Alex Padilla

CHINO, CA - DECEMBER 10:  Inmates at Chino State Prison walk the hallway on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thousands Of California Convicts To Regain Voting Rights

California is restoring voting rights for tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision.


State Sen. Alex Padilla has authored a bill that would expedite firing teachers facing criminal charges. (credit: CBS13)

State Senator To Revive Bill Targeting Teachers In Child Abuse Cases

A state senator says he will reintroduce legislation next week to reform the dismissal procedure for California teachers involved in child abuse cases in order to simplify and expedite the process.