Oakland Weighs Ban On Criminal Background Checks For Prospective TenantsOn Tuesday night, the city of Oakland is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from conducting criminal background checks on prospective tenants.
California Lawmakers Reject Ban On Surgeries For Babies Born With Ambiguous GenitaliaCalifornia could become the first state to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia.
Contra Costa Supervisors Unanimously Approve Ban On Sale Of All Vaping ProductsA ban on the sale of vaping products that have not been reviewed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, cannabis vaping products and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County goes into effect next Monday.
CoCo County Supes Approve Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage Containers, Effective In 2020An ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers by vendors in unincorporated Contra Costa County will go into effect May 1, 2020, following a unanimous vote of the Board of Supervisors.
Contra Costa County Supes Consider Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage ContainersThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning will consider an ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers at restaurants, food trucks and other vendors.
FDA Investigates SF-Based JUUL's Campaign For Ballot Measure To Overturn Ban On E-CigsA federal investigation has been officially launched into whether JUUL's political ads were legal.
Sebastopol Officials Working To Ban Vacation Rental PropertiesSebastopol officials are working to place a moratorium on vacation rental properties because the city doesn't feel it has a single house to spare.
Berkeley Natural Gas Ban Signed Into Law By MayorBerkeley’s mayor signed a new city ordinance banning natural gas in new construction projects starting next year.
San Francisco Bans Sale Of E-Cigarettes, Becoming First Major US City To Do SoSan Francisco became the first major U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday.
California Moving Toward Ban On Little Shampoo, Conditioner Bottles From HotelsCalifornia is moving toward banning those little bottles of shampoo you get in hotel rooms.
Apple Facing US Import Ban On Some iPhones Due To Patent InfringementA trade court judge will recommend banning the import of certain iPhones after finding the Apple devices infringed on technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm.