California State Capitol Closes After Assemblymember Autumn Burke, 4 Other Employees Test Positive For CoronavirusAssembly Speaker Anthony Rendon’s office confirmed a total of five people who work in the state Assembly have been diagnosed, indefinitely delaying the Assembly's plans to return to work from a scheduled summer recess.
California Assembly Fires Bocanegra Staffer Over Sex MisconductAn investigation found Raul Bocanegra's likely misconduct included putting a female subordinate's bracelet down his pants and asking her to retrieve it, stroking a female employee's hair and repeatedly asking another on dates. His staffer was found to show and talk about sex toys with female employees.
Lawmaker, #MeToo Leader Cristina Garcia Facing More Harassment Allegations Involving 'Spin The Bottle,' Bragging About Sex LifeA second person has come forward accusing State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia of sexual impropriety.
Male Staffer Accuses Bell Gardens Assemblywoman Of MisconductCristina Garcia, a leading figure in the state's anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker's office.
California Assembly Proposes $4.3 Billion In New SpendingCalifornia Assembly Democrats say they want to use the windfall from a growing economy to expand a tax credit for the working poor and extend health coverage to immigrants living in the country illegally.
Carrillo Leads Lopez In Race To Fill LA-Area Assembly SeatWendy Carrillo leads fellow Democrat Luis Lopez after early returns in a special election for a Los Angeles-area seat in the California Assembly.
2 Democrats Vie For Vacant California Assembly SeatWendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez are seeking to represent a district that includes the Echo Park, Silver Lake and Chinatown sections of LA.
Assembly Passes Bill To Ban Employers From Asking About Past SalaryThe bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prevent employers from asking applicants what they were paid at previous jobs.
California May Give Legal Help To Deported VeteransThe state Assembly passed a bill to provide legal representation for people who were honorably discharged from the military but have been deported.
California Assembly Moves To Tax Marijuana GrowersCalifornia lawmakers are moving to levy taxes on medical marijuana growers after hammering out pot regulations last year.
California Assembly Turns Down Aid For SoCal Gas VictimsMembers of the California Assembly rejected a plan to give victims of the Aliso Canyon disaster gas leak and other man-made pollution more time to sue for relief, but the proposal could return.
Proposed John Wayne Day In California Rejected Over Decades-Old Racist CommentsWhat a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.
Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Sworn In As Assembly SpeakerA Los Angeles-area Democrat who was chosen by his colleagues six months ago to lead the California Legislature's lower chamber will take office this week.
Assembly Votes To Raise Smoking Age To 21The California Assembly has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21.
California Assembly Approves Bill Banning Confederate NamesCalifornia lawmakers have advanced a bill to ban schools, parks and public property from being named after elected leaders or senior military officers of the Confederacy.