Gov. Brown To Sign Fair Pay Legislation Making It Easier To Challenge Gender-Based Wage GapsA bill recently passed by the Legislature, and that Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated he will sign, places the burden on employers to prove a man's higher pay is based on factors other than gender in wage discrimination cases.
Ordinance To Require San Francisco Gun Shops To Videotape Sales Introduced By SupervisorSan Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell Tuesday introduced an ordinance that would require firearms dealers to videotape all gun and ammunition sales and share ammunition sales data with police.
California's Climate Fight Comes Down To Gov. Brown's Negotiations With His Own PartyCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has to break through a logjam in his own party in the final week of the legislative session.
Right-To-Die Legislation Advances Through California Assembly CommitteeCalifornia lawmakers have advanced right-to-die legislation through an Assembly committee after an earlier measure stalled this year amid opposition from religious groups and some Democrats.
Should Twitter, Facebook Be Held Liable For A Terrorist Attack?Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
California State Assembly Approves Lane-Splitting Legislation Allowing Motorcyclists To Move Through Stalled TrafficCalifornia may become the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between stalled cars in traffic.
Governor Jerry Brown, State Legislators Unveil $1 Billion Drought Relief PlanMost of the proposal would accelerate spending that voters have already approved for water and flood projects.
SF Supervisors’ Committee Trying To Empower Public Over Wireless CompaniesLegislation is moving forward at the Board of Supervisors that would require a lot more work for wireless companies that want to install antennas on utility poles, street lights and other public right of way.
CA Lawmaker Wants To Put Breathalyzers Inside DUI Offenders' CarsThe law would call for ignition interlocking devices. If the breathalyzers detect alcohol on your breath, the car just won’t start.
Egg Prices Could Rise As Much As 40 Percent When New State Regulations Take Effect In JanuaryNew state regulations that take effect in January that require poultry farmers to provide more space in hen houses is expected to drive up egg prices.
Farmers Urge Gov. Brown To Veto Legislation That Would Regulate Pumping California’s Groundwater California Central Valley farmers are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to veto legislation that would regulate the pumping of well water in California for the first time.