Assembly Bill 988 would lay the groundwork for a 988 mental health crisis hotline, creating an alternative to 911.
Planning on applying for unemployment benefits? Well, you won’t be able to do so for the next two weeks. California’s beleaguered unemployment department is putting a pause on new claims until Oct. 5 to give it time to implement an automatic identity-verification tool to speed up processing times. The move follows recommendations outlined in a […]
Changing regulations in California would help keep the lights on by enabling customer-owned solar-charged batteries to provide energy to the grid.
First-in-the-nation standards for deadly force in policing advanced Tuesday in California, but fault lines emerged in the Assembly, where past efforts have stalled.
New legislation would make major changes to the standards for-profit colleges must meet to operate in California, and the state bureau regulating the industry has been reorganized.
Adding insult to the debilitating injury California’s Republican Party sustained on Election Day, Democratic state Sen. Ricardo Lara has beaten Republican-turned-political independent Steve Poizner to become the the state’s next insurance commissioner.
As Assembly Democrats and the California Democratic Party seek a two-thirds majority in the Legislature, they’ve poured $527,000 since Oct. 1 into the campaign to unseat Catharine Baker, the last Republican to hold a Bay Area legislative seat.