Two aspects of California’s criminal justice system are on November’s ballot: the death penalty and three strikes law. Historically endorsed by overwhelming margins, public opinion appears to be shifting in favor of repealing both laws.
Oakland residents can literally dance all night to celebrate the end of a law dating back to the Great Depression.
California’s recently-enacted ban on foie gras has prompted a French agricultural official to urge his countrymen to boycott wines from the Golden State, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is praising Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down several parts of a controversial Arizona immigration law enacted in 2010.
A California attorney who achieved national notoriety for advising clients to break into and reoccupy their foreclosed homes is facing the loss of his law license.
A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.
A segment on CBS’ “60 Minutes” in November said that members of Congress were profiting from inside information, giving new impetus to legislation that had languished for years. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), was among the prominent legislators featured in the report.
Starting Sunday, retailers in San Jose and unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County can no longer use single-use plastic bags and paper bags without recycled content, as a city and county ordinance to ban the bags takes effect.
Good news for those who work in San Francisco and make minimum wage. The city is set to make history on January 1st when its minimum wage increases by 32 cents…