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  • Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances

    Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances
      Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands. With the help of the state of...
  • Assemblyman Alejo to return $21,092 in excess campaign contributions

    SACRAMENTO -- State Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) has agreed to return $21,092 in excess campaign contributions to a group called Voters for a New California that was caught violating campaign finances rules. The payment is the amount over...
  • California Minimum Wage Poised to Reach $10 an Hour

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, giving the state one of the highest rates in the nation. Washington state...
  • Raise the minimum wage

    A last-minute compromise between state legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown has cleared the way for a bill that would significantly increase the minimum wage in California over the next 2 1/2 years. Not surprisingly, the California Chamber of Commerce...
  • Voices on immigrant driver's license debate: 'They deserve it'

    A legislative deal reached late Thursday to allow many more immigrants who are in the country illegally to obtain California driver's licenses was greeted positively by those who said the law would help the economy and make roads safer. The bill...
  • Driver's licenses for all

    Driver's licenses for all
    Late on the last night of the legislative session, California lawmakers passed a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. If the bill is signed by the governor, it will be an important and long-overdue step forward that will...
  • Brown signs bill to give driving permits to those in U.S. illegally

    Brown signs bill to give driving permits to those in U.S. illegally
    With immigrant rights advocates and community leaders looking on, Gov. Jerry Brown stood on the steps of L.A. City Hall on Thursday to celebrate signing a new law that will allow people in the country illegally to receive a permit to legally drive in...
  • Legislature OKs bill to let noncitizens serve on California juries

    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...
  • For the record

    "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...
  • Assembly bill would allow driver's licenses for more immigrants

    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...
  • California Assembly approves minimum wage increase

    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...