San Francisco State Senator Mark Leno is more and more optimistic that his bill, which would reduce punishment for possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, will pass the full state senate when it is voted on next week.
Two Bay Area state legislators called on federal prosecutors Wednesday to “cease your senseless assault” on medical marijuana dispensaries, but at the same time said they want to talk to U.S. officials.
Cocktail purveyors statewide will soon have flavorful new options to choose from since Gov. Jerry Brown signed a senate bill Wednesday lifting the ban on infused alcoholic beverages.
California’s secretary of state on Tuesday cleared a group to begin collecting signatures for a ballot referendum to overturn a first-in-the-nation law requiring public schools to teach the contributions of gays and lesbians in social studies lessons.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California’s public schools.
A bill that would require California’s public schools to include the history of gay rights in their curricula won final legislative approval on Tuesday.
Governor Jerry Brown could submit a new plan for a balanced budget as early as Wednesday, after vetoing the one passed by the legislature last week.
San Francisco would lose one of its two seats in the state Senate under a draft proposal by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission to be formally unveiled on Friday.
Some of California’s top business and education leaders planned to gather in Silicon Valley Friday morning to talk about the impact of state budget cuts on schools.
The state Senate has approved legislation that would require California’s public schools to include gay history in social studies lessons.