Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning Coal-Export FundingThe legislation was introduced in response to a developer's failed proposal to build a coal terminal in Oakland.
Bill Allowing SFUSD To Build Teacher Housing Goes To Governor’s DeskA bill that would allow the San Francisco Unified School District to develop employee housing on district property passed the state Assembly Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk.
Bill Eliminating ‘Tampon Tax’ Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers are sending a measure to Gov. Jerry Brown to remove the state sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Condoning Lane-SplittingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that takes a step toward condoning the practice of lane-splitting for motorcyclists.
Bill Condoning Lane-Splitting Goes To Gov. Jerry Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers are moving to condone the practice of lane-splitting, in which motorcyclists drive between two lanes of vehicles.
California Cracks Down On 'Ghost Guns,' Requiring Serial NumbersCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring hobbyists who assemble homemade guns to apply for a serial number and submit to a background check.
Gov. Brown Looks To Extend Efforts To Fight Climate Change Past 2020California Gov. Jerry Brown has launched a campaign to extend some of the most ambitious climate-change programs in the country and ensure his environmental legacy when he leaves office in two years.
Gov. Brown Approves $2 Billion For Homeless HousingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has approved spending $2 billion to build permanent housing for homeless people with mental illnesses.
California Bans High-Capacity Gun Magazines, Bullet Button LoopholeCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a number of gun control measures into law Friday, including a bill banning high-capacity gun magazines and another outlawing the "bullet button" loophole that allows shooters to quickly change magazines.
California Will Incinerate Dead Trees With Air-Curtain Burners To Prevent Forest FiresOfficials in California say they're preparing to use large air-blasting incinerators to burn up trees killed by drought and a beetle epidemic ravaging Sierra Nevada forests
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.
Calif. Supreme Court Allows Gov. Brown’s Prison Plan On BallotThe California Supreme Court Monday allowed Gov. Jerry Brown's bid to put his plan to reduce the state's prison population before voters in November.