COVID Recovery: Gov. Newsom Signs Measures Extending Outdoor Dining, To-Go CocktailsAs California seeks to recover from the pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed measures extending outdoor dining and to-go cocktails, which have kept many restaurants afloat.
Newsom Signs North Bay Lawmaker's Bill Encouraging Prescribed Burns To Counter WildfiresCalifornia is encouraging more use of fire to fight fire, such as when deliberately set burns were recently used to protect giant sequoias from a raging wildfire, under a new law from a North Bay lawmaker.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Bill Extending To-Go Cocktail Sales For 5 Years Heads To Newsom's DeskA bill from a Bay Area lawmaker extending to-go cocktail sales, which have become a way to help bars and restaurants struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, is heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Proposal Seeks To Change Police Interrogation MethodsSen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced a new piece of legislation on Thursday to push for more ethical interrogation practices in California law enforcement training.
COVID Recovery: State Senate Approves Plan To Permanently Allow To-Go Cocktail Sales In CaliforniaA proposal in the California legislature to permanently allow to-go cocktail sales, which began as a measure to help struggling bars and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic, moves closer to approval.
State Senator Proposes Bill to Make Flood-Prone Highway 37 a Toll RoadState Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, Friday said he has introduced legislation to form a toll authority that would collect money for improvements to flood-prone Highway 37.
California May Seek Insurance Policy To Cover Unexpected Disaster CostsState Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced a bill Thursday that would authorize state officials to enter into an insurance policy that pays out when California has unexpected costs for disaster response.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Improve Media Literacy Among Students Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill from a Napa state senator that’s designed to help students navigate the web to discern legitimate sources of online information.