A proposal to raise California’s minimum wage and tie future increases to inflation was not taken up in time by a key state legislative committee, likely stalling the effort for this year.
Republican Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster introduced SB54 after the state Supreme Court ruled that prohibiting all sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of schools or parks goes too far.
The recommendation was among dozens made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection and was approved in a 4-1 vote by the Board Tuesday.
City leaders are getting ready to unveil their plans for a new NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles.
Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines says he has organized a committee to help black students close a deep achievement gap.