New California Laws Help Animals, Fire Victims, ImmigrantsHundreds of new California laws take effect with the start of the new year, including measures stemming from the devastating wildfires that have swept the state, animal rights, criminal justice, businesses and health care.
California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
California Population Stalls At 39 MillionCalifornia's population has stalled at 39.9 million people as expensive housing prices and other factors convince more people to leave the state for other parts of the country.
Kaiser Mental Health Employees Plan Week-long Strike Starting MondayThousands of mental health clinicians are expected to walk off the job on Monday at Kaiser Permanente clinics across the state.
California’s Official Christmas Tree Under ScrutinyWhile one certified arborist calls it a perfect specimen, others say it’s ugly.
Video Of Boy, 2, Who Doesn't Want To Leave California Will Make You SmileCalifornia sometimes gets a bad rap. But our fine state also has a lot to offer, as one little boy has apparently discovered. Video of the two-year-old boy is now getting people's attention on social media. 
California Senate Approves Fair Pay to Play ActPay to play is the much-talked-about concept to compensate student-athletes so they can support themselves and their families.
Hotels In California May Stop Giving Out Tiny Bottles Of Shampoo, Lotion, Body WashCalifornia is close to banning hotels from giving guests little plastic bottles of soap, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion.
California Seeks More People Of Color To Draw Political MapsCalifornia on Monday gave more time to apply to an independent commission that will redraw boundaries for most state and federal elections, an effort to get more people of color involved and avoid the political gerrymandering that has caused problems elsewhere.
Judge Who Desegregated California Schools Dies At 95U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who was an active judge for five decades and desegregated schools in Southern California, has died, the courts said. He was 95.
California Could Pay For Babies' And Toddlers' Hearing AidsA bill requiring hearing aids for babies and young children is one step closer to becoming reality. It cleared the State Assembly and is now headed to the California Senate.
Gov. Newsom, Sen. Pan Reach Agreement On Tougher Vaccine RulesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
California Lawmakers Agree To Health Benefits For ImmigrantsCalifornia will become the first state to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal bastion continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump's administration.
Sugary Drink Warning Labels One Step Closer To RealityCalifornia Senate Bill 347 passed the Senate floor Thursday.
Proposed Legislation Would Ban Towing In Some CasesUnpaid parking tickets or registration fees, parking your car on a city street for more than three days, these could get you towed and if you can’t pay fees, your car might be sold!