California has laws that protect motorists from speed traps but legislation now on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk would weaken them.
California’s taking an environmental beating. Orange County was hit with its largest oil spill in three decades when at least 126,000 gallons of crude oil spewed from a leaking pipeline connected to an offshore platform. The oil slick — which was first reported Saturday and grew large enough to cover the city of Santa Monica […]
Gov. Newsom wants $4.2 billion to finish the Central Valley link for the bullet train, but legislators aren’t sold. The governor and fellow Democrats are negotiating whether to spend more on urban transportation projects.
I’ve led the state Democratic Party’s environmental caucus for eight years, but I am alienated by leadership that prefers jobs on a dying planet.
Good morning, California. It’s Monday, February 1. Let Them Play effort ramps up Today marks yet another missed deadline in the nearly yearlong struggle to get California kids back in school — leaving the state limited time to find a solution before reopening campuses this academic year becomes moot. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $2 billion proposal […]
Outdoor dining and personal care businesses are allowed to reopen — pending local approval — after the latest abrupt shift in the state’s handling of the pandemic.
Tech amps up lobbying over data privacy. Vaccination bill passes, but future is uncertain. Newsom moves to end California’s fur trade.
An advancing bill would ban the sale of new fur in California. Supporters say it’s time to end inhumane fashions; furriers call that unfair.
State fights to preserve Affordable Care Act. DMV to start charging credit card fees. Bill to combat sexual misconduct by psychologists stalls.
Democrats who lead legislative committees are using a powerful new tool to kill bills before they even get a vote. The trick? Simply doing nothing.