San Francisco’s Department of Public Health maintains that about half of the city’s estimated 300 massage parlors are fronts for prostitution and the city is cracking down with tougher regulations that go into effect starting July 1st.
San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
Californians could see even tougher water restrictions after a key meeting gets underway Tuesday in Sacramento. Aside from limiting lawn watering to two days a week, there would be changes for the hotel and restaurant industry.
Most Of SF’s Airbnb Listings Technically Illegal As Homeowners Struggle With Rigorous New Application Process
Many San Franciscans say they haven’t been able to register their homes or apartments under the city’s new short-term vacation rental law since it went into effect last month.
The organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.
The State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote Tuesday on tough new rules that would allow any public employee empowered to enforce laws to write tickets for wasting water.
The new rules would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located and would also force them to grow their own marijuana.
The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.
The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.