Gov. Brown Signs Mascot Legislation Banning Redskins Name At Public SchoolsThe mascot legislation will prevent public schools from using a term that American Indians regard as offensive. It goes into effect in 2017.
California Weighs Banning Concealed Handguns On CampusesCalifornia is once again considering a move to tighten its restrictions on guns with a ban on the concealed carry of handguns at colleges and schools.
Huntington Beach City Council Votes To Repeal Plastic Bag BanA single vote was cast in favor of keeping the plastic bag ban that's been in place in Huntington Beach for two years.
UC Irvine's Student Government Vetoes Controversial U.S. Flag BanToday's 4-1 vote was conducted by the Executive Cabinet of the Associated Students of UCI.
UC Irvine Student Leadership Panel Votes To Remove American Flag From Campus LobbyStudents at University of California, Irvine, have voted for a more "inclusive space" by banning the American flag on part of the school's campus.
Bill Would Ban E-Cigarettes In Bars, Public BuildingsA California state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ban the use of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
Officials To Ban Bulky Item Dumping At LA City ParksCity officials are looking at ways to clean up what they say is a messy situation at parks across Los Angeles.
Federal Judge Blocks California's Ban On Foie GrasFoie gras lovers in California can rejoice after a federal judge on Wednesday blocked the state's ban on the sale of the fatty duck and goose liver.
LA City Council Approves Proposal To Ban Parking Spot AppsThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved a proposal to ban apps, like ParkingMonkey, that allow users to auction off parking spots.
Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag BanIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
Santa Monica’s Ban On Electronic Cigarettes Goes Into EffectE-cigs will now be banned in all non-smoking areas in the city, which includes the Santa Monica Pier, beaches and the Third Street Promenade.
City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood DonorsLos Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.
Assembly Rejects Bill That Would Ban Plastic Bags StatewideThe Assembly on Monday rejected legislation that would make California the first state to impose a ban on single-use plastic bags, but the bill could be heard again later this week.
FAA Lifts Ban On U.S. Flights To IsraelThe Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
'Breathe Free' Campaign Underway To Prep Manhattan Beach For Smoking Ban Cigarette smokers will soon no longer be welcome in Manhattan Beach.