, where rationing is enforced through penalties. And if you can't afford to pay your fine, there's always Water School.

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Berkeley's Fight For Free Speech Fired Up Student Protest Movement

Sunday, October 05, 2014

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, a protest that would help define a generation of student activism across the country.


Making Fatherhood An Insider's Game: Becoming A Dad, Again, At 49

Monday, September 08, 2014

More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they're changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college.


Court Rules For FedEx Drivers In Suit Over Job Classification

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A federal appeals court in Oregon ruled FedEx Ground misclassified more than 2,000 drivers in California as independent contractors. There could be back claims for unpaid wages and benefits.