The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.
Covered California pulled its directory of doctors from the affordable health insurance site.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is leading an effort to put an initiative before voters allowing cities to renegotiate pensions for existing public employees—as well as new hires. Meanwhile, State Assembly candidate Steve Glazer from Orinda, is pushing an initiative preventing transit employees from striking in the future.
A petition drive is underway to overturn legislation signed into law by the Governor Jerry Brown that would make accommodations for transgendered students in California’s public schools.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned future sales of most semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, part of a firearms package approved by state lawmakers in response to mass shootings in other states.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed what he termed an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct, calling on lawmakers to try again next year.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to perform a type of early abortion.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have made California the first state in the nation to allow non-citizens who are in the country legally to serve on jury duty.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill adding California to a growing list of states that will grant driver licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill ending the traditional standardized tests that the state’s public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999.