California Prisons Now Limiting Medical Parole To Only Those In VentilatorsA new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.
Wandering Oregon Gray Wolf Dies After Epic Trek Into CaliforniaAn Oregon-born gray wolf that thrilled biologists as it journeyed far south into California was found dead after apparently being struck by a vehicle, authorities said Wednesday.
State Attorney General Renews Call To Ban For-Profit PrisonsState Attorney General Rob Bonta asked the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday to reconsider a ruling that rejected California’s first-in-the-nation ban on for-profit private prisons and immigration detention facilities.
Newsom Promotes COVID Booster Shots As Public Schedule RevivedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom visited a COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot clinic in Los Angeles County Wednesday to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to increase vaccination rates heading into the winter season.
California Adds Only 47,400 Jobs In September; Unemployment Rate At 7.5%California is now tied with Nevada for the highest unemployment rate in the country at 7.5% after adding just 47,400 new jobs last month.
Storm System Brings Hope to Parched North Bay, ReservoirsLake Mendocino is where Gov Newsom declared a drought emergency back in April. Now, water is finally flowing into this reservoir again, raising the same question that is being asked across much of Californian. How much progress could reasonably be made here in one winter?
Amid Massive California Wildfires, Battle Over Fire Insurance Policies IntensifiesMassive wildfires are making it harder for some California homeowners to get property insurance, pitting the state's insurance commissioner against the industry in an escalating conflict that will likely stretch into 2022's statewide elections.
Judge Blocks Vaccination Mandate For California Prison EmployeesA judge on Wednesday blocked an order due to take effect this week that required California prison employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Fire Near Beale AFB Housing Prompts Some Evacuation OrdersA vegetation fire near Beale Air Force Base has prompted some evacuation orders on Tuesday.
COVID: California Virus Death Toll Tops 70,000 As Cases Fall From Delta SurgeCalifornia's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.
New Law Mandates Free Menstrual Products At California Public Schools and CollegesPublic schools and colleges in California must provide free menstrual products in their restrooms starting in the 2022-23 school year under a bill signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday.
California 'Revenge Porn' Victims Receive More Time To Report Abuse After SB 23 Signed Into LawVictims of so-called "revenge porn" will have more time to report the abuse following enactment of a new law, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Thursday.
California COVID Vaccinations, Infection Rates Follow Political DivideAs many Bay Area counties begin to loosen COVID restrictions as numbers improve, there’s a growing trend in COVID deaths, showing a difference in red versus blue counties in California.
California Garment Workers To Be Paid Hourly Instead of Per Item ProducedCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved what he termed a “nation-leading” law requiring the garment industry to pay workers by the hour instead of for each piece of clothing they produce.
Newsom Signs Bill Targeting Productivity Quotas At Warehouses Run By Amazon, Major RetailersCalifornia on Wednesday became the first state to bar mega-retailers from firing warehouse workers for missing quotas that interfere with bathroom and rest breaks under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.