State Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said money may have been one reason his fellow State Senators may have refused to go along with a bill that would require mandatory kill switches that would make stolen phones useless.
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday.
A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday but could be revived later this spring.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to provide immediate relief to drought-stricken communities.
Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard hopes to stop photographers from harassing children…
A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce Friday new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft deterrent known as a “kill switch.”
A new law that spells out the rights of transgender students in kindergarten through 12th grade is set to take effect in California on Jan. 1. To get ready, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for staff and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.
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…