Walnut Creek Leaders To Consider New Regulations For Sidewalk VendorsIn response to a new state law significantly limiting cities in how they regulate sidewalk vendors, the Walnut Creek City Council on Monday will discuss proposed new regulations for sidewalk vendors.
San Francisco Seizes Hundreds Of Electric Scooters While Finalizing RegulationsSan Francisco is cracking down on electric scooters while also trying to set some ground rules.
Trump Moves To Roll Back Financial RegulationsThe president signed an executive order that will direct the Treasury secretary to review a 2010 financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after the 2008-09 financial crisis.
How To Brace Your Business For New Overtime Rules Before Dec. 1Manta CEO John Swanciger advises how to come up with overtime compliance strategies -- even if you're down to the wire.
Feeling The Regulatory Burden: How To Take The Confusion Out Of ComplianceManta CEO John Swancinger recommends how to keep up in the rapidly evolving landscape of small business regulations.
Feds To Announce Long-Awaited Guidelines For Self-Driving CarsObama administration officials are previewing long-awaited guidance that attempts to bring self-driving cars to the nation's roadways safely.
FDA Announces Crackdown On Electronic CigarettesThe federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes that could upend the multibillion-dollar industry and for the first time require e-cigarette makers to submit their products for a safety review.
Report Finds Many San Francisco Airbnb Hosts Not Following RulesA new report finds many San Francisco residents who post their homes on Airbnb and similar websites are not following city rules on short-term rentals.
Gov. Brown Enacts First-Ever Regulations For Medical Marijuana IndustryCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a trio of bills designed to rein in and regulate the state's medical marijuana industry for the first time.
San Francisco Massage Parlors Face Tougher Restrictions Under New City PolicySan Francisco’s Department of Public Health maintains that about half of the city’s estimated 300 massage parlors are fronts for prostitution and the city is cracking down with tougher regulations that go into effect starting July 1st.
SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone UseSan Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won't roll out drone technology until 2017.
Tougher Water Restrictions Would Affect California’s Hotel, Restaurant Industry Amid Severe DroughtCalifornians could see even tougher water restrictions after a key meeting gets underway Tuesday in Sacramento. Aside from limiting lawn watering to two days a week, there would be changes for the hotel and restaurant industry.
Most Of SF’s Airbnb Listings Technically Illegal As Homeowners Struggle With Rigorous New Application ProcessMany San Franciscans say they haven’t been able to register their homes or apartments under the city’s new short-term vacation rental law since it went into effect last month.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain StoresThe organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.
California Gears Up To Vote On Water Wasting Law TuesdayThe State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote Tuesday on tough new rules that would allow any public employee empowered to enforce laws to write tickets for wasting water.