Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action AmendmentBowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state's higher education system.
Bill Would Increase Penalties For ‘Swatting’ CallsPeople who make fake 911 calls would be subject to paying the costs of mobilizing emergency responders under a bill that is close to passing the state Legislature.
Sen. Ted Lieu Proposing Hefty Fines For Pranksters Caught 'Swatting'Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom — tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi.
Torrance Senator Backs Bill Aimed At Making 'Swatting' Pranks A Felony The proposed measure comes in the wake of several false reports of invaders at the homes of actor Tom Cruise, singers Chris Brown and Justin Bieber, among others.
Torrance Lawmaker Fears Poor English Speakers At Risk Of 'ObamaCare' Scams Millions of Californians are set to receive medical insurance for the very first time — if the scammers don't get to them first.