Naturalization Backlog May Stop Immigrants From Voting In Key StatesHalf a million immigrants who applied for naturalization in the U.S. this year aren't likely to be able to vote due to a massive backlog.
California Early Earthquake Alerts Could Begin Within 2 YearsCalifornia emergency management officials say automated earthquake warnings could begin within the next one to two years.
Californians Without Retirement Accounts Are About To Get OneMillions of working Californians who don’t have retirement accounts are about to get one under a new state program signed into law Thursday by Governor Brown.
Building In-Law Units Gets Easier; New California Law Streamlines ProcessThe city-by-city patchwork of often-maddening rules that govern whether you can have a legal In-law apartment are about to change with a new statewide law that’s designed to create more affordable rental housing.
Trump All But Giving Up On CaliforniaDonald Trump talked big about competing in California, but now his campaign is all but conceding the Golden State, and instead diverting local resources to a handful of battleground states, according to a campaign spokesperson.
Facebook Reminder Spurs California Voter RegistrationA Facebook reminder for users to register to vote prompted nearly 200,000 completed transactions on the state's online voter registration website over the weekend, according to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
California Expands Hands-Free Cellphone LawLooking to curb distracted driving in California, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation that expands restrictions on cellphone use behind the wheel.
Californians Now Allowed To Break Window To Save Pets In Hot CarsCalifornians who see an animal trapped in a hot car can now break a window to set them free without fear of prosecution under a bill signed over the weekend by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Bay Area Rent Control Propositions Restricted By Existing California LawFive Bay Area cities will be voting on whether to implement rent control in November, but a California law has long-restricted rent control statewide.
Online Tool Will Show Statewide Police Shooting Data, Kamala Harris AnnouncesCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today the launch of an online tool to provide information about police shootings of civilians and civilian shootings of officers statewide.
Immigration Official Warns 40,000 Haitians On Their Way To U.S. Via California's Mexico BorderA top U.S. immigration official says 40,000 Haitians may be on their way to the United States amid what she calls an "emergency situation" on California's border with Mexico.
California To Track All Police Use Of Force OnlineAll 800 police departments in California must begin using a new online tool launched Thursday to report and help track every time officers use force.