U.S. Supreme Court

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has now allowed sports gaming across the country, it doesn't appear likely that California will legalize it anytime soon.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler explains why.

Immigrants rights groups across the state are celebrating the decision this week by the U. S. Supreme Court to hear a case challenging President Obama's immigration orders.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more on what's at stake by the high court taking the case.


The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday about whether the federal Environmental Protection Agency can require power plants to clean up their toxic emissions, as the coal industry and its supporters continue to challenge the EPA's standards for mercury and other airborne toxins.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more in this story from California News Service.


By refusing to hear an appeal this week, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with one of the tiniest fish in California.  The court was asked by some California farming interests and water districts to consider overturning a case that affirms protections for the Delta Smelt, a fish found only in the San Francisco Bay Delta.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has this story from California News Service.