Newsom is promising statewide coordination as law enforcement and prosecutors go after thieves who have been raiding cargo containers aboard trains near downtown Los Angeles for months.
California would allow children age 12 and up to be vaccinated without their parents’ consent, the youngest age of any state, under a proposal late Thursday by a state senator.
Los Angeles and Ventura counties violated the Constitution’s right to keep and bear arms when they shut down gun and ammunition stores in 2020 as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Industry insiders say the practice of working simultaneously in the legal and illicit markets is all too commonplace, a financial reality brought on by the difficulties and costs of doing business with a product they call the most heavily regulated in America.
The sea of debris left behind includes items that the thieves apparently didn’t think were valuable enough to take.
Scammers are now impersonating doctors to dupe California officials into giving them disability checks.
California Democrats took their first step toward abolishing the state’s private health insurance market and replacing it with a government-run plan they promised would never deny anyone the care they need.
The rapid spread of the omicron variant has left schools scrambling to cover for teachers out sick. Gov. Gavin Newsom says an executive order he signed Tuesday will help.
Because the proposal was introduced last year, it must pass the state Assembly by the end of January to have a chance at becoming law this year.
Newsom said the state budget needs to address “existential threats” such as the surging coronavirus pandemic; wildfires and drought worsened by global warming; homelessness; income inequality; and public safety.