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It is no longer illegal to infuse fresh flavors into alcohol after Governor Jerry Brown signed a law repealing a Prohibition-era ban.

Calif. Lawmakers Reject Bid For 4 A.M. Last Call

California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have permitted bartenders to serve drinks until 4 a.m., two hours later than the current last call for alcohol.



Calif. Assembly OKs Money For Gun-Seizure Program

Legislation that would expand the state Department of Justice’s ability to go after felons, the mentally unstable and others prohibited from owning firearms is one step from the governor’s desk.


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Proposed Legislation Would Allow Calif. To Extend Alcoholic Service To 4 A.M.

Newly proposed legislation would give local communities across California the option to expand alcoholic beverage service hours until 4 a.m. at restaurants and night clubs.


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California Senate Passes Bill Mandating Gay History

The state Senate has approved legislation that would require California’s public schools to include gay history in social studies lessons.


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Bill Would Permit Fruit-Infused Booze In California

San Francisco lawmaker is proposing a law to put the fruit back in booze.