California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
Study: California Law Lifts Vaccination In 'High-Risk' AreasA study released this week has found that a law aimed at boosting vaccination rates across California had the greatest effect in high-risk areas where the vaccination rates were the lowest.
State Senator: Anti-Vaccine Activist Sought 'Notoriety' With Live-Streamed Shoving, Refuses To Take Video DownCalifornia State Senator Richard Pan says he’s thankful for the outpouring of support after he was shoved by an anti-vaccine activist near the State Capitol.
Two Sacramento-Area Physicians Under Investigation Accused Of Issuing Questionable Medical ExemptionsThis is not a criminal complaint, the doctors do not face jail time, but if wrongdoing is found, they face anything from a public letter or probation to having their medical license revoked.
Gov. Newsom, Sen. Pan Reach Agreement On Tougher Vaccine RulesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
Anti-Vax Movement Spreads To Pet PopulationThe anti-vaccination movement has spread to our pets. Some owners say they're done with shots for their dogs-- after what they claim happened to their furry friend. Is it a false fear or legitimate concern?
How Many Children Are Unvaccinated In California Schools? New data shows several schools in northern California have alarmingly low immunization rates.
Last Push For Children To Get Immunizations Before School StartsLines, lines and more lines formed in Sacramento’s Oak Park for free school immunizations.
What's Next For California's Contentious Vaccine LawGov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Vaccination Bill Removing Personal Belief ExemptionThe debate over the bill has been heated from the beginning, with concerns fueled by a debunked study linking vaccinations to autism and parents who say the government shouldn’t tell them how to raise their children.
Controversial Vaccination Bill Becomes Law Governor Brown has signed into law the measure requiring vaccinations for most children in public schools.
State Legislature Passes Controversial School Vaccination BillCalifornia lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
State Senate Expected To Make Final Vote On Bill Requiring Vaccinations MondayCalifornia lawmakers are considering a measure that will require vaccinations for most children in public schools.
California Assembly Approves Controversial Vaccine BillCalifornia's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.
Sen. Richard Pan Makes Final Push For HIs Vaccination BillA California lawmaker who is proposing to limit the number of schoolchildren who are exempt from being vaccinated says he's optimistic his bill will advance.