The state Senate has passed a bill that would allow parents to remove their children’s personal information from social networking sites.
With Gov. Jerry Brown refusing to sign off on their plan, Democratic leaders say they are working on two tracks to pass a budget and continue negotiations with the governor on welfare cuts.
First-term Democratic lawmaker Luis Alejo of Watsonville surprised his girlfriend during Monday’s floor session when he took the microphone and proposed as his Assembly colleagues looked on.
By some estimates, the unemployment rate of returning National Guard men and women is 5 – 10% higher than the state average. In some units, half of all returning soldiers cannot find work.
State assemblywoman Mary Hayashi of Castro Valley has been accused of stealing nearly $2,500 worth of merchandise from a San Francisco department store.
The California Assembly has approved a bill to prohibit beer laced with caffeine, joining other states that have banned beverages that critics say are aimed at young drinkers and make it easy to drink too much.
Democrats in California’s Assembly joined other states Thursday in questioning the federal system that uses fingerprints to check the immigration status of people picked up by police.
The California Assembly has approved a bill to prohibit openly carrying unloaded handguns in public after a debate that pitted gun rights proponents against chiefs of police.
A state panel has slashed the amount of money California taxpayers will spend to keep legislators on the road.
A state legislative committee has rejected a Republican lawmaker’s bills targeting illegal immigration in California.