California Lawmakers Advance Measures To Curb Opioid CrisisCalifornia lawmakers advanced 10 opioid-related bills Tuesday in an effort to address the drug abuse crisis in the state, including a proposal that would let California share prescription records with other states.
New Year, New California Laws: Transgender Rights, Ammo RegulationsFrom the transgender community to gun owners and high school students, Californians can expect some big changes in the new year with the introduction of new state legislation.
California Lawmakers Send Affordable Housing Fix To GovernorCalifornia lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a package of bills Friday aimed at easing the state's affordable housing crisis.
Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-Gay 'Bathroom Bill'Bruce Springsteen announced in a Facebook post that he is cancelling his concert in Greensboro, North Carolina on Sunday.
Governor Reverses Ban On Electric SkateboardsGovernor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 604 allowing electrically-motorized skateboard users over the age of 13 to ride within bicycle lanes in California.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark-Fin BanA federal appeals court Monday upheld a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins.
Bill To Allow Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Stalls In CaliforniaLegislation to make California the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between vehicles in slow-moving traffic has stalled in the state Legislature.
Vaccine Opponents Continue Efforts Against California LawOpponents planned events to protest the law Friday in Santa Monica and Huntington Beach, and in San Francisco.
Governor OKs Nearly $1 Million For 3 California ExonereesCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has authorized a nearly $1 million payout to three wrongfully convicted former prisoners.
Earthquake Safety Bills Advance Out Of California AssemblyThe legislation approved unanimously on Monday would expand financial incentives for seismic retrofits.
California Assembly Advances Bills Reacting To Anti-Gay PlanThe California Assembly on Tuesday approved legislation making it harder for citizens to propose extreme ballot initiatives following the outrage over a measure advocating the slayings of gay and lesbian people.
Gov. Jerry Brown Proposes New $1 Billion Emergency Drought Relief PlanGov. Jerry Brown Thursday will announce new emergency relief legislation as California heads into a fourth drought year.
Bill Would Ban E-Cigarettes In Bars, Public BuildingsA California state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would ban the use of increasingly popular electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
Mother: Aid-In-Dying Bill Carries Brittany Maynard's LegacyThe mother and husband of Brittany Maynard appeared Wednesday in the state capitol to support a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives in California.
Prop. 47 Would Redefine Some Crimes, Shorten SentencesAmong the measures California voters will decide on Nov. 4 is Proposition 47, which would redefine some criminal penalties and could shorten sentences.