Tag : California
Transgender title : California Legally Recognizes 'Third Gender' for Those Who Don't Identify as Male or Female; Christian Group Responds
summary : California now legally recognizes a third gender -- "non-binary" -- for those who do not identify exclusively as male or female.
date : Oct 19, 2017 12:32 PM EDT
Assisted Suicide in Canada title : Over 100 People Have Killed Themselves in 6 Months Since Passing of California 'Right to Die' Law
summary : June 28, 2017: Over 100 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives the first six months after a 2016 "right to die" law made the option legal in California, sobering new statistics have revealed.
date : Jun 28, 2017 01:32 PM EDT
Front view of Uber's Autonomous Self Driving Car in Pittsburgh title : Uber Says Goodbye To California, Moves To Arizona to Test Self-Driving Cars
summary : Uber had chosen to move its self-driving cars from the public roads of California to Arizona. This comes after the ride-hailing company was warned by California regulators to stop testing its autonomous vehicles. The office of California’s Attorney General even sent a letter to Uber. The company initially refused to “immediately” remove its self-driving cars.
date : Dec 23, 2016 11:12 AM EST
Google Headquarters title : Google Faces A Lawsuit From An Employee For Its Confidentiality Policies
summary : Google is currently facing another lawsuit from one of its employees. The complaint filed in California Superior Court in San Francisco alleged the tech company of violating California labor laws. The plaintiff only named as John Doe accused Google of having “illegal confidentiality policies”.
date : Dec 21, 2016 10:22 AM EST
Close up of Uber's Self Driving Car in Pittsburgh on River Blvd title : Uber Still Refuses to Follow California's Order To Stop Testing Self-Driving Cars
summary : Uber refuses to follow orders to stop its self-driving vehicle tests on the public roads of San Francisco. This is even after California’s Attorney General had sent a letter to the popular ride-hailing company last Friday. Uber was asked to first apply for permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Otherwise, it cannot continue to test its cars.
date : Dec 20, 2016 09:47 AM EST
Hospital Patient title : Mentally Ill Patients in California Can Choose to Die By Assisted Suicide
summary : California law gives mentally ill patients who are suffering from a terminal sickness the option to die by assisted suicide.
date : Oct 28, 2016 09:38 AM EDT
burning house title : Wildfire Burns More Than 175 Homes, Businesses in California Town
summary : A wildfire that spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses, authorities said on Monday, as crews fought to save more dwellings from the flames.
date : Aug 15, 2016 01:46 PM EDT
LGBT title : California Drops Proposal to Limit Religious Freedom for Faith-Based Schools Amid Backlash from Christian Groups
summary : Amid backlash from Christians and conservative groups, California State Senator Ricardo Lara announced that he will be dropping a provision from a bill that would limit religious exemptions for schools and open faith-based universities to lawsuits from homosexual and transgender students.
date : Aug 11, 2016 10:23 AM EDT
Goosenberg couple title : California Couple Recognized By Faith-Based Marriage Enrichment Program for Longest Marriage Of 80 Years
summary : After being recognized for having the longest marriage in America, a California couple briefly shared how they have coped after all these years.
date : Feb 23, 2016 08:28 AM EST
California End of Life Option Act title : Californians Warned That 'Vulnerable Will Be Killed' If Petition Drive To Reject End-of-Life Option Act Fails
summary : There was a move in California this week to repeal California's End of Life Option Act. The Californian petition drive to reject the End of Life Option Act fell short of the required number of signatures necessary to make it onto the ballot. The initiative would have allowed the people of California to decide if they wanted physician assisted suicide in their state or not. Though the bill was signed into law back in October by Governor Jerry Brown, it didn't officially go into effect until January 1 of this year.
date : Jan 08, 2016 01:49 PM EST
San Bernardino title : Colorado Abortion Clinic Shooter, Dear, Questionable Motive, California Shooters' Motives Clear
summary : MSNBC's Chris Hayes seems to think that the Colorado abortion clinic shooter and California shooters aren't truly any different from one another. Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) argued that the focus that the shooters had in the two incidences are very different. King argues that Jesus, "never raised his hand to injure anyone specifically, but Muhammed did. There’s a big difference in this. They’re [radical Muslims] carrying on the traditions that are centuries old."
date : Dec 15, 2015 05:02 PM EST
largest seawater desalination plant title : California Judge Backs Drought Regulators as State Extracts Water From Ocean: ‘We Will Still Need It’
summary : A judge in California has cleared the way for drought regulators to go after people accused of illegally diverting water. To meet the shortfall, the state is relying on desalinization plants to extract potable water from the Pacific Ocean.
date : Aug 05, 2015 05:07 AM EDT
California wildfire title : Thousands Flee as Largest California Wildfire Spreads 54,000 Acres
summary : Thousands of residents flee as the largest wildfire west of Sacramento in California almost doubled in size, spanning 54,000 acres Sunday, up from the estimated 27,000 acres reported the previous night, various media reported.
date : Aug 03, 2015 01:36 PM EDT
Nick Vujicic Family title : Nick Vujicic Shares Family Photos of Him and Wife Pregnant With Second Child: ‘Trust in God and Never Give Up’
summary : Christian motivational speaker Nick Vujicic has announced that he will be the father of a second child, who is expected to arrive soon.
date : Jul 30, 2015 10:36 AM EDT
Father Junipero Serra statue title : Father Junipero Serra, Controversial Founder of 9 Spanish Missions in California, Focus of New Book
summary : Friar Junipero Serra was an 18th century missionary who founded nine of California’s 21 Catholic missions and is considered one of that state’s founding fathers. However, a new book is shedding light on how his interactions with local Native American tribes have led to his current polarizing status.
date : Jul 29, 2015 01:58 AM EDT
Bug Spray title : California Drought Blamed for Spread of West Nile Virus through Mosquitoes: ‘I Was Just Glad to be Alive’
summary : The state of California has blamed the spread of West Nile virus on the long-term drought. No medications currently exist to treat or prevent the virus, which can have deadly side effects.
date : Jul 13, 2015 12:06 PM EDT
Terminator Genisys title : ‘Terminator Genisys’ Movie Review: Critics Terminate Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Return To Iconic Role
summary : Terminator Genisys, the fifth film in the blockbuster Terminator series, started playing in theaters across the United States on Wednesday. However, many film critics have expressed disdain for the film, which includes veteran American actor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to the iconic role that made him a famous action hero star.
date : Jul 03, 2015 10:52 AM EDT
Jim Carrey title : Comedian Jim Carrey Slams California’s Tough New Vaccine Law; Christians Make Case in Support of Vaccinations
summary : Comedian Jim Carrey has slammed a California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday that tightened vaccination requirements for children. However, some Christians have expressed support for the new law.
date : Jul 02, 2015 08:09 AM EDT
Greg Laurie title : Pastor Greg Laurie ‘Disappointed’ by Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling: ‘We Need A Spiritual Solution’
summary : California megachurch pastor Greg Laurie used his sermon on Sunday to help Christians across the United States deal with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. He gave out six different points on how to tackle the controversial issue.
date : Jul 01, 2015 08:49 AM EDT
Measles Vaccines Debate title : California Approves Comprehensive Bill That Requires Vaccinations; Only Medical Exemptions Will Be Approved
summary : The state of California approved a bill on Thursday that would force most residents to vaccinate their children. It now will go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the bill into law.
date : Jun 26, 2015 11:20 PM EDT
John Oliver Tackles Revenge Porn title : Comedian John Oliver Tackles the Issue of Revenge Porn, Endorses Rep. Jackie Speier’s Controversial Bill on Resolving Problem
summary : British comedian John Oliver turned the main focus of his Last Week Tonight show on Sunday to dangers some members of society, in particular women, face on the Internet. He also tackled the issue of revenge porn, which one member of Congress is trying to ban in a proposed bill that has drawn attention from activists in favor of free speech and an open Internet.
date : Jun 23, 2015 01:40 PM EDT
Revenge Porn title : Google Takes Steps to Remove ‘Revenge Porn’ from Search Results as Rep. Jackie Speier Tackles Problem
summary : Internet search giant Google has announced that it will honor requests to scrub sexually explicit content commonly known as “revenge porn” from its search results that were posted online without consent. In addition, a House member from California is about to propose legislation to tackle the problem at the federal level.
date : Jun 19, 2015 06:41 PM EDT
Lydia McLaughlin title : Former ‘Real Housewives’ Star Lydia McLaughlin: 'Because I'm So Messed Up, That's Why I Believe In Jesus'
summary : Lydia McLaughlin, a former star of “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” decided to leave the world of reality television and focus instead on her family and Christian faith. She is also a mother of three children.
date : Jun 11, 2015 07:53 PM EDT
Pregnant Mom Sucks Out Venom title : Pregnant California Mom Sucks out Deadly Snake Venom from Son’s Foot
summary : A pregnant California woman used her mouth to suck out the venom from her 4-year-old son’s foot after he was bitten by a rattlesnake. Experts caution that this is the wrong way to deal with poisonous snake bites.
date : Jun 11, 2015 03:20 AM EDT
Apple WWDC title : iOS 9, New OS X 10.11 Release Date: Apple WWDC 2015 Schedule, June Keynote Event
summary : Apple will hold its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference next week, and anticipation is building up on what one of the world’s most profitable companies will announce for the rest of the year.
date : Jun 04, 2015 05:58 PM EDT
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