California Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Bill Advances On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.
California May Boost Assisted Care Facility PenaltiesRecent problems at several assisted care facilities led the state Senate to advance a bill Thursday that would give California regulators the power to impose tougher penalties.
Calif. Leaders Push For Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’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.
California Bill Would Allow A Child More Than 2 ParentsA California lawmaker wants children to be able to have more than two parents.
New California Law Requires Corroboration Of Cellmate TestimonyA new California law requires corroboration of jailhouse informant testimony.