New California Law Prompted By Crash That Killed Kobe BryantThe measure that will take effect Jan. 1 makes it a misdemeanor with fines up to $1,000 per offense to take such photos for anything other than an official law enforcement purpose.
California Law Prioritizes People Over Corporate Home-BuyersTenants, affordable housing groups and local governments will get first crack at buying foreclosed homes under a measure approved Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California To Use Market Power In Bid To Lower Prescription Drug CostsCalifornia will attempt to use its massive market power to increase the availability and lower the cost of prescription drugs under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Monday.
Famed Napa Valley Winery Destroyed As Glass Fire Explodes In SizeThe famed 41-year-old Chateau Boswell Winery in Napa Valley, California, was destroyed during the Glass Fire on Sunday evening.
Study: 1 In 3 Parents Won’t Get Flu Shots For Their Child During COVID-19One-third of American parents have no plans to get their children vaccinated for the flu this year, according to a new poll.
Hospitality Workers Fast At Capitol, Call On Newsom To Allow Return To WorkCalifornia hospitality workers are fasting at the State Capitol and they're demanding Governor Gavin Newsom to sign a bill allowing them to return to work.
Transgender Inmates Will Be Housed By Gender Identity In CaliforniaGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.”
Governor Signs EDD Privacy Law After 5-Year CBS13 InvestigationGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Friday that will finally force the Employment Development Department (EDD) to stop putting people at risk of identity theft by mailing full Social Security numbers (SSN).
California Announces First Closure Of State Prison Since 2003A California assemblymember said nearly $200 million in operating costs will be saved after the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's (CDCR) announcement on Friday of the closure of a state prison in Tracy.
Coronavirus Hospitalizations Could Surge In October In CaliforniaCalifornia has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state's top health official said Friday, urging people to renew efforts to prevent spread.
New Law Will Stop EDD From Mailing SSNs - Following 5-Year CBS13 InvestigationCiting our reporting, lawmakers passed a bill that will force the Employment Development Department to stop putting people at risk of identity theft by mailing full Social Security numbers, a practice that is already against the law.
California Expands Financial Protections After US RollbackCalifornia on Friday created what supporters call its own nation-leading, state-level version of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after critics said the Trump administration significantly weakened national protections.
Newsom Signs Law To Grow Mental Health Coverage In CaliforniaGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday that for the first time in California defines “medical necessity," a move aimed at requiring private health insurance plans to pay for more mental health and drug addiction treatments.
California To Ban Sale Of Gasoline-Powered Vehicles, Newsom SaysCalifornia will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force U.S. automakers to shift their zero-emission efforts into overdrive.
Flu, COVID Could Overwhelm Hospitals In Fall, Winter, California SaysA severe flu season this fall and winter could overwhelm California hospitals that are preparing for an uptick in COVID-19 cases as the economy further reopens, officials said Thursday. They urged people to get vaccinated to prevent that from happening.