Supporters of California’s new anti-bullying law law gathered in San Francisco Monday for a bittersweet celebration following last week’s signing by Governor Jerry Brown.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit police force was the focus of a lawmakers’ hearing in Sacramento Tuesday, and there were plenty of questions about the status of reforms following two deadly shootings by BART police officers.
A fatal shuttle bus collision in San Francisco has prompted a state lawmaker to try to prevent such accidents in the future.
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.
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in their social studies curriculum.
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 is set to vote on a bill that would give local law authorities the power to charge small time marijuana growers with a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
Day laborers and domestic workers rallied in San Francisco Monday and will do so Tuesday at the state capitol in opposition to the federal government’s Secure Communities program.
Dozens of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered high school students fanned out across the State Capitol building today to press their lawmakers for tougher protections against anti-gay bullying.
San Francisco Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced new legislation that would extend certain rights to domestic workers.