White House Asking Congress To Protect Funds Set Aside For Wildfire PreventionWhite House spokesman Josh Earnest says the Obama administration is asking Congress to change the way the federal government spends money to fight wildfires.
Vacaville Man Cited For Flying Drone Near White HouseThe U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.
Sacramento Man Arrested For Trying To Scale White House FenceSecret Service officers said they arrested 54-year-old Jerome R. Hunter of Sacramento, California, about 10:25 p.m. Sunday after he climbed over a fence surrounding the executive mansion. He was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of unlawful entry.
White House-Backed Technology Aids Geomapping In California’s Public SchoolsA geospatial technology is now available in California schools that has the power to enrich knowledge of others by examining every aspect of their world.
Your City Guide to Washington D.C.Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.
Federal Watchdog Report: California Health Exchange Has Problems With VerificationCalifornia's marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said Tuesday.
White House To Propose Changes In Wildfire FundingObama wants the Interior and Agriculture Departments, the two agencies tasked with fighting wildfires, to be able to draw funds from a special disaster account when the cost of tackling fires exceeds their annual budget.
Best Historic Vacations In The USThe early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
Money, Star Power Await Pres. Obama On Fundraising TourMoney, star power and Hollywood awaited President Barack Obama on a West Coast swing featuring a bit of official business, but mostly fundraising for a Democratic Party eager to go on offense after a politically debilitating two months.
Missed Opportunities Kept Washington From Sealing Budget Deal Before ShutdownOne came more than a week ago, when both Democrats and Republicans say the seeds of the solution were planted - a serious proposal from Republican House Speaker John Boehner - but they took nearly a week more to bear fruit.
Stockton Presents Plan To Escape Bankruptcy, Wonders Why Feds Didn't Throw Them A LineThe Stockton City Council is outlining its plan for the city to emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, while it wonders why it’s not getting the same assistance from the federal government as Detroit.
White House Criticizes Lawmakers Opposing Gun BillPresident Barack Obama's spokesman on Tuesday criticized lawmakers who have stood in the way of expanded background checks for gun purchases and said the White House will continue to push the cause in the wake of the Washington Navy Yard shooting.