Gov. Brown Signs Law Bolstering Equal Pay Protection For WomenSupporters say the new law offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation to challenge gender-based wage gaps.
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.
Officials: California Meeting Water Conservation TargetA state water official said Californians have met a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month during the grinding drought.
California Institutes Amnesty For Those Who Can't Afford Traffic FinesDrivers in California struggling to pay off traffic fines are going to get a break thanks to a new ticket amnesty program that goes into effect Thursday.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Children To Stay In Rear-Facing Car Seats Until Age 2A new law requiring children to be secured in rear-facing car seats until the age of 2 has been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California Gov. Brown To Sign Expanded Fair Pay LegislationFemale employees in California are poised to get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps and receive protection from discrimination and retaliation if they ask questions about how much other people earn.
California Democrats Drop Oil Mandate In Climate ProposalCalifornia will continue to lead the fight in curbing greenhouse gas emissions for the sake of future generations, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats said as they scaled back a climate change proposal amid opposition from oil interests.
Debate Heats Up Over Bill That Would Cut State Gas Use In HalfA bill that aims to halve gasoline consumption from cars and trucks in California by 2030 has spurred a contentious debate between environmentalists and representatives of the automobile and oil industries.
California Officials Hail President Obama's 'Clean Power Plan'Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gov. Jerry Brown hailed President Barack Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” announced Monday in a bid to address climate change, saying the nation needs less debate on the topic and more action.
Southland Communities Conserve Water, Face Rate HikesAs Californians reduced water consumption 27 percent last month compared with June 2013, three Southland communities made particularly dramatic reductions in water usage.
Gov. Brown Talks To KCAL9 About Bill That Would Mandate Reduction In Gas UsageAs Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to travel to Rome next week for an international climate conference, the debate over a bill aimed at reducing gas usage in California is heating up.
California Urged To Return $331M Meant For HomeownersA Sacramento County judge found that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly every state in 2012.