Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her 2016 presidential candidacy just over one week ago, and as the likely frontrunner for the Democratic ticket so far, speculation as to whom she might select as her vice presidential running mate has been on the rise. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Jr. has suggested California's longest-serving Governor, Jerry Brown--a potential candidate in his own right, according to NBC News's Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press.
Buddhists live a life of simplicity and gratitude, yet even the most simple of lifestyles require the bare necessity of a sound shelter for living. A group of Buddhist nuns in Escondido, California has been working together to build their own
U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris is said to have her eyes on the U.S. presidency over the long term--but is declining to endorse Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee who has a chance to be elected the first female president in 2016. In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle's Carla Marinucci, Harris said she is "very excited that we might have a woman as president of the United States," but put the hard breaks on endorsing the former First Lady.
HESPERIA, California -- "Patriot, not politician." That is the essence of Tim Donnelly, and a maxim to which he has remained loyal since he was elected to the State Assembly six years ago. On Wednesday, family, friends and fans, both old and new, were in no short supply as he officially launched a new stage of his career--his own radio talk show.
Breitbart’s Adelle Nazarian had the opportunity to speak with renowned Middle East expert and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Dr. Michael Rubin recently. Dr. Rubin provided his analysis on U.S.-Iran relations under the Obama Administration and provided a look into the future through the periscope of the past.
After facing slew of criticism from his neighbors in Marin County over plans to expand Skywalker Ranch studio for a third and final time, George Lucas has opted instead to turn his plot of land into subsidized housing, in what many of his neighbors are calling payback in the form of class warfare.
Less than two weeks after a white police officer in South Carolina was charged with murder following a video recording that showed him shooting and killing Walter Scott--a fleeing, unarmed black man--"Black Lives Matter" protesters have taken to the street of San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley again in an attempt to "stop business as usual" and to "demand justice."
Breitbart's Adelle Nazarian had the opportunity to speak with renowned Middle East expert and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Dr. Michael Rubin recently. Dr. Rubin provided his analysis on U.S.-Iran relations under the Obama Administration and provided a look into the future through the periscope of the past.
Two Cincinnati-based lawyers are trying to legalize prostitution in California.
This Wednesday, lawmakers in California's Senate Health Committee will consider whether taxpayers should foot the healthcare bill for approximately one million illegal immigrants in the Golden State who are without insurance.
A junior at Stanford University has filed an official complaint after being questioned about whether her Jewish faith would affect her ability to serve in the student Senate. The allegedly antisemitic incident is the second such recent case in California, coming a month after UCLA's student council questioned a candidate for student office about her Jewish faith.
It is no secret that the Iranian regime has expanded its influence in the White House, where President Barack Obama is providing talking points that sound increasingly like they are coming "straight out of Tehran." Among these is the claim that Iran's Supreme Leader has issued a fatwa against nuclear weapons use.
Pope Francis took a brave leap forward on Sunday, risking backlash from the Turkish government, when he spoke out against the Armenian genocide that took place almost 100 years ago at the hands of Ottoman Turks. Members of California's over 200,000-strong Armenian community rejoiced at his courage to name and condemn the genocide.
As the June 30 deadline for a final nuclear deal with Iran approaches, almost 30 U.S. states, including California are keeping tight grips on their own sanctions on the Iranian regime--separate from those imposed by the federal government.
One short week ago, the world watched as the media presented images and videos of Iranian youth dancing, celebrating and passing out sweets in the streets of Tehran over Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's announcement of a tentative nuclear framework deal with America that would allegedly "terminate" U.S. and E.U. sanctions on the country. Many across the globe wondered why.
It's only getting worse. As a fifth year of crippling droughts dries California up, leaders at local and state levels have been seeking a host of ways to combat the absence of water, the most basic necessity. While desalinization and using recycled waste water are drawing more interest, liberal media outlets have suggested that going vegetarian could be a viable, long-term option.
Late Sunday night, a magnitude 3.5 earthquake rocked Los Angeles to sleep. While the San Andreas and Hayward faults grab headlines when the media talk of the "big one," a lesser-known fault line named the Concord is flying under the radar. Geologists, however, have been keeping a watchful eye on the 11-mile-long fissure that is equally, if not more, capable of producing a devastating and catastrophic earthquake.
Uber's largest rival in Southeast Asia, GrabTaxi, has reportedly announced the launch of an R&D center in Singapore this week. The move marks the latest battle in the global expansion of ride-sharing turf wars as companies seek to draw talent from overseas.
Three Democratic activists from the San Fernando Valley are stirring up trouble for Democratic Assemblywoman Patty Lopez and are reportedly planning formally to ask her to resign from her seat "in the near future."
A Saudi princess with a penchant for lavish hotel stays and extravagant shopping sprees has a history of dodging her bills. Vanity Fair followed Princess Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al-Sudairi's devious trail of nearly $30 million in evaded bills.
A raging blaze ripped through the top floors of a six-story commercial office building in Los Angeles's Westlake District on Monday evening. Two people were reportedly rescued from the fire and one of them is being treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Lois Capps, 77, announced on Wednesday that she will be retiring her congressional post, leaving the competitive 24th congressional district seat open for the first time in almost two decades. Capps, who is from Santa Barbara, was first elected as the representative for the 24th district in 1998.
Potential 2016 presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina recently penned an op-ed in Time in which she chastises liberal environmentalists for making a species of fish a priority over human beings, resulting in billions of gallons of precious fresh water released to the Pacific Ocean--water that could have been used to help California during it's fourth year of a devastating drought.
In an interview with Glenn Beck on Monday, potential 2016 presidential candidate and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said liberal environmentalists are the cause of California's "man-made" drought, which has created unprecedented water restrictions. She also said this "disaster" could have been avoided.
California is one of 20 states that currently allow vaccine exemptions based on a person's religious beliefs or other reasons of conscience. This Wednesday, Senate Bill 277 (SB 277) begins an uphill journey through California's legislature in an attempt to remove all vaccine exemptions, except for medical ones.