Capitol Ideas Get Real As New Year Ushers In Nearly 900 California LawsNew laws in effect Monday cover topics ranging from Trump's immigration crackdown to the new recreational marijuana market to the price of a college education.
Bay Area Lawmaker To Introduce Bill Requiring Net Neutrality In CaliforniaCalifornia state senator Scott Wiener vowed Thursday to introduce a bill that would require net neutrality in California.
Senate Narrowly OKs Near-$1.5 Trillion Tax Bill After Flurry of Final DealsRepublicans pushed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill through the Senate early Saturday after burst of eleventh-hour horse trading.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ban on Smoking at California Beaches, ParksGov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills Friday that would have banned lighting up in a park or at the beach.
Feinstein Thankful Daughter Changed Plans To Be At Vegas ConcertSen. Dianne Feinstein said her daughter had planned to attend the concert where 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured by a lone gunman but changed her plans at the last minute.
House Passes Bill To Speed Deployment Of Self-Driving Cars
Rape Kit Backlog Bill Could Die Despite Overwhelming SupportSexual assault survivors gathered at the state capitol Tuesday to promote three pending bills in the legislature that aim to reduce rape kit backlog in the state.
Lawmakers A Step Closer To Finally Getting Thousands Of Rape Kits TestedJustice has been delayed for thousands of rape victims because their cases are literally sitting on a shelf.
Congressman Introduces 'COVFEFE' Act: Tweets Count As Presidential RecordA congressman has introduced the 'COVFEFE' Act, which would make social media activity from the President count as Presidential Record.
East Bay Legislator Foiled In Effort To Remove Ban On Communists In State GovernmentRob Bonta is an East Bay assemblyman who thought he was introducing a simple bill. AB 22 would have removed part of California law that bans communists from working in state government.
California Beach Community Battles Legislation Targeted At SeawallsCalifornians who live along the beach argue that they should be allowed to replace or repair their seawalls.
South Bay Officials Push For Legislation To Fix Weather-Damaged RoadsSouth Bay lawmakers and business leaders on Monday were pushing Governor Jerry Brown for major funding to fix potholes in San Jose.