California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.
California’s state legislature passed a bill whose goal is to protect K-12 students from marketers and identity thieves, which is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
Sonoma County joins the growing list of jurisdictions in the State of California to impose a ban on plastic shopping bags. The ban went into effect on Monday.
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.
There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state’s Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school’s are closed, but kids haven’t been left behind.
Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag.
Dogs and their owners may now be legally allowed to chow down together at restaurants in California after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday.
The state Senate has approved legislation that would prevent California schools from expelling students for willfully defying school authorities.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor’s race. The Republican candidate had asked to debate the incumbent 10 times.