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.
California Recall: Many Last-Minute Voters Prefer To Drop Off Ballots In San JoseLast minute voters waited in long lines in San Jose Tuesday to drop-in their ballots instead of mailing them for the state's historic recall election.
Biden Puts Power of Presidency on Display Ahead of California RecallHe wants Californians to view leading Republican challenger Larry Elder as a ‘Donald Trump clone.’
Planned Parenthood: Texans Traveling To California For Appointments In Wake Of New Abortion LawAs the Department of Justice enters a legal battle against the State of Texas over its new abortion law, some California clinics said they are seeing a rise in patients coming here from Texas for procedures.
New Lightning Fires Burn In Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, Sequoia National ForestNew wildfires were burning in Northern California following a series of lightning strikes, authorities said Friday.
California Secretary of State: Recall Vote Will Be Fair and SecureAs we learned from past elections, there's a good chance there will be claims of voter fraud or ballot tampering, and California's top election official is confident the state's upcoming recall election is secure.
California Passes Strict Recycling Rules Limiting What Can Be Labeled As RecyclableCalifornia lawmakers have approved what advocacy groups say are the nation’s strongest protections against falsely labeling items as recyclable when they in fact are destined for landfills.
Bill Mandating Free Menstrual Products In California Schools Heads to Gov. Newsom's DeskCalifornia public schools and colleges would have to stock their restrooms with free menstrual products under legislation sent Thursday to Gov. Gavin Newsom as women’s rights advocates push nationwide for affordable access to pads, tampons and other items.
UPDATE: Flex Alert Extended Into Thursday Due to Hot Weather Across CaliforniaThe Flex Alert that went into effect Wednesday afternoon due to hot weather and anticipated high energy demand across the state has been extended into Thursday, according to officials.