Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill Banning Early Morning Jail Inmate ReleaseGov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have stopped the release of California jail inmates during early morning hours.
Newsom Hits Snooze Button; New State Law Targets Sleep Deprived School ChildrenHoping to help students improve grades and fight sleep deprivation, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law that will forbid middle schools from beginning their day before 8 a.m. and prohibit high schools from starting class before 8:30 a.m.
New Law Requires California Public Universities To Provide Access To Abortion Pill On Campus A bill requiring California public universities to provide students access to abortion pills was signed into law.
California To Ease Mandatory Sentences, Ban Facial Recognition On Police 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 Gas Prices Soar Above $4 / Gallon; Highest Price In Five YearsGasoline prices have spiked in California, soaring well above what most Americans are paying at the pump.
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious Concerns With California Law Paying Student AthletesPac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated.
Newsom Signs Bill Banning 'Deep Fakes' Within 60 Days Of ElectionsCalifornia is trying to stop the use of deceptively edited videos and audio aimed at influencing elections.
Whole Foods Files For Statewide Restraining Order From Animal Rights ProtestersAn animal rights group says Whole Foods Market has filed for a restraining order to ban them from all their California locations, in wake of a protest in San Francisco earlier this week.
Newsom Signs Bill Overhauling State's Charter SchoolsGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law overhauling California charter schools Thursday in a move seen as a compromise between the state’s teachers’ unions and charter school supporters, who have long argued over how charter schools impact public education.
Newsom Signs 22 New Laws Taking Aim At California Wildfire DangerCalifornia is adopting nearly two dozen laws aimed at preventing and fighting the devastating wildfires that have charred large swaths of the state in recent years and killed scores of people.
Around The Pac-12, Coaches Cautious About California Law On Paying Student-AthletesAlmost all of the league's coaches responded that they were taking a wait-and-see approach to the issue when asked about it.
Gun Enthusiasts Find Nevada Loopholes In California Ammunition LawAfter two mass shootings in 24 hours left 29 people dead this past August there's been a rush to tighten gun laws nationwide. There's also been a rush to buy guns and ammunition before more restrictions are imposed.
GOP Attorney Sues California, DMV For Alleged Violations With 'Motor Voter' ProgramA Republican lawyer who has waged lawsuits on behalf of the Trump administration is suing California and its Department of Motor Vehicles.
Bay Area Athletes React To Newsom Signing Revolutionary College Sports BillBe it football, basketball or any other major college sport, athletic programs mean dollar signs for universities. Soon, student athletes will be able to cash in as well.
Draymond On The NCAA: 'Someone Needs To Force This Dictatorship To Change'Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has never kept himself in check when it comes to whether or not college athletes should be allowed to make money from endorsement deals.