SB 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.
A 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.
The 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.
A 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.
Democratic Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis says she’s still trying to secure votes for SB128 to pass the Assembly Health Committee.
Randy Esada received a bill for more than $18,000.
The Goreshters, immigrants from the former Soviet Union, were afraid they could lose their condo.
A Woodland Hills man has made international headlines for a shockingly high bill he received from a phone company.
The now-stalled measure would have prevented parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs.
A local state senator plans to introduce a bill Wednesday that will propose changes to California’s vaccination requirements in the wake of the measles outbreak.
A California state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ban the use of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a new bill Thursday to help keep movies and television show production in California.
The state Assembly on Friday voted 44-27 to send the bill, AB1739, to Gov. Jerry Brown, whose administration has been shaping the rules. Two companion bills were sent to the Senate and were expected to win approval later in the day.
California is on the brink of becoming the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.
The Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.