Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a “kill switch” to render them inoperable if lost or stolen — a move that could be the first of its kind in the country.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the fifth state to allow judges to declare a child has more than two legal parents.
State lawmakers rejected a bill Tuesday that would have extended last call at bars and clubs to 4 a.m.
A state senator has proposed a bill that would keep the alcohol flowing at bars and clubs until 4 a.m.
A state senator called for a legislative hearing regarding California’s oil refineries after Chevron announced that a unit at its Richmond refinery will remain closed until next year.