The system’s statewide debut Thursday will coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake that ravaged the San Francisco Bay area on Oct. 17, 1989, as well as the annual Great Shakeout safety drill.
California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them.
The Democratic governor said the measure helps fulfill a promise he made to end private prison use, which he said contributes to over-incarceration and does “not reflect our values.”
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the bill into law after it was twice vetoed by his predecessor, Jerry Brown.
The measures continue the state’s march away from get-tough measures that once clogged California prisons, prompting a federal court-ordered population cap.
While the law would not take effect until Jan. 1, it would apply to rent increases on or after March 15, 2019, to prevent landlords from raising rents just before the caps go into place.
The forecast calls for onshore flow to return to the area Sunday with noticeable cooling.
The vape cartridges that go by the catchy, one-syllable name “Dank” are figuring prominently in the federal investigation to determine what has caused a rash of mysterious and sometimes fatal lung illnesses apparently linked to vaping.
Ernest McCauley, 75, was the pilot of the 1944 aircraft that crashed Wednesday at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut state officials said.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Thursday overhauling California’s charter schools in a move that brought together teachers’ unions and charter school advocates who have long been at odds over how the schools affect public education.