Tag archive for ‘California’
By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Construction site unearths turn of the century graveyard

Construction at a portion of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has stopped in San Jose, Calif., because crews have unearthed pine boxes filled with the bodies of those whose families couldn’t afford their More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Shooting at Christian school leaves 7 dead, 3 hurt

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Christian university in California, killing at least seven people, wounding three more and setting off an intense, chaotic manhunt that ended with his capture More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, March 2nd, 2012

California: Teens can have condons mailed to their house

The California Department of Public Health has begun a program of providing free condoms by mail to children as young as twelve. 12! The Condom Access Project (CAP) was rolled out the week of February 14th in Alameda, More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, March 2nd, 2012

California bill to enable PA, ARNP and Midwives ability to perform abortions

California State lawmaker lawmaker is proposing to allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives to perform routine abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy. Only doctors may perform aspiration More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

California teachers modify lesson plans to teach children about LGBT Americans

Many teachers and parents are concerned about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Gov Jerry Brown veto allows cell phone searches without warrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown is vetoing legislation requiring police to obtain a court warrant to search the mobile phones of suspects at the time of any arrest. The Sunday veto means that when police arrest anybody More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

California debt heads towards $1 billion

Sacramento — – Revenues flowed into state coffers at a lower rate than projected in September, short about $302 million, putting California a total of $705.5 million below expectations for the first More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Body of missing man found in ravine…next to body of some other missing man

STUFF: Melvin Gelfand left West Hollywood on a day trip to a casino and didn’t come home. Two weeks later, the family of the 88-year-old World War II veteran began to give up hope that they’d ever find More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Anti-circumcision ban struck down in California, another ‘Foreskin Man’ comic book set to come

SAN FRANCISCO — California has banned local authorities from outlawing male circumcision, striking a final blow to a San Francisco group that had hoped to put the matter to a popular vote. (read original post More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Steve Cuckovich, California health teacher, penalizes student for saying “God Bless You” when you sneeze

The age old practice of saying “God Bless You” after someone sneezes can ruin your grade in one teacher’s classroom. Steve Cuckovich, a health teacher in California, doesn’t deny lower students More...