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.
Women Accused Of Holding Men As Slaves At NorCal Marijuana FarmTwo women have been arrested on charges of holding four men captive at an illegal marijuana plantation in Northern California and forcing them to work there for six months.
Tomato-Loving Pest Could Destroy California CropTomatoes are abundant at many farmer’s markets at this time of the year, but a little pest could change that in the future.
Dow Chemical Subsidiary Sued Over Pesticide Use In CaliforniaChemical manufacturing giant Dow fails to warn people in farming communities throughout California when a potentially dangerous pesticide is applied to nearby fields, health advocates claimed in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
California Leads The Nation In Resettlement Of Syrian RefugeesCalifornia took in more Syrian refugees this year than any other U.S. state, while some states haven’t accepted a single Syrian refugee.
Drivers Breaking 3-Foot Rule For Passing Bicyclists Rarely Ticketed; Collisions Up DramaticallyTwo years after California passed a law requiring drivers to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing, few motorists seem to be aware of the law, and enforcement of it is spotty, at best.
Nationwide Teacher Shortage Leaves States Looking To Fill Thousands Of PositionsSchool districts around the country are looking to fill teaching positions as a shortage lingers well into the start of a new year.
Cow Fart Regulation Passed Into California LawGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that regulates emissions from dairy cows and landfills for the first time as California broadens its efforts to fight climate change beyond carbon-based greenhouse gases.
Toxic Algae Plaguing 40 California WaterwaysToxic algae has shown up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the highest count in state history.