The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
State lawmakers will take their annual recess in less than two weeks, at the end of the work day Sept. 13. And, with that date looming, the push was on in Sacramento to deal with hundreds of pending bills.
Actresses Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner are urging California lawmakers to support legislation that would impose tougher penalties on paparazzi who harass celebrities and their children…
The actress testified for a bill that would limit the ability of paparazzi to photograph the children of celebrities and public figures…
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday approved a legislation package designed to improve pedestrian safety. The full board was expected to consider it next week.
A public hearing was scheduled for Friday in Oakland to discuss a proposed state law that would allow Oakland to essentially circumvent California’s existing gun regulations in favor of something one city councilwoman suggested is better suited for violence-plagued Oakland.
Following the defeat of Proposition 37 last November, Sen. Barbara Boxer is proposing federal legislation that would require labeling for genetically-modified foods nationwide.
Senator Dianne Feinstein plans to force a Senate vote on her assault weapons ban proposal despite its removal from a broader gun control package being pushed by fellow democrats.
State lawmakers have given initial approval to bills that would expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical step to implementing federal health care reforms.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation would encourage events play by the rules, making it easier for DJs to get permits and encouraging live music at outdoor venues.