California Public Schools May Be Required To Stock Free Menstrual Products In RestroomsCalifornia lawmakers approved legislation that would require public schools and colleges to stock their restrooms with free menstrual products.
California Lawmakers Shelve COVID Vaccine BillsThe California Legislature has shelved bills aimed at requiring workers to either be vaccinated or get weekly coronavirus testing to keep their jobs, punting on a debate about vaccine mandates just days before the state's Democratic governor faces a recall election.
Obama Urges 'No' Vote On California Recall, VP Harris Campaigns With Newsom In Final StretchFormer President Barack Obama urges Californians to reject the recall effort targeting Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a television ad released on Wednesday, telling voters that the outcome of Tuesday's recall election could be the difference "between protecting our kids and putting them at risk."
California Lawmakers Approve Bill That Could Weed Out Bad CopsA bill to end the careers of bad law enforcement officers is headed to California Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk after being approved by lawmakers.
Algae Bloom Reaches Danger Level At Central California ReservoirA bloom of toxic blue-green algae in a Central California reservoir has reached the danger level, the state Department of Water Resources said Tuesday.
California Recall Election Fueled By French Laundry Dinner, Ruling On Same DayOn a single day last November, two events helped set the course for just the second recall election against a governor in California history.
South Lake Tahoe Families Celebrate Labor Day By Coming HomeNo crowds, but families returned to their homes after the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office lifted Caldor fire mandatory evacuations.
More Schools Closing Due To COVID OutbreaksSeveral rural California schools are temporarily closing because of covid outbreaks.
Firefighter Dies Of Illness While Assigned To Dixie FireThe firefighter, who was working for the Lassen National Forest, did not die as a result of the fire, rather because of an illness, according to a U.S. National Forest Service spokesperson.
Gov. Newsom Seeks $16.7M In Aid For Afghan RefugeesGov. Gavin Newsom and California legislative leaders on Friday requested $16.7 million in state money to help resettle Afghan refugees in the state.
Gov. Newsom Calls GOP Rivals 'Anti-Vax,' But Are They?California Gov. Gavin Newsom has made his leadership during the pandemic a centerpiece of his campaign to keep his job, warning in life-and-death terms that his Republican rivals in the recall election are anti-vaccine crusaders who would expose people to a new wave of COVID risks.
California Lawmakers Advance Bill To Strip Badges From Bad Police OfficersBad law enforcement officers could permanently lose their badges under a bill advanced by California lawmakers on Friday, a year after a similar measure died in the waning hours of the legislative session.
Election Security Experts Call For Rigorous Audit To Protect California RecallA group of election security experts on Thursday called for a rigorous audit of the upcoming recall election for California's governor after copies of systems used to run elections across the country were released publicly.
California Senate Votes To Mail Ballots In All ElectionsThe California Senate on Thursday voted to make sure all active registered voters will get a ballot in the mail at least 29 days before every election — even if they didn't ask for one.
California Aims To Restrict Use Of Rubber Bullets, Chemical Irritants At ProtestsCalifornia would restrict the use of rubber bullets and chemical irritants during protests under legislation advanced Thursday in the wake of last year’s widespread public demonstrations over racial injustice. A similar bill died last year.