California Bans Hotels From Giving Tiny Plastic Bottles To GuestsHotels in the nation's most populous state will have to stop giving guests small plastic shampoo bottles under a new law set to take effect starting in 2023.
Newsom Signs Laws For CA To Ease Mandatory Sentences, Restricts Body CamerasCalifornia will soon end some mandatory sentences, make it easier to expunge old criminal records, bar charging inmates for medical care and ban police from using facial recognition software on body cameras.
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.
Judge Allows Lawsuit Challenging Assisted Suicide LawA judge Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California's law allowing terminally ill people to seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs.
Group: 504 Sought Life-Ending Drugs Under New California LawAt least 504 terminally ill Californians have requested a prescription for life-ending drugs since a state law allowing doctor-assisted deaths went into effect in June 2016.
Deadly Dental Procedure Has Heartbroken Family Pushing For New State LawOne year after their 6-year-old son died following a dental procedure, an East Bay couple is channeling their grief into political activism, fighting to pass a California law to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Stockton On Verge Of Becoming Largest City To Enter BankruptcyStockton leaders have approved a series of emergency fiscal steps they hope will allow the city to avoid bankruptcy.
Berkeley Steel Workers File Lawsuit Over Lunch BreaksThe lawsuit claims that the company is not giving employees a lunch break within the first five hours of their shift, which is required by California law.
New Law Changes California's Booster Seat RuleStarting Jan. 1, 2012, children are required to be strapped into booster seats, until the age of 8. Previously, booster seats were mandated only for kids until they reached age 6 or 60 lbs., whichever came first.
Feds Order California Pot Dispensaries To Shut Down Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.
New California Law Prevents Repeat Violators From Using Traffic School As An OutOffenses will now be recorded as convictions and then "masked" after completion of traffic school. But, show up in court again and the court will have a record of your violation history.
Feb 1st Brings Stricter Gun Laws To CaliforniaBeginning February 1st, gun dealers in California who sell handgun ammunition will have to get more information from customers.
Tough New California Law Targets Habitual Drunk DriversGov. Schwarzenegger signed legislation this week that would revoke the driver's license of anybody repeatedly caught driving under the influence in California.
Calif. Bill Would Require Ski Helmets for Minors
Violent Video Game Law Headed for U.S. Supreme Court