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.
Right-To-Die Legislation Advances Through California Assembly CommitteeCalifornia lawmakers have advanced right-to-die legislation through an Assembly committee after an earlier measure stalled this year amid opposition from religious groups and some Democrats.
Calif. Assembly Vote Lets Terminally Ill Patients Request Experimental, Unregulated DrugsTerminally ill patients would be able to use experimental drugs under a bill approved by the California Assembly.
Bill Requiring Toy Guns To Be Brightly-Colored Passes California Assembly, Spurred By Andy Lopez ShootingThe state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers.
Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Activist And Friend Of Malcom X, Dies At 92 In BerkeleyCivil right activist Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley home.
California Bills Aim To Help Young Offenders Seal Criminal RecordsJuvenile records would automatically be sealed from public view after the offender has completed probation under SB1038 by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco.