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.
The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk.
Marin’s heated debate over how and where to comply with state mandates on affordable housing could soon be a thing of the past as a new bill moves through the legislature that would make parts of the County the only area in the state exempt from affordable housing mandates.