California Redistricting Commission Defends New State MapsMembers of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission defended their months of sometimes chaotic work Monday as they handed off the completed maps that, barring successful court challenges, will govern congressional and legislative elections for the next 10 years.
Gov. Newsom Launches Plan To Combat Omicron As Cases Double In California In 1 WeekCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom is doubling down on a plan to slow the spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant within California.
California Man Gets 3 Years In Prison For Threats Over 2020 ElectionA California man has been sentenced to three years in prison for threatening harm in text messages sent during the attack on the U.S. Capitol to a New York-based family member of a journalist, prosecutors said.
Gov. Newsom Boosts Efforts To Combat Smash-And-Grabs In CaliforniaCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said he will seek more than $300 million in state funding over three years to boost law enforcement efforts to combat retail theft.
New California Rules End Distinction For Vaccinated WorkersWorkplace regulators are poised on Thursday to extend California’s coronavirus pandemic regulations into next year with some revisions that business groups say could worsen the labor shortage.
Gov. Newsom Highlights $1B Statewide Cleanup PlanGov. Gavin Newsom picked up litter and painted over graffiti in Los Angeles on Wednesday to highlight California’s $1.1 billion initiative to clean areas near highways, roads and other public spaces, an effort he promised to expand next year to address homeless encampments.
California Regulators Propose Reducing Incentives For Rooftop SolarCalifornia regulators on Monday proposed reducing the discounts people who install home solar panels and storage systems get on their energy bills, meaning it will take more time - a decade - to recoup the costs of installation.
Snapchat Scandal And Explicit Photo Leads To Calls For Patterson Mayor’s ResignationA Snapchat scandal has the Patterson mayor, who also teaches at Patteson High, under fire with calls for him to resign.
California Regulators Eye Tough Standards For Trucks, Lawn EquipmentAlong with speeding tickets, truck drivers in California could soon have to worry about pollution tickets while traveling the state's roads.
California Plans To Be Abortion Sanctuary If Roe Is OverturnedWith more than two dozen states poised to ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court gives them the OK next year, California clinics and their allies in the state Legislature on Wednesday revealed a plan to make the state a "sanctuary" for those seeking reproductive care, including possibly paying for travel, lodging and procedures for people from other states.
Bob Dole, World War II Veteran, Senator And Presidential Nominee, Has Died At 98Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the World War II veteran who Republicans hoped would oust President Bill Clinton from the White House in 1996, has died, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation said Sunday. He was 98. He had been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in February 2021.
Gov. Newsom Says Omicron Variant Won't Spark Another California ShutdownGov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said confirmation of the first U.S. case of the COVID-19 omicron variant in California was not surprising, urging residents to "remain vigilant" and said there shouldn't be another shutdown heading into the holidays.
New Policy Now Limits Medical Parole For California Prisoners On VentilatorsA new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.
Appeals Court Upholds California's Ban On High-Capacity MagazinesThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two lower court judges and upheld California's ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
California Now Limits Medical Parole To Inmates On VentilatorsA new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.