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U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein Vows Assault Weapons Ban ‘Will Get A Vote’

Senator Dianne Feinstein plans to force a Senate vote on her assault weapons ban proposal despite its removal from a broader gun control package being pushed by fellow democrats.

03/25/2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dems Dump Feinstein’s Assault Weapons Ban From Gun Bill

An assault weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.

03/19/2013

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Remove Tax Break For Boy Scouts Over Gay Exclusions

A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow California to strip the tax exempt status from youth groups, including the Boy Scouts of America, if they have policies that exclude gay members.

02/20/2013

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New Law Sponsored By South Bay Rep. Forces Government To Fight Deadly Cancers

Flanked by the wife of the late actor and cancer victim Patrick Swayze, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo Wednesday celebrated the passage of a law that requires the federal government to fight harder against the most deadly cancers.

01/09/2013

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New iPhone 5 Glitch: Unexpected Data Usage Charges

Some iPhone 5 users are getting hit with bigger bills for cellular network data usage when they think they are on a WiFi network.

10/02/2012

Jerry Brown talks on his cell phone after walking off of his gubernatorial campaign plane on November 1, 2010 in Santa Monica. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Cellphone Disruption

Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned agencies from disrupting cellphone service without a court order.

09/29/2012

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Organ Donation Becomes Part of California’s Curriculum

Students in the state’s public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.

09/28/2012

A woman shopping online. (CBS)

Bay Area Congresswoman Wants Online Sales Tax For All 50 States

Congresswoman Jackie Speier said the the state is losing $2 billion a year and the country is losing $23 billion in online sales tax revenue.

09/11/2012

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Marin County Town Pushing For California ‘Homeless Bill Of Rights’

A Marin County town is pushing the State Legislature to adopt a “Homeless Bill of Rights” similar to the one recently adopted in Rhode Island, according to San Anselmo-Fairfax Patch.

09/11/2012

Spot on Highway 17 near Los Gatos where woman died after being run over by a party bus that they she from following a fight on board.

New Law Makes Party Bus Operators More Accountable For Passenger Behavior

Operators of so-called “party buses” would bear legal responsibility for drinking by underage passengers under a bill that responds to several recent tragedies.

08/29/2012

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