A California lawmaker says that if convicted rapist Phillip Garrido had served a longer prison term, Jaycee Lee Dugard would not have lost her childhood years to captivity.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California’s public schools.
Legislators all over the country are introducing so-called “Caylee’s Laws” — proposed laws that would make it a felony for a parent or guardian to fail to report their child missing.
Due to a new law in effect Friday, tens of thousands of hybrid car drivers will no longer be allowed to use the carpool lane.
A controversial budget-related bill that was signed into law by Governor Brown Wednesday has already touched off a political war between the largest online retailer and the State of California.
Some 3 million public and private school students in California must prove they have had a booster vaccination against whooping cough to attend grades 7 through 12 this fall.
Carbon monoxide detectors will become mandatory in many California homes on July 1.
The city of Huntington Beach is offering traffic school to bicyclists who break the law and get ticketed.
If the bill becomes law, a $20 cell phone ticket will jump to $50, with a second offense totaling upwards of $500 along with a ding on your driving record.
This weekend, 15,000 to 20,000 law enforcement officials from California to Canada will be involved with one of the world’s toughest races.
California’s parole board has granted parole for one of three people convicted of hijacking a Chowchilla school bus and holding 26 children and their driver captive underground in 1976.
A Riverside County man facing a potential life sentence for shoplifting has denied he took about $21 worth of merchandise from a Home Depot store.
A judge has ruled that key sections of a California law restricting the sale of handgun ammunition cannot be enforced because they are unconstitutional.
City officials aren’t wasting any time enforcing a new law that targets mobile billboards.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed two members of his administration to a board that will oversee California’s implementation of the new federal health care law.