California Divorce Courts Go To The Dogs As Pets Gain StatusA new law grants California judges authority to settle disagreements over who keeps the family pet in divorce cases the same way they handle child-custody disputes.
Controversy, Confusion Over New Law Decriminalizing Prostitution Charges For MinorsSB 1322 makes solicitation and loitering with the intent to commit prostitution misdemeanors that do not apply to children under 18.
Vaccination Rush On As New California Law Takes EffectSchool starts next week for many California kids, and under a new law they must be vaccinated for diseases like tetanus, diphtheria, measles, polio, hepatitis B and chickenpox .
Californians' Fake Lawns Protected By New LawCities in drought-stricken California can no longer stop residents from installing fake grass to replace their water-guzzling lawns.
Newly Passed California Newborn Screening Law Likely Saved Child's LifeOne Orange County family is thankful for a screening program that is now required for all newborns in California.
New California Law Requires Corroboration Of Cellmate TestimonyA new California law requires corroboration of jailhouse informant testimony.
New Law Mandates Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Calif. HomesCarbon monoxide detectors are now mandatory in many California homes due to a state law that went into effect July 1.
Are Police Tricking People Into Paying 'Snitch' Tickets?Are police tricking people into snitching on someone who goes through a red light camera intersection? That’s what some people are claiming police are doing by sending out snitch tickets.
New Insurance Regulator Vows To Back Federal ReformAs one of his first acts in office, California's new insurance commissioner says he'll back the national health care reform law by proposing emergency regulation to ramp up enforcement.