Bill Introduced To Expand Government Enforcement Powers Over UtilitiesA group of state legislators and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that would give the state attorney general and local district attorneys the power to reprimand utility companies for failure to comply with safety regulations.
Uber And Lyft Push Back Against Bill That Would Reclassify 'Gig' WorkersRide-sharing companies on Friday were continuing to push California legislators to come up with a new classification for workers that falls somewhere between "company employee" and "independent contractor."
CA Lawmakers Want To Give A Million Convicts Who Served Time Clean RecordsCalifornia Democratic lawmakers are considering two bills that would automatically erase the records of convicts who have served their time.
Body Camera Footage Released In 2015 Oakland Officer-Involved ShootingA new bill that will make body camera video from police shootings more readily available is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown's desk as the public gets its first look at a three year old police shooting in Oakland.
California Becomes First State To End Bail Before TrialCalifornia will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Proposed Bill Would Make Fund For Salvaging Derelict Delta BoatsA new bill is in the works that would provide funding when California agencies need to remove derelict boats from Delta waters.
Bay Area Lawmaker To Introduce Bill Requiring Net Neutrality In CaliforniaCalifornia state senator Scott Wiener vowed Thursday to introduce a bill that would require net neutrality in California.
California Bill Helps Transgender Inmates Change Their NamesCalifornia could make it easier for inmates to legally change their names or gender identification.
Obama Set To Ink New Federal Safety Standards For Asbestos, Dangerous ChemicalsA bill that Congress sent President Obama would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals, including formaldehyde, styrene and BPA.
Oprah Rejoices As Harriet Tubman Selected To Be On $20 Bill"I love it," Oprah Winfrey shouted, pumping her fist in the air...
Police Misconduct Files Could Be Made Public Under New California Transparency BillDetails of investigations involving police misconduct and police shootings could be disclosed to California residents under a new bill introduced in the state Legislature Friday.
State Senate Approves Controversial School Vaccination BillThe bill would prohibit parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. It is now headed to the Assembly.
State Senators Stall Bill Funding More Benefits For Foster Kids Transitioning To AdulthoodCalifornia's State Senate Appropriations Committee has shelved a bill to give certain foster children critical help in making the transition to adulthood.
Couple Shocked By $555 Bill For 45 Gigs Of Data They Say They Didn’t UseA lot of us are uploading, downloading and playing games, racking up a ton of data usage. But $555 in a single month? One local couple says it isn’t possible.
Contentious Vaccination Bill Passes Senate Education CommitteeThe bill still has to move through two Senate committees and the Assembly before it can even reach Governor Jerry Brown's desk.