State Sen. Noreen Evans
One month after a Santa Rosa teenager carrying a toy gun was fatally shot by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy; state lawmakers are proposing new rules for imitation weapons.
Gov. Brown is expected to sign a bill passed by the state Legislature to help California comply with a federal court order to reduce its prison population, but some legislators oppose it saying it expands private prisons and involuntarily sends some inmates out of state.
The Bay Area is seeing one of its best crab seasons in years, but the initial rush has one state legislator looking to set limits on the number of traps allowed.