COVID Relief: Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act Into LawPresident Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law on Thursday, finalizing an early policy victory that will send much-needed aid to millions of Americans still struggling from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attorney General Barr Leaving Trump Administration As Of December 23Attorney General William Barr informed President Trump on Monday he's leaving the administration, and the president tweeted a copy of Barr's resignation letter saying his last day will be December 23.
California On Track To Ban Flavored Tobacco ProductsThe California Assembly passed a flavored tobacco ban on Monday. The ban faces one more vote in the Senate before heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.
Santa Clara County Superior Court To Wipe Out Thousands Of Marijuana ConvictionsMore than 9,000 people convicted of marijuana charges in Santa Clara County will have their convictions expunged or reduced next week as a result of Prop. 64, authorities announced Friday.
Coronavirus Update: Officials Want California Supreme Court To Delay State Bar ExamsThe State Bar of California has announced that its Board of Trustees has recommended that the California Supreme Court either postpone the state's bar exam from July to September or cancel it.
Marin Supes Vote To Allow E-Bikes On Paved Public Roads, PathwaysMarin County supervisors voted to allow electric-assisted bicycles, or e-bikes, on paved pathways, parking lots and other areas specifically designated to allow them.
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.
Kim Kardashian West Apprenticing With Bay Area Nonprofit To Become A LawyerKim Kardashian West, the famous model and reality TV star, is doing an apprenticeship with a Bay Area nonprofit organization as she works to become a lawyer.
State Legislators Announce Bill To Ban Store Sales Of Flavored E-Cigarettes And TobaccoSix state legislators led by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, announced Thursday they are proposing a law to ban store sales of flavored electronic cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.
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.
Trump Blames California Wildfires On 'Bad Environmental Laws'President Trump weighed in on the growing number of fires burning out of control in California Sunday, blaming state legislators for laws he claimed were reducing the amount of water available to fire crews.
Judge Disputes California Aimed To Hinder Border EnforcementA U.S. judge said Wednesday that he was not convinced California enacted protections for immigrants in the country illegally in an effort to interfere with federal immigration enforcement.
California Law Limits Talk Of Immigration Status In CourtGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation aimed at protecting people living in the country illegally from having their immigration status disclosed in open court.
Alleged Santa Rosa Mother-Son Pimps Employed 150 Women Over 10 YearsA Santa Rosa man and his mother had operated an illegal brothel in the North Bay for 10 years, employing nearly 150 women and serving hundreds of clients.
Judicial Council Takes No Action Against Former Judge Alex KozinskiThe federal judicial council has dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against former California-based US Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski.