New Law Bans Federal Government from Mandating Common CoreSo is the talk about killing Common Core just that — talk?
San Francisco Voting On Whether To Raise Legal Smoking Age To 21Officials in San Francisco will vote Tuesday on whether to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, even as opponents argue that cities and counties cannot trump California law.
Proposed Bill Would Require Videotaping Sales Of Firearms In CaliforniaAll California gun sales would have to be videotaped under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature.
California Bill Would Have State Help Cover Working Parents' Child Care Costs“It's been many times I've been let go from jobs because I couldn't find child care,” said child care advocate Shavone Brown. Now she can afford childcare with a good paying job from the state. But years ago, it was a different story for the single mother of two.
California Bar Exam Applicants Passing At Record-Low RateThe California bar passage rate is at its lowest level in nearly a decade.
Man Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail For Posting Topless Pic Of Ex-GirlfriendLos Angeles man who posted a topless photo of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook has been sentenced to a year in jail for violating California's new "revenge porn" law.
UPDATE: Calif. Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Law UnconstitutionalTenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.
Strippers Claim San Diego Cops Violated Their Civil Rights30 dancers at Cheetahs Gentlemen's Club say officers photographed them nearly nude and made "arrogant" demands.
California Man Gets 6 Years For 8th DUI ConvictionA Northern California man convicted of his eighth drunk driving charge has been sentenced to a maximum term of six years in prison.
Undocumented Immigrant Sworn In As Attorney In CaliforniaHe's living in California illegally, but now he can legally practice law. California has allowed an undocumented immigrant into the state bar.
New Calif. Laws Try To Help Employees, ImmigrantsAs California's economy recovers, the Democrats who control the state Legislature put a priority on assisting more vulnerable workers with some of the laws taking effect in the new year.
Calif. Parole Board To Set Minimums For Life-Term InmatesCalifornia has settled legal action by a prisoner who said his parole applications were routinely and unjustifiably denied, an agreement that could bring about earlier releases for inmates who have been sentenced to terms up to life but remain eligible for parole.