E-Cigarette Industry Has Few Rules, But Change Seems LikelyThere is real muscle beneath the specialty e-cigarette retailer's trendy skin: a booming billion-dollar industry that has operated largely free of government regulations, ruled almost entirely by small business vigilantes who are making hefty profits.
California Pledges Changes In Protecting Underground WaterState oil and gas regulators on Monday released a plan they sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for bringing the state back into compliance with federal safe-drinking water requirements.
Ordinance Sought To Prevent Adult Businesses From Getting Permits On Valley RoadsA Los Angeles City Council committee is seeking an ordinance that would prevent permits from being issued to strip clubs, liquor stores and adult businesses along three San Fernando Valley roads.
Councilmembers Call For Legalization, Regulation Of Street Vending OperationsTwo Los Angeles city councilmembers Wednesday submitted a proposal calling for the regulation of street vending operations.
Councilman Warns Unregulated Rideshare Cabs Pose 'Danger To The Public'The Los Angeles City Council was set Tuesday to consider a motion to appeal newly adopted state regulations for phone-app-enabled ridesharing services.
Calif. Regulators Offer Rules For Car Sharing Services California regulators have proposed new rules for the burgeoning ride or car sharing industry.
Lawmaker Calls For Tougher Regulations For Short-Term Day Care CentersA state lawmaker wants to establish basic standards for the short-term day care centers that are growing in popularity at fitness centers, shopping malls, grocery stores and other businesses.
LA Mulls Permits For All Valet Parking Operators, AttendantsIf you've ever had second thoughts about handing your keys over to a valet attendant, the Los Angeles City Council says you're not alone.