California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine RulesCalifornia public health officials would have oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday.
Governor Newsom Calls Native American Treatment GenocideGov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California's dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of Native Americans, saying it amounted to genocide.
Gov. Newsom, Sen. Pan Reach Agreement On Tougher Vaccine RulesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
California Public And Charter Schools Closer To Limiting Student Smartphone UseThe California State Senate unanimously passed a bill that would keep smartphones out of public and charter school classrooms, except under certain circumstances.
Assembly Approves Phone Bill Fee To Improve 911 SystemThe California Assembly has voted to raise fees on phones to pay for an upgrade of the state's 911 system.
Rainbow Flag Hanging At California State Capitol For Pride MonthA rainbow flag will fly in front of the California State Capitol until the end of the month as part of the state's celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. It's the first time in state history the pride flag has flown in front of the Capitol.
California Mulls Adopting Portions Of Despised Trump Tax Law California's liberal Legislature wants to give poor people a lot more money in their state tax refunds each year, including an extra $1,000 for people who earn less than $30,000 a year and have at least one child under 6.
Rep. Duncan Hunter's Wife Pleads Guilty To Corruption ChargeThe wife of U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty Thursday to a single corruption count and agreed to testify against her husband at his trial on charges the couple spent more than $200,000 in campaign funds on trips, dinners, clothes and other personal expenses.
California Sen. Kamala Harris Says Prosecutor Past Will Help Defeat TrumpDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the criminal justice system and distinguishes her among the crowded field taking on President Donald Trump.
California Governor, Lawmakers Wrangle Over Budget DetailsCalifornia lawmakers and Gov. Gavin Newsom broadly agree on a proposed $213 billion state budget that would spend more on immigrants and the poor by expanding tax credits, health care and child care.
California Closer To Banning Public And Charter School Students From Using Smartphones At SchoolCalifornia is one step closer to banning public and charter school students from using smartphones at school, except under certain circumstances.
Councilmembers Accuse Mayor Of Witholding Money From Districts As Political PaybackThe councilmembers allege the mayor’s position is political payback for their opposition to his bonding plan. He says that’s not true.
Fresno State School Of Nursing Master's Program Loses AccreditationFresno State lost its accreditation for its School of Nursing Master's program and will not admit any new students into the program this fall.
Six-Month Long Construction Project Starting On Interstate 80 In SacramentoConstruction will start Monday, June 24 on a 13-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in Sacramento and will last until December.
Gang Leaders Directed Murders, Drug Sales From Behind Barsuthorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison cells.
Sacramento-Area Workers Make Fifth Highest Average Hourly Wage In State, Modesto Makes Fourth LowestSacramento-area workers make an average of 27 dollars and 13 cents an hour, fifth most in the state and nine percent more than the national average.
Burning Man 2019 Attendees May Be Subjected To Drug ScreeningThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno.