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ICE rejects California law, arrests people at courthouse

Feb. 20, 2020 2:16 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. immigration agents arrested two people at a Northern California courthouse, including a man detained in a hallway on his way to a hearing,floutinga new state law requiring a judicial warrant to make immigration arrests inside such facilities. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Doctor faces disciplinary charges for vaccination exemptions

Feb. 3, 2020 11:51 AM EST

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A state medical official has filed disciplinary charges against a Santa Rosa doctor who issued medical exemptions from vaccination for three children, accusing him of gross negligence. The allegations against Dr. Ron Kennedy could lead to the suspension or revocation of his...

Court won't reinstate suit over Diet Dr Pepper advertising

Dec. 30, 2019 11:53 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Calling a soft drink “diet” isn't a weight-loss promise, a federal appeals court said Monday. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco refused to reinstate a class-action lawsuit by a woman who argued that the makers of Diet Dr Pepper committed fraud. ...

Lake County deputy fatally shoots knife-wielding man

Dec. 30, 2019 1:25 PM EST

CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A Lake County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man armed with a knife, ending a fight that sent the deputy to a hospital with a fractured leg, authorities said. The altercation Saturday night began near a Clearlake Oaks store and ended in a creek bed, Lake County...