Federal Judge In OC Rules California Death Penalty UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Orange County on Wednesday declared California's death penalty system unconstitutional and so "dysfunctional" that it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
Fashion District Merchants Banned, Fined $26M For Selling Counterfeit GoodsProsecutors say two merchants have been banned from LA's Fashion District and will pay a $26 million penalty - the largest on record - for selling counterfeit goods.
Calif. Lawmakers OK Bill To Protect Homeowners From HOAs During DroughtA Southern California lawmaker wants to protect homeowners who cut back on watering during the statewide drought against retaliation from homeowner associations (HOAs).
Garcetti Backs Beck's Decision To Lighten Penalty For Nephew Of Former Deputy ChiefBeck lightened a penalty for Shaun Hillman, the nephew of former LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Hillman and son of a retired LAPD officer who was accused of pulling a gun on a man at a bar in Norco in 2012.
$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over WindstormOne of California's largest utilities has agreed to pay a $24.5 million penalty for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left more than 400,000 customers without lights and a power-line failure electrocuted three family members, state regulators announced Thursday.
Keidel: The NFL, 'N' Word, And CensorshipThe NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It's probably the most delicate and toxic topic we'll ever discuss in sports.
Ex-Calif. Governors Back Petition For Death Row Reform Push Three former California governors voiced their support Thursday for a signature-gathering campaign underway to reform California’s death penalty system.
Judge Weighs Penalty For California's Bullet-Train BuilderAttorneys for the California High-Speed Rail Authority argued Friday that Central Valley residents who sued the state over its bullet train plan have no grounds to stop the project, despite a judge's ruling that the state violated the promises made to voters in a 2008 ballot proposition.
Plans And Prices For California’s New Health Exchange UnveiledFederal law will require uninsured Americans to get coverage or pay a penalty beginning January 1, 2014.
‘Carmageddon 2’ Contractors To Pay Hefty Penalty If Work Goes Over ScheduleContractors working on this weekend’s 405 freeway closure, dubbed “Carmageddon II”, will be fined a generous fee if the job goes over schedule.
How To Humiliate Your Kid, Around the World"Since I want to post photos of me holding liquor, I am obviously not ready for social media and will be taking a hiatus until I learn what I should & should not post! BYE-BYE :( "
Jurors Recommend Death Penalty For Espinoza In Jamiel Shaw Killing Pedro Espinoza was convicted May 9 of killing Jamiel Shaw on March 2, 2008, near his home in Arlington Heights.
Death Penalty Sought For Gang Member Convicted Of Murdering Football StarProsecutors on Tuesday sought the death penalty for Pedro Espinoza, who was convicted last week of killing Jamiel Shaw.
'Long Overdue': DA Asks Court To Order Executions Of Death Row InmatesA statewide ban on the executions of California inmates by lethal injection faced its strongest challenge yet on Thursday.
Lights Out? Riverside Residents May Pay For Glaring "Trespass"If you like keeping your home or business well lit, at least one official in Riverside County says you should be pay a penalty for it.