New Calif. Bill Would Require Consent Before Sex On College CampusesA potential new law could change the way college students engage in sexual activity on campus.
Senate Approves Bill Criminalizing Synthetic Drugs The bill by Democratic Sen. Cathleen Galgiani of Stockton targets synthetic marijuana or stimulants known as "spice" and "bath salts."
Bill Aims To Prevent College Sexual Violence The state Senate on Thursday approved legislation requiring California colleges and universities to adopt anti-sexual assault policies that include a written standard for personal consent.
Bill Would Require Condoms During Porn FilmingPorn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday.
Calif. Senate Holds Immigrant Health Coverage BillThe state Senate is holding legislation that seeks to extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally until lawmakers find a way to pay for it.
Underage College Student Wine And Beer Tasting Bill AdvancesIt would be legal for underage college students aspiring to be winemakers and brewers to taste what they produce under a bill approved by the state Assembly.
California Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Bill Advances On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.
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.
California Smartphone 'Kill Switch’ Bill FailsA bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones has failed in the state Senate but will likely be revived later this spring.
Bill Seeks To Address Widening Income Gap In California Between CEOs, WorkersCEOs of companies in Standard & Poor's 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.
California Bill That Would End Orca Shows Stalls The bill's author, Democrat Richard Bloom of Santa Monica, agreed during the bill's first hearing before the water, parks and wildlife committee to revisit his proposal after further study.
Calif. Bill Would End SeaWorld Killer Whale Shows The state Assembly will hold its first committee hearing Tuesday on AB2140 by Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, that is pitting animal welfare activists against a staple of San Diego's tourism industry.
2 Congressmen Seek Momentum To Build New Reservoir Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa held a news conference near the location of the proposed reservoir to announce their bill.
Family Sues SoCal Edison Over Nearly $140K Bill Racked Up By Alleged Pot-Growing TenantA San Gabriel Valley family is suing Southern California Edison after their power was cut off when they didn’t pay a nearly $140,000 bill that was racked up by an alleged pot-growing tenant.
Effort To Ban Weaponization Of Drones Advances To Calif. SenateThe state of California is on the verge of enacting some of the strictest standards in the nation concerning the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), thanks in part to the efforts of two Southern California lawmakers.