Judge Refuses To Suspend California's Assisted Death LawA California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.
'Veto Gunmageddon' Group Looks To Overturn Gun Control Laws Signed By Jerry BrownCalifornia gun owners are trying to put several initiatives on the ballot to overturn strict gun control laws signed by Governor Jerry Brown last month.
Berkeley Balcony Collapse Victim Speaks Out To Prevent More DeathsA victim of last year's Berkeley balcony collapse is speaking out about the worst night of her life and what the state can do to prevent future catastrophes.
Proposed California Law Takes Aim At Elephant Handlers Inflicting Pain On Their AnimalsElephant handlers in California would have to stop using tools that inflict pain on the animals to train or control them under a bill approved by state lawmakers.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic RegulationsThe Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
Sex Workers Say California Bill Gives Police Too Much PowerSex workers are fighting to do away with parts of a California bill that they say would give law enforcement officers discretion over whether sex workers are arrested or instead referred to social services, and could put sex workers at risk of police exploitation.
Retired California Judge Says Brock Turner's Light Sentence Result Of 'White Privilege'A retired California judge says Stanford University sex assailant Brock Turner's light jail sentence was a result of "white privilege".
Drivers On Mission Street Flout The Law San Francisco drivers seem to be ignoring new configurations on Mission Street.
San Francisco Lawmaker Targets Assault Weapons With Proposed Ban On 'Bullet Button' GunsA San Francisco lawmaker is seeking to further expand California's ban on assault weapons by banning the so-called "bullet button."
California Moves To Provide Free Interpreter Services In All Court CasesUnder pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice, California's Judicial Council approved a plan to extend free interpretation services to all cases by 2017.
Retiring Judge Gets Kinky Sendoff Party In San Francisco CourtroomThe HR director for San Francisco courts is looking into what happened inside a courtroom on Thursday during a party involving a fake female police officer, a whip and handcuffs.
Millions Of California Workers Could Benefit From New Sick Pay LawMore than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year.