California Senate Rejects Involuntary Servitude AmendmentThe California Senate on Thursday rejected a proposal to ban involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime after Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration warned it could cost taxpayers billions of dollars by forcing the state to pay inmates who work while in prison a $15-per-hour minimum wage.
California Emissions, Carbon Neutrality Plan Draws CriticismCalifornia air regulators are likely to hear a barrage of criticism Thursday on a plan to slash fossil fuel use and reach carbon neutrality by 2045, a proposal that would require a sweeping shift in how the state powers its massive economy in the face of climate change.
Sacramento Refugees Raise Concerns, Aid Following Earthquake in AfghanistanThe Afghanistan earthquake is now considered the deadliest in two decades. The 5.9-magnitude quake flattened villages while killing at least 1,000 people. Refugees in Sacramento say humanitarian aid is urgent.
California Man Nicholas John Roske Charged With Attempting To Kill Justice Brett Kavanaugh Pleads Not GuiltyThe California man charged with attempting to murder Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in a Maryland federal court.
Sacramento City Councilman Sean Loloee Responds To Report He Doesn't Live In District He RepresentsSacramento City Councilman Sean Loloee is defending his post after allegations he doesn't live in the district he represents. He addressed the claims at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
California Gov. Newsom's Mental Health Court Plan Advances Amid WorriesA controversial proposal by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to prod more homeless people into mental health treatment is making its way through the Legislature, despite deep misgivings from lawmakers struggling to address a problem that reaches every corner of the state.
California Democrats To Investigate Oil Companies, Cause Of High Gas PricesWith California drivers paying more than $6 for a gallon of gas and state officials deadlocked for months over how to provide relief, lawmakers in the state Assembly on Monday announced they would investigate oil companies they say are "abusing a historic situation to suck profits from Californians' wallets.”
California Considers Banning Loitering For Prostitution ArrestsCalifornia lawmakers are finally sending to Gov. Gavin Newsom a hot potato of a bill that would bar police from making arrests on a charge of loitering for prostitution, nine months after the measure passed the Legislature, the author of the bill announced Monday.
'We Just Need Less Crap Out There': California Bill Would Reduce Single-use Plastic Products 25%An ambitious California proposal aims to reduce plastic production for single-use products like shampoo bottles and food wrappers by 25% starting next decade, part of an effort to rein in pollution from the ubiquitous material.
White House Unlikely To Push For Gas Rebate Cards, Official SaysThe Biden administration is unlikely to advocate for sending households gas rebate cards as officials continue to weigh all options to ease the pain at the pump, an official familiar with the matter tells CNN.
Reagan Mansion In East Sacramento's Fab 40s Neighborhood Back On Market for First Time In 22 YearsGet your pocketbook ready because the Reagan mansion is going for just under $5 million.
'Guns Kill More People Than Cars': California Bill Would Make Gunowners Buy Liability InsuranceCalifornia would be the first state to require gun owners to buy liability insurance to cover the negligent or accidental use of their firearms, if lawmakers approve a measure announced Thursday.
California Lawmaker Scraps Plan For Preteen Vaccine ConsentCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday amended a bill that would have let preteens be vaccinated against a range of health conditions without their parents' consent, instead raising the proposed minimum age to 15, which would still be among the youngest in the U.S.
What Does Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike Mean For You?The feds approved a rate hike of three-quarters of a point, but what does that mean for your pocketbook?
'Looks Like The Value Of The Dollar Is Going Down': Californians Cut Back On Spending Amid Soaring InflationAs the Federal Reserve tries to calm inflation with its latest interest rate hike, Californians are tightening their wallets.