Senate Bill 151 from state Senator Ed Hernandez would make California the first state in the country to raise the minimum smoking age as high as 21.
House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.
Consumer advocates are advising newspaper and magazine subscribers to disregard official-looking renewal notices from unauthorized billing companies. The third-party companies usually charge well above the publisher’s regular price for a subscription renewal.
California will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sickdays each year.
Senator Dianne Feinstein is urging Silicon Valley leaders to call their congressional representatives to express their support for her cyber-security bill, which is facing opposition from privacy advocates.
California’s state legislature passed a bill whose goal is to protect K-12 students from marketers and identity thieves, which is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
The California State Senate passed legislation Thursday night that would, in most cases, require law enforcement and other government agencies to get a warrant before gathering information with an unmanned aircraft.
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.
Dogs and their owners may now be legally allowed to chow down together at restaurants in California after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday.
The California State Assembly is expected to vote on legislation this month that would require colleges that receive state funds for student assistance to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” as part of their sexual assault policies in determining allegations from a complainant.