Sex Workers Say California Bill Gives Police Too Much PowerSex workers are fighting to do away with parts of a California bill that they say would give law enforcement officers discretion over whether sex workers are arrested or instead referred to social services, and could put sex workers at risk of police exploitation.
California's Drought Deficit Will Take Years To Fill, UCLA Study FindsWe just had our wettest winter in five years, but a new report by UCLA researchers finds it will take another four years like this one to make up for the water deficit we built up during the drought.
Victim's Letter In Stanford Rape Case Inspires New LegislationThe woman who was sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is inspiring the Santa Clara County District Attorney to develop new legislation.
Simulated 6.7 Earthquake Shakes 6-Story Test Building At UC San DiegoThe event was a simulation of the 6.7-magnitude Northridge quake. That temblor caused heavy damage to the Los Angeles area in 1994.
Rape Victims Testify In Favor Of California Bill Eliminating Statute Of LimitationsRape victims testified in Sacramento Tuesday as an effort to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations on the crime advances through the California legislature.
Dalai Lama Praises California Diversity In Visit To State CapitolThe Dalai Lama is praising California's diversity and says the state "can make a significant contribution" to the world.
El Niño Leaves California High And DryOn the first day of summer, California's historic drought is far from over despite what had promised to be a wet, El Niño winter.
Mother Nature Cranks Up The Heat on Firefighters Battling WildfiresA wildfire that for days has threatened hundreds of homes and popular seaside campgrounds near Santa Barbara was half-surrounded and held in check, though firefighters were about to face the hottest day yet.
Retired California Judge Says Brock Turner's Light Sentence Result Of 'White Privilege'A retired California judge says Stanford University sex assailant Brock Turner's light jail sentence was a result of "white privilege".
Stanford Sex Assault Judge Removed From Presiding Over New Sex Assault CaseA Northern California prosecutor has removed the judge targeted for recall because of his handling of a campus sexual assault case from a new sexual assault case.
California To End Contentious ‘Maximum Family Grant’ Welfare PolicyThe governor of California has given in to liberal lawmakers who want to repeal a welfare policy that critics call racist, ineffective and harmful to the state's poorest children.
Plan To End Daylight Saving Time In California Passes CommitteeA Bay Area lawmaker’s proposal to end Daylight Saving Time in California passed a State Senate committee this week.

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