California Sues Uber, Lyft For Classifying Drivers As 'Contractors'The two rideshare giants are accused of misclassifying their drivers as “contractors,” depriving them of workplace protections like minimum wage and overtime and access to paid sick leave, disability insurance and unemployment.
With Schools Closed By Coronavirus Outbreak, UC Temporarily Relaxes Enrollment RequirementsWith schools across the country shut down potentially until the end of the school year, the University of California is temporarily relaxing enrollment requirements.
Coronavirus: California DMV Canceling Driving Tests, Requiring Appointments For Office VisitsDepartment of Motor Vehicle offices across the state remain open, but with major changes to protect customers and employees.
Coronavirus: State Water Board Warns 'Flushable' Wipes Could Clog Sewer SystemsAs the state grapples with the ripple effects of the coronavirus outbreak, California’s Water Board says residents should not flush disinfecting wipes or paper towels, or risk dealing with backed up plumbing and sewers.
Coronavirus: California Could Be Short 20,000 Hospital Beds In Worst-Case ScenarioCalifornia, bracing for a worst-case coronavirus outbreak scenario, has placed the National Guard on alert.
Coronavirus: CSU Postpones 2020 Commencement, Moves All Campuses Into 'Virtual Mode'CSU, whose 23 campuses across California serving 482,000 students, says its making the moves because the health and well-being of students and employees is its foremost priority.
UCLA Anderson Forecast: Coronavirus Plunges US Into Recession, California Will Be Severely HitThe revision is the first in the forecast’s 68-year history where an update was published between its scheduled quarterly releases.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Trump Administration Can Withhold Money From Sanctuary States, CitiesWednesday’s ruling from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a lower court’s decision ordering the administration to release funding.
Audit: California Lottery Owes Public Education $36 MillionCalifornia’s state auditor says the California Lottery owes school a whopping $36 million.
California Officially Apologizes For World War II Japanese-American InternmentAfter the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, bringing the U.S. into World War II, President Roosevelt forced more than 120,000 Japanese men, women and children in the U.S. to leave their homes and move into internment camps across the West.
New Bill Would Allow Drivers To Take Up To 3 License Photos -- For A DonationA new bill from Brea Assemblyman Phillip Chen would add a new section to the state vehicle code that would allow anyone applying for a driver’s license to take up to three photos.
California Could Become First State To Have Generic Prescriptions LabelCalifornia could skirt high drug prices by becoming the first state in the nation to have its own generic drug label.
California Unemployment Rate Remains At Lowest Since 1970sThe Golden State continues to shine when it comes to creating jobs.
California Bans 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions For K-8 StudentsThe new law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2020 – just in time for the 2020-2021 school year – bans schools from suspending students from kindergarten through eighth grade for showing “willful defiance” toward a teacher or administrator.
California Will Pay 2 Years Of Community College Tuition For First-Time StudentsGovernor Gavin Newsom will visit East LA College Thursday to talk about the expanded California College Promise program, which will now pay for two years of community college tuition for first-time, full-time college students in California.