Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Tuesday he’s signed a bill legalizing beer tasting at farmers markets. It’s the latest in a string of California laws making markets in the nation’s agricultural heartland more booze-friendly.
A Bay Area member of the state Assembly has authored a bill that would allow law enforcement the right to test the blood of someone they believe may be boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
State Assemblyman Marc Levine has formally proposed legislation that would name the highway tunnels near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge after Robin Williams. Caltrans maintains they never had an official name.
Marin County’s district attorney said he wants the state to strengthen laws that address people who disguise replica guns and rifles to look like the real ones—an effort resulting from the recent confrontation between sheriff’s deputies and a 12-year-old boy.
State Assemblyman Marc Levine says he’s working on legislation to change the name of Marin’s Waldo Tunnel to the Robin Williams Tunnel.
A California legislator is launching another official inquiry on Monday regarding the opening the Bay Bridge’s eastern span. This time, the focus is on the bonuses received by contractors for finishing their projects on time or early.
A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in an Assembly committee.
State lawmakers have introduced at least eight bills that would regulate the practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”