Lack Of Spring Rain Leads State To Worry About Possible MegadroughtWater experts in California are expressing concerns of a possible “megadrought” after a wet "March miracle" didn’t come to fruition and a spate of April showers seems highly unlikely.
A Little More Snow Comes To California, But Warming On WayA little more snow came to California’s mountains on Friday, providing the possibility of an extended spring ski season after a series of remarkably dry winter months.
Study: Gun Violence Prevention Program Saves Lives, Money; Provides Model For Police ReformResearchers at the University of California, Berkeley studying a gun violence reduction program found it has helped decrease gun homicides and assaults in several California cities and saved taxpayers millions of dollars while serving as a model for police reform.
State Bill Would Force Gun Industry To Include 'Microstamps' On HandgunsA new bill making its way through California legislature would force the gun manufactures to comply with a state law requiring individual identifiers on all bullet casings that was approved in 2007.
Local Civil Rights Leaders Push For Ethnic Studies in CaliforniaCalifornia civil rights leaders joined educators Thursday in pushing the state board of education to approve the nation's first statewide model ethnic studies curriculum for high school students.
COVID Deaths: Family of Inmate Who Died In San Quentin Sues CaliforniaCalifornia corrections officials face a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the family of a 61-year-old prison inmate who died of COVID-19 after he was transferred with a group of infected inmates to San Quentin State Prison.
Proposed Bills In State Legislature Focused On Punishing Misbehaving OfficersBills currently before the California legislature aim at keeping misbehaving police officers in check, expanding on a bill that failed to pass last session.
COVID Update: State Legislature Passes Plan For Public Schools to ReopenThe California legislature approved a $6.6 billion plan Thursday focused on pushing school districts to bring back students to classrooms before the end of the school year.
California Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Adult Trials for Some JuvenilesCalifornia’s 2018 law barring 14 and 15-year-olds from being tried as adults and sent to adult prisons even for serious crimes such as murder and rape was upheld Thursday by the state’s supreme court.
COVID: Proposed Bills Would Extend Paid Sick Leave for Essential Workers In StateA pair of bills proposed Wednesday would expand emergency paid sick, family and medical leave for essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a coalition of labor advocates and state legislators pushing the bills.
Mom Says Sacto Catholic School Expelled Her Kids Over Her 'Only Fans' AccountA Sacramento mom says her three young kids were expelled from a Catholic school because she sells sexy videos online.