If the referendum qualifies, the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
Lobbyists for the plastics industry Wednesday warned jobs could be lost if Sacramento lawmakers vote to phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.
Angelenos have said goodbye to 2013 – and to plastic bags.
Angelenos will soon have to bring their own bag to their favorite supermarket – and local officials want to make sure everyone’s ready for the transition.
Police say a Glendale man was allegedly driving under the influence while his two young daughters were not secured in their car seats.
An increasing number of retailers in Southern California no longer provide plastic bags for customers – and now one local lawmaker wants the ban to go statewide.
Retail customers in Laguna Beach will no longer be able to choose between paper and plastic without paying a little extra.
A California Highway Patrol officer chased after a man who allegedly ran off with his wife’s handbag in Palm Springs.
The effort may sound like a political long-shot, but one city councilman thinks the public will eventually warm up to the initiative.
San Diego County sheriff’s deputies say the body of a newborn was found in a plastic bag in the backyard shed of a home in El Cajon.