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California grants driver`s licenses to 605,000 undocumented

Some 605,000 undocumented immigrants who live in California were granted driver`s licenses in 2015, the first year they have been able to enjoy that benefit, officials said Monday.

State of emergency declared in San Bernardino after shooting

The bureaucratic move lets the state allocate funds to the county health department "until the county is able to resume normal staffing levels".

California becomes fifth US state to allow euthanasia

The controversial bill lets terminally-ill patients seek a doctor's help in ending their lives.

We`re headed for Titanic-like crash, climate talks hear

The governor of California has likened the state of the planet to the Titanic in an attempt to drive home his growing fears about climate change.

California unveils historic water restrictions over drought crisis

California has announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.

Immigrants snap up new California driver licenses

Nearly 30,000 motorists applied for driving licences in California on the first weekend of a new law offering them to people in the United States illegally, officials said Monday.

Brown sworn in for record 4th term as California governor

Democrat Jerry Brown, who turned around California`s finances after years of deficits, vowed to keep a tight rein on spending as he was sworn in on Monday for a record fourth term at the helm of the nation`s most populous state. 

California issues driver licenses for illegal immigrants

 California began issuing driver`s licenses on Friday to people who are in the country illegally, becoming the 10th state in the nation to do so.

Indian-origin Sikh honoured in California

A 74-year-old Indian-origin Sikh, known as the "peach king of California", has been honoured by the state's governor who praised the commnuity's contributions to the nation.

Evacuations of 1,000 people after forest fires near Yosemite

A thousand people were evacuated near Yosemite National Park in central California on Sunday due to fires triggered by a weekend heatwave that are threatening hundreds of homes.

NFL: Brent can return to Cowboys after 10-game ban

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, found guilty of intoxication manslaughter for a 2012 car crash that killed former teammate Jerry Brown, has a reinstatement path to the National Football League.

California declares drought emergency

California`s worst drought in a century is devastating agriculture and destroying forestland, which is being consumed by wildfire, Governor Jerry Brown said today as he declared a state emergency.

California Governor being ‘treated for prostate cancer’

California Governor Jerry Brown is being treated for early stage prostate cancer, his office has said.

Sikh community hails California governor

Jerry Brown has signed into law two legislations protecting rights of Sikhs and including information about religion in High School curriculum.

California law bars discrimination against Sikhs

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills aimed at battling workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslims.