The bill SB 888 requires groups like the Westboro Baptist church to stay 1,000 feet from a burial site, mortuary or place of worship.
A liberal law school professor may become the first Obama administration judicial nominee to be defeated by the Senate.
The California state Senate has approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a handheld cell phone while driving.
The leaders of both legislative houses on Tuesday scheduled votes on California Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal, even though no Republicans have come forward to promise the votes necessary for approval.
The state Senate has approved a law setting rules for how utilities can meet the state’s ambitious goal to draw a third of their power from alternative energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal within 10 years.
Two state senators elected in Tuesday’s special election have been sworn in, filling the last two vacancies in the 40-member chamber.
Two former Los Angeles-area lawmakers claimed seats in the state Senate in special elections Tuesday that were the first campaigns under California’s open primary law.
California’s new top-two open primary system is getting its first test in special elections in two Southern California state Senate districts Tuesday, ushering in changes that proponents hope will eventually lead to a less partisan Legislature.
Passage of the “Dream Act” turned into something of a nightmare Saturday for both of California’s senators.
A record numbers of absentee ballots may result in a lower turnout, but millions of Californians are heading out today cast their vote.
With polls still showing a tight race, Carly Fiorina looks to pull off one of the biggest upsets in the nation over Democratic opponent Barbara Boxer, who says she expects to be re-elected.
A new poll shows Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer leading Republican challenger Carly Fiorina as Election Day draws near.
Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina has been released from the hospital two days after she checked in for an infection.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will campaign for U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina in Southern California as part of a West Coast visit to back Republicans in tough races.
GOP Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is calling Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer a hypocrite for attacking Fiorina over her record of outsourcing jobs while chief executive of Hewlett-Packard.