Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag.
The deadly Isla Vista shootings last spring has prompted state lawmakers to consider an anti-gun violence restraining order. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s bill is modeled after California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.
The bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.
A California Assemblywoman drafted a bill for the CalWorks program that would give qualifying families $80 a month to spend on diapers for children under age 2.
Former “Star Trek” actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.
A legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks, effectively killing the legislation.
In one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Democrat Steve Glazer failed to stay in the race for the East Bay’s 16th Assembly District leaving Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti set to challenge Republican attorney Catharine Baker, who kept a firm lead over all three her opponents, for the coveted seat in November.
In one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Republican Catharine Baker held a firm lead over three Democratic opponents for the East Bay 16th Assembly District race.
The battle lines are drawn in a hotly contested Assembly race in the East Bay. With less than one week, two powerful special interest groups are dividing Democrats.