California Bill Would Ease Erasure Of Pot ConvictionsA Democratic lawmaker wants to make it easier for Californians with marijuana convictions to reduce or erase their records as the state moves into the next phase of legalized pot.
Bars Consider Extending Last Call To 4AMBars in California are considering changing last call from 2 a.m. to a more party hearty 4 a.m.
LADWP Commissioners To Vote On 'Customer Bill Of Rights'Customers will receive rebates or credits if the guarantees are not met.
California Weighs Changing Rape Statute After Cosby ClaimsThe bill would eliminate the state's 10-year statute of limitations on rape and child molestation charges.
LA City Councilman Pushes For Penalities For Bel-Air 'Mega' Water UsersDepartment of Water and Power officials said on Wednesday that they will look into ways to curb excessive water use after a city councilman called for stronger enforcement measures against high water users such as a Bel-Air homeowner who in a recent year used about 12 million gallons of water.
California Governor Signs Bill Closing Ivory Sales LoopholeGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns.
New Law Extending Statute Of Limitations To File Hit-And-Run Charges A Win For Carson AssemblymanA bill to double the statute of limitations to file criminal charges in hit-and-run cases from three years to six years was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown this week, providing a win for the bill's sponsor, Assemblyman Mike Gipson (D-Carson).
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Making Many Drone Flights TrespassingGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill meant to rein in the use of drones over private property.
Bill Requires Prosecution Of Transferred ImmigrantsSB 57 by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, R-San Dimas, and Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, would require that police confirm that prosecutors will pursue a felony charge before allowing a detainee to be released to a city or county from federal detention.
California Lawmakers Block Bill To Regulate E-CigarettesA legislative panel has opted not to take up a bill aimed at curbing youth smoking by regulating e-cigarettes in California after a heated hearing.
Stage 4 Cancer Patient Says She’ll Continue To Fight For Right To Die At Home With DignityThe right-to-die movement in California has a setback Tuesday after lawmakers dropped their efforts to allow terminally ill patients the right to legally end their lives because of fierce opposition.
Nation Of Islam Leader Voices Opposition To Mandatory Vaccine BillA leader of the Nation of Islam is voicing his opposition to Senate Bill No. 177, which would require public school students to be immunized regardless of their parents' personal beliefs.