| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:32 PM
The author of a bill that would provide driver’s licenses to many more immigrants in the country illegally said Wednesday he is delaying action on the measure until next year to build greater support.
Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) decided...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
SACRAMENTO — Legal immigrants who are not American citizens would be able to serve on juries in California under a bill that lawmakers sent to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
The measure joins a proposal already on the governor's desk that would...
| Aug 14, 2013
Last April, the Los Angeles Police Department adopted a new approach to the problem of unlicensed drivers, many of whom are barred from ever obtaining a license because of their immigration status. Under the rule, known as Special Order 7, police officers...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:03 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The Assembly approved legislation Wednesday that would make it easier for immigrants in the country illegally to obtain California driver's licenses.
The bill, authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), would allow people to get a...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:27 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The Assembly voted on Thursday to increase the minimum wage in California over the next three years, hiking it from $8 an hour to $9.25.
Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), the author of the bill, said higher wages would “allow our...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Farm and ranch owners would be required to provide their workers with shade and cold water under legislation approved by the Assembly on Thursday. The Assembly passed the bill 44 to 28, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown. It was......
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
California lawmakers support illegal immigrant's quest to practice law...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A legislative panel recommended Wednesday that California’s courts suspend a computer modernization project that has grown in cost from $260 million to $1.9 billion with uncertainty over whether it is affordable. The 4-0 vote by the Assembly...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:22 AM
A week after California began issuing driver’s licenses to a select group of young illegal immigrants, a state lawmaker has proposed that licenses be provided to many others who are unlawfully in the country. A new state law that took......
| Jan 17, 2013
"Picnic": An article about the Broadway revival of "Picnic" in the Jan. 12 Calendar section referred to the Annie Baker play "Circle Mirror Transformation" as "Mirror Circle Transformation." In addition the article referred to a character in "Picnic," the...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) has introduced legislation designed to increase minimum wage in California.
Assembly Bill 1439 would adjust minimum wage to consumer prices.
If the bill is passed, minimum wage would increase by 14 cents in 2013. ...