( JANE TYSKA )
Vaccine-preventable diseases are back! But are they here to stay?

As the number of measles cases in California over the past 2 months rose Friday to 130, the Golden State is still battling its worst whooping cough epidemic in seven decades -- all of which is making many Californians wonder if they re here to stay.  
Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California.  
 
Medi-Cal now serves nearly half of the state's children and youths -- causing many parents, advocates and policy makers to question the system's capacity to adequately serve them.  
 
WASHINGTON -- California lawmakers and advocacy groups are ramping up efforts to win national monument designation for four scenic vistas in the state, from vast stretches of the Mojave Desert to redwood stands along the Pacific Coast Highway to canyons and mountains near the state's famous wine  
 
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A federal court has rejected a challenge to California's gun safety law, possibly paving the way for a requirement that new guns mark the bullets they fire so they can be traced.