| May 27, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards,...
| May 28, 2014
Shocked by the weekend's mass killings near UC Santa Barbara, state lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a new way to temporarily prevent potentially violent individuals from buying or owning guns.
Legislators also advanced dozens of unrelated bills,...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The California Assembly on Monday passed legislation that would ban the state from selling or displaying the Confederate flag, or any similar image, with Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly casting the sole vote in opposition.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:51 AM
SACRAMENTO -- An attorney who aided an investigation that resulted in fines against lobbyist Kevin Sloat said the settlement of the matter approved Thursday by the state Fair Political Practices Commission falls short and fails to address some of the most...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:01 PM
SACRAMENTO — California's political ethics agency signed off Thursday on a $133,500 fine for a lobbyist who made improper campaign contributions to elected officials, but the attorney whose lawsuit triggered the investigation is not satisfied.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:10 AM
SACRAMENTO -- The leave of absence by Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) has left the 40-person state Senate with just one African American member, a situation that is sparking concern about a lack of diversity.
Sen. Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles),...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Warning that truancy has reached a crisis level in California elementary schools, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris and half a dozen lawmakers proposed a raft of bills Monday aimed at keeping kids in school.
Harris said 30% of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Citing the recent death of a baggage handler at Los Angeles International Airport, state legislators on Friday called for committee hearings to assess worker safety at California airports.
Although Cal/OSHA is looking into the death of Cesar A....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:48 PM
SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Several current and former adult film performers who have tested positive for HIV spoke out Wednesday about working conditions in the industry.
Cameron Bay, the actress whose positive HIV test result prompted a weeklong moratorium on filming last month,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:32 AM
The owner of a porn studio involved in allegations that it puts actors at risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases accused the AIDS Healthcare Foundation of playing "loose with the facts" to "generate hysteria around HIV."
The statement from...