Gov. Brown Signs Law Bolstering Equal Pay Protection For WomenSupporters say the new law offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation to challenge gender-based wage gaps.
Proposed Gas Tax Hike Takes Aim At Hybrid VehiclesState lawmakers in Sacramento are set to consider a tax increase on gas and hybrid vehicles.
Infamous San Quentin 6 Member Stabbed to Death In New Folsom Prison RiotThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has identified the stabbing victim in Wednesday’s riot as Hugo Pinell, 71.
Ballot Measure Threatens California Water Tunnels PlanA measure expected to quality for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown's $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Lawmakers Denounce Ballot Initiative Making Gay Sex Punishable By DeathMembers of the California Assembly are denouncing a proposed ballot measure that would make it legal to murder gay and lesbian people.
Advocates Push Lawmakers To Help Social Programs In BudgetAs California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown's revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
California Vaccine Requirement Bill Gets First Public DebateA bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.
119-Year-Old Diploma Reunited With Relatives Of Deceased RecipientA 119-year-old diploma that was found in the basement of a Chino home was reunited Thursday with relatives of the deceased recipient.
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.
Signatures Submitted To Fight California Bag BanIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in, effectively buying plastic bag manufacturers more time.
Inmates Who Work State Prisons Could Get Out EarlyThe settlement was filed Friday in federal court, where judges would need to approve it before any changes take effect.
UC Irvine Beats Sacramento State 74-62 John Ryan scored 14 points and Alex Young added 13 to lead UC Irvine to a 74-62 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Capitol Shoe Shine Guy Among Senate LayoffsA man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.
Gov. Brown: No Comment On Plight Of Marine Jailed In Mexico The plight of an Afghanistan war veteran jailed south of the border may or may not come up Tuesday during a high-level meeting in Sacramento.
Push To Delay Hike In Gas Prices Stalls In SacramentoA bipartisan effort by lawmakers in Sacramento to delay an upcoming increase in gas prices appears to have stalled Monday.