Adult performers are outraged at the proposed licensing requirements, and have vowed to fight the bill.
The Renew California legislation introduced yesterday would force insurance companies to renew insurance policies in wildfire zones.
Nearly 66,000 cases are covered, dating back to 1961.
Under the law, prosecutors are supposed to pursue justice and not only seek convictions.
Federal Judge Refuses To Grant Injunction Against California's Gig Economy Law, But Acknowledges 'Likelihood of Irreparable Harm'
Assembly Bill 5 forces many companies to reclassify contractors as employees.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced action against the department.
You have this Democrat or this other Democrat. What other options do you need?
Assembly Bill 5 was designed to constrain the growth of the so-called gig economy. In practice, it's closing off opportunities
The new initiative from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation would allow local governments to go beyond the state's existing caps on rent increases.
The university's litmus test is a lawsuit waiting to happen.
SB 50 would have legalized mid-rise apartments near transit stops and employment centers. State lawmakers felt it went too far and/or not far enough.
No, Californians aren't banned from showering and doing laundry on the same day. But the fact that so many people believed that lie says something about how insane the state's real water laws are.
The science is unsettled, and a new warning label would probably just confuse people.
Gov. Gina Raimondo wants to sell weed to balance the state's budget.
At least 20 officers have been suspended while the LAPD investigates the placement of innocent motorists on the gang database.
A group of homeless mothers moved into an Oakland, California, home they didn't own.
The euthanasia campaign may be necessary to prevent the spread of the Newcastle disease, but bird owners say that it's being carried out in a cruel manner.
But the underlying problems remain unaddressed.
A New York Times study describes how both red and blue states use public education to indoctrinate students in their preferred ideologies. This dynamic should dampen hopes that public education can fix the problem of widespread political ignorance.
The new law seeks to reclassify contractors as employees.
The ACLU argues the lack of state funding and oversight creates an unconstitutional lack of access to legal counsel in poorer California counties.
And it might make housing more affordable in many places. Conservative NIMBYs should not stand in the way.
Some 60 cities have banned or restricted gas-powered landscaping equipment. State air quality regulators are looking to do the same.
Despite amendments to make the bill more palatable to local governments and community activists, Sen. Scott Wiener's (D–San Francisco) SB 50 faces an uphill battle.
Chief Michel R. Moore: "There is no place in the Department for any individual who would purposely falsify information on a Department report."
In requiring greater transparency in police record-keeping, California proves it can do at least one thing right.
Gig workers and companies are suing over a California law, AB 5, that criminalizes their continued employment.
As California moves to ban the sale of alligator products, alligator farmers and fashionistas are joining forces.
Two Years After Licensed Marijuana Merchants Began Operating in California, They Account for Just a Quarter of Sales
The state's Cannabis Advisory Committee blames high taxes, local bans, and onerous regulations.
California Freelancers Sue To Stop Law That's Destroying Their Jobs. Pol Says Those 'Were Never Good Jobs' Anyway.
Set to take effect in 2020, AB5 will essentially eradicate large swaths of freelance jobs.
California Freelancers Suffer From Totally Predictable 'Unintended Consequences' of Gig Worker Protection Bill
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A new paper raises constitutional questions about expansive state-level regulations that reach beyond their borders.
The guiding principle for California policymakers seems to be: Tell everyone what they want to hear—or at least stick to the rosiest scenarios.
The decision leaves intact local governments’ power to force private developers to build affordable housing.
Los Angeles County saw disease outbreaks and 1,000 homeless deaths last year.
Feds Sue California City Over Law That Mandated Evictions for Criminal Activity—Even When No One Was Arrested or Charged
A Department of Justice lawsuit argues Hesperia’s rental ordinance amounts to illegal racial discrimination.
The drug wars will continue until the state gets its cut of the money.