Ethnic Studies Made A High School Requirement In CaliforniaAlong with English, science, math and other graduation requirements, California high school students will have to take a course in ethnic studies to get a diploma starting in 2029-30.
Gov. Newsom Rejects Decriminalizing JaywalkingCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday rejected an effort to decriminalize jaywalking, despite supporters framing the issue as a social justice reform.
Newsom Vetoes California Bill That Would Pay People To Stay SoberGov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state to pay people to stay sober.
Gov. Newsom Signs Law Extending Cocktails-To-Go And Parklets In CaliforniaCalifornia moved Friday to extend the sale of cocktails-to-go and keep alcohol service for outdoor dining at parklets as officials try to help restaurants recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
New California Law Requires Free Menstrual Products In Public SchoolsFree menstrual products will be required in restrooms in public schools and colleges throughout California under a bill signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
California Extends Tax On Phones To Fund High-Speed InternetCalifornians could have higher cellphone bills after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Friday aimed at giving the state more money to build high-speed internet connections in unserved areas.
California Makes It Illegal To Remove Condom Without ConsentCalifornia became the first state to prohibit “stealthing,” or removing a condom without consent during sex.
California Bans Some Workplace Secret SettlementsA new law in California bans secret settlements in most harassment and discrimination cases, expanding a signature reform of the #MeToo movement that guarantees workers can publicly call out their bosses for bad behavior without fear of losing pay or other benefits.
South Lake Tahoe City Councilman Arrested On DUI And Drug ChargesSouth Lake Tahoe City Councilman, Cody Lee Bass, was arrested for DUI and drug charges on September 25 at around 2 am, The Department of California Highway Patrol said.
Narcotics Detectives Arrest Woodland Man, Accusing Him Of Transporting 4,000 Counterfeit Fentanyl PillsAround 1 pm on Tuesday, October 5, detectives arrested 25-year-old man, Victor Corella for the possession of 4,000 counterfeit fentanyl pills, said the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.
California Encourages Prescribed Burns To Counter WildfiresCalifornia is encouraging more use of fire to fight fire, such as when deliberately set burns were recently used to protect giant sequoias from a raging wildfire.
California Oil Spill Renews Calls To Ban Offshore DrillingSpeaking from Huntington Beach on Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged it's easier to resist new drilling than to wind down what already exists.
LeVar Burton Named Grand Marshal Of 2022 Rose ParadeSacramento native LeVar Burton is getting a new honor: he will help ring in the new year as the Roseville Parade grand marshal.
Federal Judge Rejects California's Ban On Private Immigration JailsA federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out California's ban on privately owned immigration detention facilities, keeping intact a key piece of the world's largest detention system for immigrants.
$699.8M Powerball Jackpot Won, Ticket Sold In CaliforniaAfter 40 drawings without a big Powerball winner, a single ticket sold in California matched all six numbers and was the lucky winner of the nearly $700 million jackpot prize, officials said.