California's Jihad On Tobacco Likely To Score Big Win With Punishing Tax Rise

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
At $6.46 per pack (combined state & city tax), New York has the highest cigarette tax in the country.

‘At a time when state revenue has recovered and the governor says there is even a surplus, there is no reason for a tax increase’

Their Own Worst Enemy: Dem Squabble Stalls California Minimum Wage Bill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Labor activists wait for the Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to sign into law an ordinance raising the minimum wage to USD 15 an hour by 2020, in Los Angeles, California on June 13, 2015.  Los Angeles is the first major city to sign the ordinance and the increase will be USD 6 from the current  USD 9 per hour.        AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Any further study or delay of such an increase undermines working Californians’

Berkeley, Calif. Wants To Make Getting E-Cigarettes As Difficult As Buying Booze

Daily Caller News Foundation | Guy Bentley
A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City

‘Berkeley has been a leader in fighting smoking and increasing the age for buying cigarettes would be another step’

ACLU Forces Catholic Hospital To Sterilize Womam

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff

Group says it won’t stop until Catholic doctrine is banished from hospitals

Berkeley's Soda Tax Fail: Consumers Paying Less Than Half What Was Expected

Business | Guy Bentley
Soda fountain

Store owners refuse to pass on bulk of Berkeley’s soda tax

Will Secondhand Smoke From California Marijuana Fields Caught In Wildfire Epidemic Get You High?

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett

Don’t be stupid and try to breathe the smoke, experts say

Man Called Fighting With ISIS A 'Golden Opportunity' But Now He'll Be In Prison For A LONG TIME

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
isis reuters

‘People expect the khilafah to arise without bloodshed’

Tesla Is Hemorrhaging Money, Despite Millions In Gov't Subsidies

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

Tesla ‘burned $359 million in cash last quarter’

Feds Declined To Detain Illegal Alien Charged In Hammer Attack And Rape Of California Woman

US | Chuck Ross
Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez

Obama’s new deportation priorities are to blame

Sen. Boxer Obscures The Truth About CA's High Energy Bills

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
File image of Sen Barbara Boxer Boxer at news conference to draw attention to climate change at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Sounds like a green energy paradise — almost too good to be true.

California City Appoints 2 Illegals To Be City Commissioners

US | Timothy Meads
Illegal Immigration Protesters

‘Hope for all individuals regardless of socioeconomic status, race, creed, or in this case, citizenship’

California Lawmaker To Face Recall For Strong Mandatory Vaccination Law

Education | Eric Owens
Getty Images/Lowell Georgia, Getty Images/sdominick, Getty Images/Karen Kasmauski

‘A lot of wealthy people’ oppose vaccinations

Clinton's Solar Plan Could Barely Power US Homes For Over A Month

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton makes remarks during her meeting with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Petro Poroshenko at the State Department in Washington, December 9, 2009.  REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES POLITICS) - RTXRNSO

And that’s only when the sun is shining

The California Playbook For Fighting Uber Has Gone International

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘A successful legal action against Uber could see substantial payouts for drivers, including compensation for past failures by the company to make appropriate payments to who we argue are their workers’

Soda Wars: Business Groups Sue San Francisco To Defend First Amendment

Business | Guy Bentley
Soda fountain

‘The city is trying to ensure that there is no free marketplace of ideas’

Meet The Retired LAPD Detective Who Turned Prolific Bank Robber When Faced With Death

Daily Caller News Foundation | Casey Harper
The Snowbird Bandit taken from surveillance footage

‘I went into freaking out and shock’

Gun Collecting Alien Spy Found Decomposing In Car

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
Washington Redskins Sean Taylor Shot in Florida Home

‘He just became weird because he changed all of a sudden’

Fmr. UN Chief On Global Warming: 'The Living Would Envy The Dead'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Former U.N Secretary General Kofi Anan speaks on recent terror attack in Nigeria and France. Photo: Reuters

‘The result would be suffocating heat waves, severe droughts, disastrous floods, and devastating wildfires’

Gov. Brown Makes Apocalyptic Predictions About Global Warming

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

‘We’re not there yet, but we’re on our way’