Two state Senate committees will hold a joint hearing in Torrance next week to discuss the recent explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery, the response by emergency crews and the impact on the community.
Californians buying guns from out-of-state sources would have to go through the same steps required for in-state purchases under a bill passed Wednesday by the state Assembly.
Federal transportation officials are promising another big dose of cash to help expand Los Angeles’ growing public transit network — this time, $2.1 billion in grants and loans to extend a subway line into Beverly Hills.
The state Senate has approved reducing the gift limit for lawmakers by more than half in an effort to improve the Legislature’s image after a string of ethical lapses and criminal charges.
State Senate Approves Bill That Would Drop Traditional Definition Of Marriage As ‘Between A Man And Woman’
The bill was sent to the Assembly on a 25-10 vote, with only Republicans in opposition. Two Republicans, Anthony Cannella of Ceres and Ted Gaines of Roseville, voted in favor.
The Los Angeles Times says Fluke will seek the seat held by Ted Lieu, a Torrance Democrat
Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens and several other elected officials Wednesday called for Senator Ron Calderon to step down amid a federal investigation and accusations that he accepted money to promote certain bills.
Snoopy fans could soon be able to show their Peanuts pride on the road! The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday allowing the DMV to issue a commemorate license plate featuring the beloved character.
California’s minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown, giving the state one of the highest statewide rates in the nation.
The state Senate approved a bill on Monday that would require drivers to stay at least three feet away from bicyclists when they are passing in the same direction.
Nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants could perform a type of early abortion under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, leaving the measure one step from the governor.
The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California’s tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.