Transgender Inmates Will Be Housed By Gender Identity In CaliforniaGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Saturday requiring California to house transgender inmates in prisons based on their gender identity — but only if the state does not have “management or security concerns.”
Gov. Newsom Pumping The Brakes On Gas CarsPumping the brakes on new gas car sales, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in an executive order Wednesday that if you want to buy a new car, you'll have to go electric by 2035.
California Reopens More Businesses As Infections Hit Lowest RateMore of California was cleared to reopen additional businesses Tuesday, including most of the San Francisco Bay Area and one of Southern California's largest counties, as coronavirus infection rates have fallen to their lowest level of the pandemic.
California Accepts Petition To Protect Western Joshua TreeThe western Joshua tree will be considered for protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the state Fish and Game Commission decided Tuesday.
California To Pause Unemployment Claims For 2 WeeksCalifornia will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said late Saturday.
Halloween Scare: Some Parents Plan For New Trick-Or-Treating As State Works On GuidelinesThe pandemic has plenty wondering what is to come of Halloween and what will be allowed by the state.
Gov. Newsom Signs Bill Changing Sex Offender LawCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that would give judges a say on whether to list someone as a sex offender for having oral or anal sex with a minor.
Prepping For The President: Mixed Reaction From Sacramentans On Federal Response To Fires“I don’t expect there to be any sympathy from this administration. Are you kidding me?"
Trump To Visit Sacramento For Briefing On Historic Wildfire SeasonPresident Donald Trump will visit California on Monday to join local and federal fire and emergency officials for a briefing on the state's historic wildfire season, the White House announced on Saturday.
Gov. Announces California Inmate Firefighters Can Become Professional Firefighters After Completion Of SentenceCalifornia's inmate firefighters will have a shot at becoming professional firefighters once they complete their sentences, under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law on Friday.
Triple-Digit Danger: California ISO Preparing For Labor Day Weekend Heat WaveThe California Independent System Operator is preparing for Labor Day weekend and round two of potential power outages.
Judge Says Owner Of San Francisco Bay Area Island Broke LawThe owner of a San Francisco Bay Area island violated the federal Clean Water Act when he destroyed marshland by building a levee and dumping dredged material while building duck-hunting ponds, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Frenzied Final Day Brings Firsts For California LegislatureHundreds of newly passed California bills could be in jeopardy after most of the Republicans in the state Senate were forced to vote remotely for several days because of the coronavirus — a legally untested procedure legislative leaders expect will prompt a lawsuit in the coming weeks.
Police Unions Help Defeat California Bill On Removing Problem CopsPolice unions and other law enforcement organizations went into overdrive to thwart a measure that would have added California to the majority of states that can end the careers of officers with troubled histories.
Gov. Newsom Signs Eviction Relief Bill Amid VirusThe California Senate advanced legislation Monday to ban evictions through January for people who can't pay their rent because of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.