California Bill Aims To Expedite Removal Of Homeless CampsAn assemblymember is pushing a bill aimed at removing homeless encampments and providing them with coordinated entry to housing in a timely manner.
As Wildfires Get Worse, Smoke Spreads, Stokes Health WorriesFirst came the flames, a raging firestorm propelled by 50 mph (80 kph) wind gusts that incinerated Kelsey Norton's house and killed 85 people in her community.
California Considers Statewide Ban On Gas-Powered Garden ToolsIf you have any gas-powered gardening tools, you may be forced to give them up soon.
Push To Ban 'Virginity Testing' On Women In CaliforniaAn assemblywoman is pushing to ban so-called "virginity testing" on women.
California State Universities May Waive Fees For 2 Years For Qualifying StudentsSeveral California lawmakers want to make two years of college at California State Universities free for qualifying students.
California Congressional Seat Will Be Vacant Until 2021California Gov. Gavin Newsom will not call a special election to fill the unfinished term of U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, who resigned after pleading guilty to a corruption charge, a spokeswoman for the governor said Wednesday.
California Lawmakers Eye Back-Up Power For Cellphone TowersWhen the nation's largest electric utility preemptively shut off power last fall to prevent wildfires in California, customers lost more than just their lights - some lost their phones, too.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Targets Homeless Crisis In Budget, OrderCalifornia's governor said Wednesday that he is seeking $750 million in part to help pay rent for people facing homelessness in the most populous state's latest attempt to fight what he called a national crisis.
Assemblywoman Wants To Create State Office To End HomelessnessHomelessness is an issue that plagues many cities across California, and one Assemblymember has a plan to end that problem.
2020 Census Working To Get The Word Out Early In Hopes Of Getting Accurate NumbersThe census starts on April 1 and can be completed online for the first time.
California To Examine Effect Of Blackouts On CommunicationWhen the nation's largest electric utility preemptively shut off power last fall to prevent wildfires in California, customers lost more than just their lights — some lost their phones, too.
California Bill Aims To Boost Safety After Racehorse DeathsA California lawmaker introduced legislation Tuesday that could require more safeguards for racehorses after dozens died in recent years at a Southern California track.
Bill Aims To Make Sending Unsolicited Lewd Images Online A Crime In CaliforniaA California lawmaker wants to make it illegal to send unsolicited lewd pictures to people online.
Audit: More Than 1.4 Million California Children At Risk Of Lead PoisoningA new report from the California State Auditor found more than 1.4 million children may be at risk of lead poisoning and not know it because the state's top two health agencies aren't doing their jobs.
California Measure Pushing For More Housing Faces HurdlesFacing a shortage of 3.5 million houses, some California lawmakers want developers to build more apartments and other housing closer to public transportation — even if it means overriding local zoning laws.