Proposal Inspired By Oakland Moms 4 Housing Targets Vacant Homes To Tackle CrisisSen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow local jurisdictions to use vacant single-family homes as affordable housing.
NCAA Board Approves Athlete Compensation For Image, LikenessThe NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."
Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill Banning Early Morning Jail Inmate ReleaseGov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have stopped the release of California jail inmates during early morning hours.
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious Concerns With California Law Paying Student AthletesPac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated.
Around The Pac-12, Coaches Cautious About California Law On Paying Student-AthletesAlmost all of the league's coaches responded that they were taking a wait-and-see approach to the issue when asked about it.
Bay Area Athletes React To Newsom Signing Revolutionary College Sports BillBe it football, basketball or any other major college sport, athletic programs mean dollar signs for universities. Soon, student athletes will be able to cash in as well.
Newsom Signs Bill Letting College Athletes Make Money From Endorsements, Defying NCAACalifornia will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape U.S. amateur sports.
College Athlete 'Fair Pay' Bill Goes To NewsomAthletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday.
Student Athlete 'Fair Pay' Bill Passes CA Senate, NCAA Urges Newsom Not To Sign ItThe NCAA Board of Governors wants California Gov. Gavin Newsom to reject a new attempt to pay college athletes.
Assembly Advances Bill That Would Let College Athletes Make MoneyThe California Assembly has passed legislation to let college athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the NCAA.
California Bars Elementary, Middle Schools From Suspending Students For 'Willful Defiance'California's elementary and middle school students won't be suspended for things like falling asleep in class or talking back to the teacher under a bill signed by the state's governor.
Bill Aiming To Increase California Housing Production Goes To Newsom's DeskA Bay Area lawmaker's bill aimed at increasing housing production amid the state's housing crisis cleared the legislature Friday and is headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk.
East Bay Legislators Propose Tax Increase For Companies Netting Over $10MDemocratic East Bay lawmakers hope to address income inequality and fund education by increasing the tax rate by 2 percent on the top 0.2 percent of corporations that do business in California.
State Lawmaker Knew Of Sexual Harassment Claim Against Assemblyman BocanegraKPIX has learned of one East Bay lawmaker who knew of the sexual harassment claim against Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, and said nothing.
Berkeley Lawmaker Seeks Crackdown On White Nationalists With New BillsCalifornia state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, is proposing a bill urging law enforcement officers to treat white supremacists as terrorists.