Kirk Siegler

Kirk Siegler appears in the following:

Rep. McCarthy, Possible Cantor Successor, Walks Fine Line On Immigration

Thursday, June 19, 2014

House Republicans are to pick a new majority leader Thursday, following Eric Cantor's primary defeat. The favorite is Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, whose district is more than a third Latino.

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Tensions Still High In 'Nevada Land' Over Cattle Dispute

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Many of Cliven Bundy's supporters are gone, but the rancher is as defiant as ever since an armed standoff with the U.S. government. For now, it feels like each side is waiting for the other to blink.

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As News Of Cantor's Upset Settles, A Shakeup Still Looms On The Hill

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was upset in his district's Republican primary, a defeat that has sent shock waves through the GOP, from the party's leadership down through the rank and file.

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Las Vegas Shooting Returns Police Attention To Bundy's Ranch

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Las Vegas police are now confirming that law enforcement officials made three prior contacts with the suspects of a recent shooting spree that left five people dead, including two pol...

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In Booming San Jose, Businesses Settle Into A Minimum Wage Hike

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Since an increase in 2013, the minimum wage in San Jose is now one of California's highest. Some businesses have thrived in the past year, but for others, it's a more complicated picture.

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In Las Vegas Shootings, Some Suspect Roots In Anti-Government Militias

Monday, June 09, 2014

A married couple apparently killed two police officers and another woman in Las Vegas. The husband and wife, also killed in the shooting, appear to have held anti-government and anti-law enforcement views.

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The Divide Over Involuntary Mental Health Treatment

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Mental health programs are getting extra attention after the killing spree in California. A law in the state lets authorities mandate care in some cases. Here are the questions it's raised.

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Ahead Of Wildfire Season, Scientists Study What Fuels Fires

Friday, May 09, 2014

The federal fire scientists hope to hand off their findings to fire managers, who have to make the quick decisions on where to deploy resources that could protect lives and property.

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Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Observers say the Clippers owner's current trouble is only the latest in a 30-year record of racism in LA — although he has also been honored by the NAACP for his charity work.

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With Dogs And Batons, Bulgaria Tells Syrian Refugees To Turn Back

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

As civilians continue to pour out of Syria, some countries are pushing back and telling the refugees they aren't welcome. Bulgaria has been particularly harsh, according to Human Rights Watch.

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Fields And Farm Jobs Dry Up With California's Worsening Drought

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

For the first time in six years, many California farmers have been told they'll get little or no federal irrigation water. And as farms run dry, workers are deciding to pack up and move away.

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Watchdog's New Target: Embattled LA Sheriff's Department

Monday, April 21, 2014

Max Huntsman's job is to monitor the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, one of the nation's most troubled law enforcement agencies. The only problem: He doesn't have any real legal power.

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Unlikely Partnerships Spring From California Water Crisis

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Farmers in the parched Central Valley are joining forces with farmworkers and a broad cross section of politicians to pressure the federal government to offer relief.

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In Wake Of Fort Hood Shooting, Attention Turns To Base Security

Friday, April 04, 2014

While it appears the 2009 attack at Fort Hood was different in many ways from what occurred Wednesday, the latest attack is drawing attention again to security measures there.

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Nevada Farmers Hack The Drought By Switching Up The Crops

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The latest drought has revived questions about the viability of farming in Nevada desert. While some farmers have given up, others are experimenting with crops like grapes that require less water.

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Calif. Fight Over Concealed Weapons Could Head To High Court

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A federal court has thrown out a policy in San Diego that placed tight restrictions on who can carry concealed weapons in public. As other courts consider such rules, the Supreme Court could weigh in.

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Even After The Floods, The Drought Continues

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

The storms that drenched California recently did little to combat one of the state's worst droughts in a century. Farmers in California's Central Valley say they need "Biblical proportions" of rain.

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Even In A Desert, Drought Spells Trouble For Ranchers

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Northern Nevada is feeling the wide-ranging effects of the drought. With grazing land diminishing and feed prices soaring, the cattle industry is reeling.

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