The state Senate voted 31-4 on Thursday to require social media companies to first get the consent of a parent or guardian before creating an account for a child the company knows is under 13.
About 47,000 employees of Ralphs, Vons, Pavilions and Albertsons stores were eligible to vote this week on the three-year contract.
If signed by the governor this bill would cap rental increases at 5% plus inflation until 2030.
The 29-11 vote late Tuesday sends the bill back to the state Assembly for final approval over strident Republican opposition.
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday he had signed a law banning public and charter school officials from suspending students for “willful defiance,” a broad category that includes disrupting class or willfully defying teachers.
Prosecutors say two women attacked 84-year-old Afaf Assad of Long Beach in the restroom of the Pechanga Resort Casino near Temecula on Aug. 31.
Officials have identified about 450 possible cases, including as many as five deaths, in 33 states. The count includes newly reported deaths in California, Indiana and Minnesota.
California’s insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara apologized Tuesday for accepting campaign contributions from the insurance industry and announced reforms for his office and campaign.
The Coast Guard called off its rescue operation Tuesday after determining there were no more survivors on a boat packed with scuba divers that caught fire near an island off the Santa Barbara coast.
Five crew members who jumped off the boat were rescued, and Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Kroll told The Associated Press the Coast Guard was searching for others who may have been able to escape the same way.