The governors of New York and California have botched major aspects of the pandemic response.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
Despite Starkly Different COVID-19 Policies, the U.S. and the U.K. Saw Similar Drops in Cases Around the Same Time
The same is true of Texas and California, which suggests that legal restrictions are not as important as politicians imagine.
New bills in the legislature would make it easier for cities to allow more housing on their own, and crack down on places that try to cheat their way out of permitting development.
It's a vivid example of why people are demanding alternatives to police responses.
In a hot mic moment, school officials were caught belittling parents.
Big businesses gave millions to Newsom’s initiatives and were rewarded handsomely.
California Massively Increased the Amount of Housing the Bay Area Has To Allow. YIMBY Lawsuit Says 'Eh, Could Be More.'
A new lawsuit from two YIMBY groups argues that the state failed to incorporate a jobs-housing balance when calculating the number of new homes the San Francisco Bay Area has to plan for.
Chief Justice John Roberts says the policy reflects "insufficient appreciation or consideration of the interests at stake."
California grocers have filed three lawsuits against local laws requiring "hero pay" during the pandemic.
Two states and two Disneys—California vs. Florida—and their radically different approaches to dealing with the pandemic.
Despite taking a much more restrictive approach, California saw a bigger surge than Texas, and the drop began around the same time in both states.
First the union invaded, now it refuses to leave.
The governor's order had banned outdoor dining and forbade Californians from socializing with members outside their household.
California Preservationists Sue To Overturn Law That Requires Property Owners Consent To Having Their Homes Landmarked
The lawsuit from three Orange County preservation groups argues that supposedly historic buildings should be afforded the same environmental protections as "air, water, and forests."
California Democrats and their labor union allies are embracing anti-democratic principles to thwart the will of the people.
A comparison of Texas and California suggests that legal edicts matter less than The New York Times thinks.
California is driving on fumes and living off the residual investments and innovations of past generations. Is it any wonder so many Californians are heading to Texas or Arizona?
L.A.'s Reformist D.A. Promised To Eliminate Hate Crime Enhancements—Until Progressive Activists Gave Him a Call
Some progressives are for criminal justice reform only when it's convenient.
Concord's ban on smoking and vaping in private apartments allows residents to take civil action against their neighbors for violating the policy.
A year into the pandemic, politicians still have not digested the dangers of careless public health measures.
The evidence is limited and mixed, but data from New York, Minnesota, and California suggest that restaurants there account for a small share of infections.
California Judge Blocks Enforcement of State and Local Bans on Restaurant Dining in San Diego County
The decision says the government failed to present any evidence of virus transmission in restaurants that follow COVID-19 precautions.
California's Health Secretary Concedes There Is No Empirical Basis for the State's Ban on Outdoor Dining
The ban is "not a comment on the relative safety of outdoor dining," Mark Ghaly says, but part of the effort to keep people from leaving home.
California Judge Says Los Angeles County's Outdoor Dining Ban Isn't 'Grounded in Science, Evidence, or Logic'
A tentative decision from Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James C. Chalfant is yet another rebuke of officials trying to reimpose March-style lockdowns on a skeptical public.
San Mateo County Health Officer Scott Morrow, who supported last spring's stay-at-home orders, airs his misgivings about reviving that policy.
Cash bail is as unjust as it is arbitrary.
Policymakers "must not penalize residents for earning a livelihood, safeguarding their mental health, or enjoying our most cherished freedoms," said Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra loves to tell people what they can and cannot do with their bodies.
The governor's latest order dials up restrictions on whole swaths of California's economy in an effort to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed.
Bob Bryant was infected with COVID-19 while on vacation and died. A news story tries to link that to church services.
Restaurant owners speak out about the "crippling" order, which will last at least three weeks.
Unfortunately, I'd guess the party did just well enough in the last election to punt those discussions to another day.
Bounchan Keola was injured while fighting the deadly Zogg Fire. California rewarded him with a possible deportation.
By arbitrarily foreclosing relatively safe social and recreational options, politicians encourage defiance, resentment, and riskier substitutes.
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After violating his own rules, California's governor offers deceitful excuses and announces new restrictions for the little people.
The state's electricity grid operators warned in 2019 that power shortages might become increasingly common when heat waves hit in the coming years.
A bill under consideration by the city's Board of Supervisors would ban smoking in private dwellings located in apartment buildings with three or more units.
With several ballot initiatives on Election Day, voters decisively rejected California Gov. Gavin Newsom, the state's politically dominant unions, and the legislature.
A struggling, costly boondoggle sees a much friendlier administration taking charge.
The state's insurance commissioner forbids the canceling of policies for homes in risky areas.
Nearly 60 percent of Californians approved a proposition to exempt Uber and Lyft from most of Assembly Bill 5.