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.
California Files Suit Against Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' RuleCalifornia and several other states are fighting the Trump Administration's new immigration rule that would block people from being able to obtain green cards if they use Medicaid, food stamps or other public assistance programs.
President Trump, Republicans Sue California Over Law Requiring Release Of Tax ReturnsThe lawsuit claims California’s law is unconstitutional because it creates an additional requirement to run for president. It also claims the law would deny voters an opportunity to vote for their chosen candidates.
DMV Offices Across California Stay Closed For Half-Day Employee TrainingThe half-day training will prepare employees for the onslaught of federally-mandated REAL ID applications and reinforce training on customer service.
Fire Crews Begin Testing Night-Flying Helitankers To Combat WildfiresSouthern California has a new aerial weapon to help fight fires at night.
California Becomes First State To Offer Benefits To Immigrants In Country IllegallyCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally.
New Laws Affecting Medical Patients, Ammunition Kick In July 1A 6.5-cent gas tax on top of the existing taxes that accompany every gallon of gas sold in California will affect the most people and their wallets, but several other laws kick in on July 1 that will also have wide-ranging effects.
California Gas Tax Increase Taking Effect July 1 Raises Fuel Prices Over 5 Cents Per GallonPlanning a Fourth of July road trip? A new California gas tax increase is hitting gas pumps just days before the national holiday.
Gov. Newsom Issues State Proclamation 'Welcoming Women' To Get Abortions In CaliforniaGovernor Gavin Newsom issued a "Proclamation on Reproductive Freedom' Friday.
Crude Awakening: As Gas Prices Continue To Go Up, Drivers Are Anything But Down With ItIn a memo to Governor Newsom -- the California Energy Commission has concluded "market manipulation" may be one factor in why the state's gas prices are so high.
White House Hopefuls Swarm Rival's Home Turf Of CaliforniaThe Democrats who want to be president are swarming California, competing for campaign cash and media attention while courting longtime allies of home-state Sen. Kamala Harris on their rival's own turf.
California Sex Ed Overhaul Outlines Gender Identity Lessons For Students As Young As KindergartenThe roughly 700-page document doesn’t require schools to teach anything, but it is designed to expose teachers to current research and how to teach it.
California Ranks Among Worst States In US For Working MomsThe "2019's Best & Worst States for Working Moms" found California ranked dead last in median women's salary and near the bottom in daycare quality and female jobless rates.
UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts Cooler Housing Market In CaliforniaThe anticipated increase in demand for housing in the Golden State has failed to materialize, in spite of low unemployment levels and a generally strong economy, according to UCLA Anderson Forecast director Jerry Nickelsburg.