William B. Shubb

Judge blocks expansion of Lake Tahoe ski resort

HOMEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in Sacramento has temporarily blocked the planned expansion of a 50-year-old ski resort on Lake Tahoe’s west shore.


Senator Ted W. Lieu (Photo credit: sd28.senate.ca.gov/)

Calif. gay therapy ban sparks competing rulings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two federal judges in California have arrived at opposite conclusions on whether the state’s first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors violates the Constitution. The measure remains clear to take effect on Jan.1.