| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Responding to the Isla Vista shooting rampage, a state Senate panel on Tuesday approved legislation that would allow restraining orders to remove guns from the possession of individuals who are judged by family members, medical workers or the police to be...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
A good guy with a gun tried to stop a bad guy with a gun. You know, like the NRA preaches. It was a bad move.
The good guy got mowed down by the bad guy's batty wife.
She had been a good woman — one of those "innocent, law abiding" citizens...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:44 PM
A proposal to phase out the use of single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores was approved Wednesday by a key Assembly panel despite heavy lobbying efforts by the plastics trade industry, which warned it would cost the state thousands of jobs....
| May 27, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Last weekend's mass killing near UC Santa Barbara has spurred action in Sacramento, with lawmakers announcing Tuesday that they are seeking a new route to temporarily prevent potentially violent individuals from owning or buying guns.
The measure, by...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:51 PM
As Long Beach City College officials see it, a state plan allowing two-year schools to charge more for high-demand classes would help move students more quickly toward transfer and graduation.
Students at the campus, however, argue that such a move...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:58 PM
California community colleges will now be able to charge more for high-demand classes during summer and winter terms under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
The new law creates a voluntary pilot program that allows some colleges to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
California Assemblyman Das Williams wants to impose a $10-per-customer tax on strip clubs....