SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Tom Lackey introduced AB 307 to increase protections for victims of revenge porn by requiring wrongdoers to register as sex offenders.
This bill asks investigators to primarily focus on consent.
It eliminates other considerations including if the victim experienced serious...
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, introduced a bill Thursday that will allow individuals to be convicted for hate crimes. AB 282 prevents a misdemeanor hate crime from being eligible for diversion. Diversion allows a person to escape a conviction, avoid jail time, and have their arrest...
By Matthew Renda
(CN) – A coalition of privacy rights groups, civil liberties organizations and California lawmakers championed a bill Wednesday aimed at strengthening internet privacy laws while giving consumers direct control over their personal data.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American...
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By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – Reigniting their fight against soda companies they claim are fattening Californians, state lawmakers introduced a five-pack of bills Wednesday that includes a new tax and a cap on soda sizes.
“The evidence overwhelmingly...
SACRAMENTO – During its January General Meeting, the New Motor Vehicle Board elected Kathryn Ellen Doi, a Public Member, to serve as President, and Bismarck Obando, a Public Member, to serve as Vice President.
The pair will preside over the Board as it resolves disputes between franchised dealers...
Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2019-20 “California for All” budget proposal to the Legislature on Thursday – a fiscal blueprint that builds a strong financial foundation by investing an unprecedented $13.6 billion in budget resiliency and paying down unfunded pension liabilities.
Landscape Development Inc. (LDI), the industry-leading landscape services company, is excited to announce the opening of a new Sacramento Division. Answering to client requests and a growing housing market, this new office expands the company’s service territory well into Northern California.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today unveiled Senate Bill 1272, which if passed and enacted, would combat California’s growing underground economy.
Senate Bill 1272 would permanently establish the Tax Recovery and Criminal Enforcement Task Force within the California Department of Justice,...
SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivered the oath of office Monday to Warren Stanley as the 15th Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
Stanley, 56, of Sacramento was appointed Commissioner by Governor Brown on Feb. 9, after serving as Acting Commissioner since 2017.
By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO (CN) – Pursuing their own net neutrality laws, California lawmakers on Monday approved a bill that would prevent internet service providers from charging websites for quicker access.
In a 21-12 party-line vote, the state Senate approved rules meant to curb AT&T and other...
The city of Santa Clarita welcomes residents to dispose of their unwanted household hazardous and electronic waste at the FREE Household Hazardous/E-Waste Roundup on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out of an abundance of caution, Los Angeles County is following the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to pause the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed unusual types of blood clots 6 to 13 days after receiving the vaccine.
After a roller coaster of a year, the Santa Clarita Valley’s skating community once again took to the ice to celebrate the grand opening of The Cube, the city of Santa Clarita’s newly rebranded ice rink.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.