Federal Government Hit By Major Data BreachThe Obama administration is scrambling to assess the impact of a massive data breach that occurred when federal agencies were hacked.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Federal Budget Proposal Includes $330M To Extend Purple LinePresident Barack Obama’s newly released budget proposal earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million to extend the Purple Line from the Mid-City area to Century City.
President's Plan To Increase Border Deportations Stirs ControversyThe Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.
Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your HomePlanning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Washington Moves To Recycle $43 Million In Unspent Calif. Highway Funds The Obama administration wants to recycle $43 million in unspent highway funds in California.
Company May Get $4.9B Federal Loan For High Speed Rail Linking Victorville And VegasOn a dusty, rock-strewn expanse at the edge of the Mojave Desert, a company linked to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants to build a bullet train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the gambling palaces of Las Vegas.
Baca Meets With White House Officials On 'Violent Extremism' StrategiesSheriff Lee Baca met with Obama administration officials on strategies on how to fight what they call "violent extremism" in the U.S.
More Than 1M Homeowners May Qualify For Foreclosure ReliefAre struggling homeowners to blame for failing to seek help with their faltering mortgages? The Obama administration says more than one million borrowers may be qualified for a foreclosure prevention program, but simply won’t ask for help.
Court: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Will Stay In PlaceThe military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy is back in place for the time being, with one major caveat: the government is not allowed to investigate, penalize or discharge anyone who is openly gay.
7 Illegal Immigrant Students Get Themselves Arrested To Test President ObamaSeven illegal immigrant students arrested in a Southern California street protest say they are now waiting to see if they will be deported in a test of the Obama administration's immigration policy.