Death-Penalty Reform Initiative Pushed To 2016A coalition of law enforcement officers, prosecutors and crime victims announced Friday that it will wait until November 2016 to place a death-penalty reform measure on the ballot.
Controversy Surrounds Proposal That Would Increase Malpractice Damage CapA proposal that would increase the malpractice damage cap, which has remained at $250,000 for several decades, has gotten mixed reactions in California.
West Hollywood Reacts To Arizona Governor Vetoing Anti-Gay MeasureThe Arizona bill, if passed, would have allowed business owners to turn away any customers that conflicted with their religious beliefs and protected them from lawsuits if they did.
Chefs, Bartenders Showing No Love For New Glove LawChefs and bartenders say a new state law requiring them to wear disposable gloves during all phases of food preparation is hurting their bottom line and can be dangerous.
Report: Plunge In Porn Permits Linked To Condom MeasureA reported 95 percent reduction in film production permits in Los Angeles County is being linked to a voter-backed measure requiring condoms to be used in all locally-produced adult films, according to reports.
Gov. Brown Expected To Sign 3 Bills Intended To Prevent Elder AbuseGov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign three bills that are intended to prevent elder abuse.
LA Takes Closer Look At $3B Bond Measure To Pay For Street RepairsA report on a proposal to sell $3 billion in local bonds to pay for street repairs was scheduled to be presented to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday.
City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Increase On March BallotThe Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.
Californians Reject Prop 38, Prop 30 Trails In Early ReturnsVoters rejected Proposition 38 Tuesday night, which would have increased taxes to fund education.
LA City Ordinance Requiring Porn Actors To Wear Condoms Goes Into Effect MondayAn ordinance mandating adult video stars to wear condoms on shoots in the city of Los Angeles goes into effect Monday.
Proposition 19 Goes Up In A Puff Of SmokeCalifornia voters gave serious thought Tuesday to whether it was high time or a dopey idea to make their state the first to legalize recreational marijuana use and sales.