California Legislature May Create New Harassment UnitThe California Legislature may create a new investigative unit to focus on harassment complaints and hire a panel of outside experts to recommend discipline.
Selling Or Advertising LGBT Conversion Therapy Could Soon Be Unlawful In CaliforniaThe California Assembly passed a bill Thursday to crack down on people selling conversion therapy as a way to change someone's sexual orientation.
State Assemblywoman Garcia Denies Groping AccusationsA California lawmaker at the forefront of the #MeToo movement, who faces sexual misconduct allegations herself, has denied the accusations.
State Assembly #MeToo Advocate Faces New Misconduct ClaimsAssemblywoman Cristina Garcia, a vocal leader of the #MeToo movement, faces fresh allegations of misconduct, including frequent discussions about sex and alcohol consumption at her Capitol office.
California Officials, Protesters Fight Offshore Drill Plans By Trump AdministrationCommissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration to leave California out of plans to expand offshore drilling, saying the state will throw up any barriers possible to prevent pumping and transportation of oil.
California Lawmakers To Begin 2018 Confronting Sexual MisconductCalifornia lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday.
Southern California Lawmaker Resigns Assembly After Bathroom Sex Assault ClaimCalifornia Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced Friday that he's resigning amid an investigation into a lobbyist's allegation he sexually assaulted her in a bathroom last year.
Assemblyman Bocanegra Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct AllegationsCalifornia Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra is resigning immediately following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
Assembly Paid $100K To Settle Harassment Claims Against Ex-LawmakerThe California Assembly paid $100,000 to settle harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims made in 2014 against then-Assemblyman Steve Fox.
California Lawmakers Approve $15 Minimum Wage, Nation's HighestCalifornia lawmakers have approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage of $15 an hour to take effect by 2022.
California Assembly Inducts Anthony Rendon As New SpeakerThe state Assembly inducted a new Assembly speaker on Monday, ushering in a new era for a body that could see its leader hold office longer than any since the 1990s.
California Assembly OKs Bill Requiring Warrants For Electronic SearchesA bill that would require law enforcement agencies in California to obtain search warrants before they could access private emails, text messages and other electronic communications narrowly won bipartisan approval from the state Assembly on Tuesday.