Gov. Brown Signs Law Requiring Women on Corporate BoardsCalifornia has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, according to a law signed Sunday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Long Lines Greet First Day Of Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales In CaliforniaThe buzz among those lining up early Monday outside Oakland's Harborside dispensary had little to do with wild New Year's Eve celebrations.
New Law Allows Hair Salons and Barbers To Serve Drinks There may be a new sound coming out of your local barbershop or hair salon come January first. Joining the buzz of the hair clippers and roar of hair dryers could be the sound of clanking glasses.
New Law Set To End Group Homes As Foster Care OptionNext month, a new state law kicks in to phase out group homes for foster care. KPIX 5 spoke with a former foster child who is hopeful the law will create a more family-like atmosphere for foster kids, especially during the holidays.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Installs Gun Lock Boxes In Patrol CarsA Bay Area sheriff isn't waiting for a new state law to take effect to keep her deputies' guns away from thieves.
Living With Your Ex Now Easier Than Ever With New California LawIn a rental and real estate market as expensive as the Bay Area’s, who can afford to manage two households—especially after a divorce?
Plastic Bag Ban Expands To Alameda CountyWith the new year, Alameda County joins other parts of the Bay Area, including San Francisco, San Jose, and San Mateo, that have already established similar ordinances.
New Year Law Will Protect California Seniors From Sham InsurersState Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says vulnerable segments of the population are often taken advantage of.
Judge Rules California Ban On Some Handgun Ammunition UnconstitutionalA judge in Fresno has ruled that California’s new ban on certain sales of handgun ammunition cannot take effect as planned next month.