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.
California Lifts Rape Statute Of Limitations In Wake Of Cosby CaseGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill eliminating California's 10-year time limit for prosecutors to file rape and child molestation charges.
After Gun Thefts, California Police Now Required To Lock Firearms In CarsGun owners and law-enforcement officers will be required to lock up their firearms if they leave them in an unattended vehicle.
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.
Gov. Brown Requires CPR Instruction In High SchoolsGovernor Jerry Brown signed into law Saturday AB 1719, a law that requires hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instruction, along with Automated External Defibrillator awareness in high school health classes,
Gov. Brown Approves Dispensing 1-Year Supply Of Birth ControlCalifornia women will be able to make fewer trips to the pharmacy to pick up birth control under a new law.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Increasing Contractor Oversight Following Deadly Balcony CollapseGov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday aimed at providing more oversight of the construction industry following a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last year.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning SeaWorld Orca ShowsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is approving legislation requiring SeaWorld to follow through on its plan to end killer whale breeding and entertainment shows.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ending ‘Tampon Tax,’ Sales Tax On DiapersGov. Jerry Brown says he's vetoing seven bills that would have carved out special tax breaks.
California Expands Overtime To Farmworkers With New LawFarmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a new law.
Gov. Brown Extends California's Ambitious Climate Change LawCalifornia will further slash greenhouse gas emissions after Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years.
Rape Statute Of Limitations Bill Clears State SenateGov. Jerry Brown will decide whether to eliminate California's 10-year time limit to bring rape and child molestation charges after several women were precluded from bringing cases against actor Bill Cosby.