California Lawmakers Send Police Training Bill To Gov. Newsom's DeskCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday sent Gov. Gavin Newsom the second half of a two-bill legislative package intended to deter shootings by police by requiring officers to take training in ways to avoid using lethal force.
Bill That Would Have Put California Permanently In Daylight Saving Time Put On HoldCalifornians will have to keep changing their clocks for daylight saving time, for now.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs 2 Bills Restricting Medical Exemptions For Vaccines Amid ProtestsTwo new California bills that will restrict medical exemptions for vaccines required at public and private schools were signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday.
California Bans Fur Trapping For Recreation, CommerceIt is now illegal to trap animals in California for recreation or to sell their fur.
5 Seek Election To Rural Northern California Assembly SeatFour Republicans and one Democrat are seeking to succeed a state Assemblyman in a sprawling, Republican-leaning Northern California district.
California Senate OKs Bill Targeting Hospital Giant KaiserHospital giant Kaiser Permanente would have to disclose more financial information about its hospitals under a bill that has cleared the California Legislature.
PG&E Asks Legislature For Help In Paying Wildfire VictimsPacific Gas & Electric is facing up to $30 billion in potential damages from lawsuits stemming from recent wildfires, including one last year that killed 86 people and destroyed much of the town of Paradise.
California Lawmaker Proposes Ban On 'Deep Fake' VideosA California lawmaker is proposing to restrict the sharing of manipulated videos depicting politicians amid mounting concerns that increasingly convincing "deep fakes" could give rise to misinformation in the approaching 2020 election.
NCAA Threatens To Ban California Teams In Light Of Fair Pay To Play BillCalifornia legislation to allow student-athletes to make money from their sport faces another hurdle tomorrow, but there could be an even bigger hurdle ahead.
California Legislature OKs Health Insurance MandateThe California Legislature has voted to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law that has been eliminated nationwide by Republicans in Congress.
Uber, Lyft Try To Stop Proposed Law That Defines Drivers As EmployeesUber and Lyft are trying to stop a proposed state law that officially defines its drivers as employees. They’re using questionable methods to get their drivers to oppose the bill as well.
California Has Housing Crisis, Legislature Has No Fix YetCrisis. Emergency. California lawmakers are describing the state's housing crunch in dire terms.
California Senate OKs Rule On Police Use-Of-Force TrainingThe California Senate approved legislation Tuesday requiring officers across the nation's most populous state to be trained in ways to avoid using deadly force.
Committee Advances First-In-US Rules On Police ShootingsThe legislation faces a tough fight in the full Assembly, where it stalled last year.
New Bill Would Clear Some Convictions From Criminal RecordsA landmark new law would give Californians with arrests and convictions a chance at a "clean slate.”