California Assembly Approves Bill Banning Confederate NamesCalifornia lawmakers have advanced a bill to ban schools, parks and public property from being named after elected leaders or senior military officers of the Confederacy.
California Assembly Approves Controversial Vaccine BillCalifornia's Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated.
Lawmakers Denounce Ballot Initiative Making Gay Sex Punishable By DeathMembers of the California Assembly are denouncing a proposed ballot measure that would make it legal to murder gay and lesbian people.
California Legislature Approves Compromise $115.4B BudgetCalifornia lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for restrained spending, even as the package sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services.
California Assembly Moves To Expand Sex Education In Schools The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California's sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.
Earthquake Safety Bills Advance Out Of California AssemblyThe legislation approved unanimously on Monday would expand financial incentives for seismic retrofits.
California Assembly Advances Bills Reacting To Anti-Gay PlanThe California Assembly on Tuesday approved legislation making it harder for citizens to propose extreme ballot initiatives following the outrage over a measure advocating the slayings of gay and lesbian people.
Assembly Bills Would Regulate Short-Term Home RentalsThe California Legislature is getting involved in questions about short-term vacation rentals in quiet, residential neighborhoods, with at least two bills proposed to regular AirBNB and other similar brokers in the state.
California Assemblywoman In Hot Water For Anti-Islam Tweet"Anyone who knows me knows I would never condemn someone based on their religion," says Melissa Melendez.
Proposal Would Ease Carpool Lane Rules On 134, 210 FreewaysIf you've ever been alone in your car and wanted to sneak into the carpool lane, there's now a proposal to allow you to legally do just that — outside of rush hour —on two of the Southland's busiest freeways.
2 LA County Democrats Lose State Assembly Seats After Final Vote TallyTwo Democratic incumbents from Los Angeles County were bounced from their state Assembly seats after the county issued its final vote tally Monday.
Calif. Bill Would Ban Gay Teen 'Conversion' TherapyState lawmakers have approved a bill that would establish a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.