Richard Gonzales

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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.


Wine Country Quake Leaves Behind Bottles In Shards

Monday, August 25, 2014

The wine industry in California's Napa Valley is taking stock of the damage from this weekend's magnitude 6.0 earthquake.


Strongest Earthquake In 25 Years Hits Napa Valley

Monday, August 25, 2014

Early Sunday, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Napa Valley — shaking some houses off their foundations, sparking fires and causing extensive damage to the historic downtown district.


Strapped And Stretched, Non-Profits Struggle To Defend Immigrant Minors

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Obama administration claims there are fewer unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border; nevertheless, deportation hearings have accelerated. The situation has created a new challenge: There's a shortage of pro-bono attorneys to represent the immigrant children in immigration court.


A Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On 'Fast-Tracking'

Friday, August 08, 2014

A call to stop fast-tracking deportation hearings of unaccompanied minors comes from an unusual source: a judge who says the current practice could lead to many appeals.


Killing Of Four Latino Men Sparks Protests In Salinas, Calif.

Friday, August 01, 2014

Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.