Bill Would Reduce Challenges To Prospective Jurors Prosecutors and defense attorneys would be able to reject fewer jurors in misdemeanor trials under a bill passed Tuesday by the California state Senate.
New Bill Could Ban Plastic Bags In Calif. Plastic bags may soon be banned in the entire state of California.
Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.
Consumer Group Warns Delta 'Twin Tunnels' Plan May Cost RatepayersCommunity leaders and consumer watchdog groups were set Wednesday to voice their opposition to a Northern California tunnels project that could impact neighborhoods here in the Southland.
Glendale Councilman Wants DreamWorks To Pay Up For Pres. Obama’s VisitA Glendale councilman believes DreamWorks should foot some of the bill for increased security for President Barack Obama’s visit last month.
Brown Vetoes Proposed Ban On Semi-Automatic RiflesGovernor Jerry Brown vetoed a controversial gun control bill Friday that would have outlawed all future sales of semi-automatic rifles in California.
Fertility Coverage Protected For Same-Sex CouplesUnmarried and same-sex couples will be ensured the same access to insurance coverage for fertility treatments as heterosexual couples under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Illegal Immigrants Driver's LicensesGov. Jerry Brown signed into law Thursday a bill enabling millions of immigrants the right to drive in California.
Gov. Brown To Sign Bill Giving Immigrants LicensesGov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses.
Gov. Brown Signs Anti-Revenge Porn BillCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill outlawing so-called revenge porn and levying possible jail time for people who post naked photos of their exes after bitter breakups.
Gov. Brown Expected To Sign 3 Bills Intended To Prevent Elder AbuseGov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign three bills that are intended to prevent elder abuse.
Bill Will Require Private, Charter Schools To Keep Possibly Concussed Athletes Off FieldGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a concussion.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Increase Minimum Wage Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday signed a bill to increase the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Deter PaparazziPaparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday.
State Senate Approves Snoopy License Plate BillSnoopy 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.