Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring state officials to give journalists five days’ notice before they issue subpoenas for telephone records.
A South Bay lawmaker Tuesday sought to revive efforts to impose penalties on utility companies that have frequent outages in the same area.
A bill that would require perpetrators of “swatting” — or false 911 emergencies typically reported at the homes of celebrities — to reimburse police for the cost of responding to the hoaxes has been approved by a state legislative committee.
The state Senate has unanimously passed two bills designed to better safeguard teachers and students from attacks.
Legislation approved by the state Senate on Thursday would force pranksters who make hoax 911 calls, like the ones used to target celebrities, pay for the cost of police responding to the fake emergencies.
TMZ reported Friday that the latest victim of celebrity “swatting” is California State Senator Ted Lieu.
Pranksters could soon pay the price—literally—for “swatting” celebrity homes.
A Southern California lawmaker is set to make a new push in Sacramento for increased transparency in hospital billing.
A Southland lawmaker said Monday new data supports his efforts in Sacramento to crack down on parolees who remove GPS-ankle bracelets.
Several California lawmakers reacted to the Conn. mass shooting by calling for new laws aimed at increasing safety, either through gun control or improved security at public schools.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that seeks to balance the constitutional right to protest with the desire to let those attending funeral services mourn in peace.
State lawmakers have approved a bill that would establish a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.
A state senator from Torrance is blaming powerful lobbyists for the hospital industry for the defeat of proposed consumer legislation aimed at hospital billing practices.
State Senator Ted Lieu of Torrance has introduced a bill in Sacramento aimed at regulating the so-called Buy Here Pay Here auto dealerships.
Two state senators elected in Tuesday’s special election have been sworn in, filling the last two vacancies in the 40-member chamber.