Celebrities Back California Bill To Cut Single-Use PlasticsA push to pass first-in-the-nation California proposals to limit single-use plastic containers and other items drew support from actor Jeff Goldblum on Wednesday.
California Asks For Surplus Federal Land To House HomelessCalifornia is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program.
Judge Halts California Labor Law As It Relates To TruckersA federal judge on Thursday indefinitely blocked a new California labor law from applying to more than 70,000 independent truckers, deciding that it is preempted by federal rules on interstate commerce.
Governor Newsom Restarts Giant Water Tunnel ProjectCalifornia's governor has restarted a project to build a giant, underground tunnel that would pump billions of gallons of water from the San Joaquin Delta to the southern part of the state.
California Bill Aims To Expedite Removal Of Homeless CampsAn assemblymember is pushing a bill aimed at removing homeless encampments and providing them with coordinated entry to housing in a timely manner.
Push To Ban 'Virginity Testing' On Women In CaliforniaAn assemblywoman is pushing to ban so-called "virginity testing" on women.
Federal Judge Holds Freelancers To New California Labor LawA federal judge will not temporarily exempt freelance journalists and photographers from a broad new California labor law, saying they waited too long to challenge restrictions that they fear could put some of them out of business.
Report: California Cops More Likely To Stop Black DriversBlack drivers in California were stopped by police at 2.5 times the per capita rate of whites and searched three times as often, according to the latest report Thursday from a first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling by police.
Judge Blocks California's Alligator Ban After Louisiana SuesA federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law banning the import and sale of alligator and crocodile products.
California And Upper Midwest To See Snow And Rain, While Much Of The Country Enjoys A Toasty ChristmasThe mountainous regions of California should expect the brunt of the storm with some locales slated to see whiteout conditions, blowing snow and icy roads through Thursday morning.
Californians Can Now Check Legal Pot Dealers Using QR CodesCalifornia marijuana users can now turn to their smartphones to find out if a dispensary is legit.
FCC Authorizes Nearly $14 Million In Funding For Rural Broadband In CaliforniaThe Federal Communications Commission authorized nearly $14 million for the next decade to bring broadband to nearly 18,800 rural homes and businesses in California.
Thousands Of 'Penis Fish' Washed Up On A California BeachA horde of large, fat worms descended upon a central California beach, spooked out of their burrows by a bomb cyclone.
California Considers Requiring Zero Emission Truck SalesThe country's most populous state could become the first to require a portion of new truck sales be electric or “zero-emission” vehicles as California grapples with how to clean up its worst-in-the-nation air quality.
More People Signing Up For Health Insurance In CaliforniaMore than 130,000 people have purchased health insurance through California's state-run marketplace for the first time, a 16% increase from last year now that the state is offering more money to help people pay their monthly premiums and will begin taxing people next year who refuse to buy insurance.