A new legislation would penalize those in California who waste water. The legislation was announced by California Gov. Jerry Brown, saying up to $10,000 a day penalties are meant for those who flout the new law. The new law allows local authorities to enforce conservation requirements.
California Governor Jerry Brown has defended the use of water for agriculture sector amid restrictions imposed on usage of water on all other purposes across the state. A recent order has made it mandatory for the state utilities to reduce the water consumption by 25 percent this year due to...read more
California Governor Jerry Brown has issued statewide mandatory water restrictions, ordering the cities to reduce their water consumption by 25 percent due to multiyear drought. The cities and communities have been urged to cut the water use while the farmers will be exempt from the current order...read more
California: Governor Jerry Brown issued 105 pardons, mostly for nonviolent drug offenses, on the eve of Christmas. Most of the people who have been pardoned by the governor have been convicted of nonviolent drug crimes or burglary more than a decade ago.
One of the pardons is a Stanislaus...read more
The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration or Cal-OSHA, announced a new regulation on Friday, which included requiring acute-care hospitals to provide hazardous material suits, respirators and isolation rooms to handle patients who either have or are suspected of having Ebola...read more
More than a dozen community colleges in California will now be able to offer baccalaureate or 4-year degrees in certain fields where skilled workers are specially needed, thanks to a new measure signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
The new law, a pilot program approved recently by Mr....read more
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a bill into law that allows people to ask a court to seize firearms from member/s of their families who they believe pose a risk to themselves or the public.
Under the new law, law enforcement officials, family members and some others can seek...read more
Defendants will no longer be able to use "trans panic" and "gay panic" defenses in California courts to strengthen their cases as Gov. Jerry Brown has outlawed the rule.
The so-called "gay panic" defense rule had been increasingly used to trim homicide charges down to manslaughter. Many...read more
California-based vision insurer VSP Global has expressed surprise and shock at Gov. Jerry Brown's vetoing of Assembly Bill 1877 (AB1877), arguing that it was essential for providing health coverage to millions of uninsured Californians.
Mr. Brown vetoed AB1877 on Thursday. Authored by...read more
California recently adopted a landmark condom law that aims to protect sex workers without fanfare or much media attention.
The condom legislation, which Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on 19th of September, requires a court to state explicitly that the presence of condoms is...read more
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will enable state emergency responders to receive more information about trains carrying potentially hazardous cargo.
Assembly Bill 380 (AB380) requires rail companies to inform Office of Emergency Services about shipments of crude oil...read more
California will spend almost a third of the $687 million emergency drought relief package that lawmakers approved earlier this year.
According to the draft plan released recently by the California Department of Water Resources, more than $200 million in expedited bond funding would be...read more
The overall ‘asthma epidemic’ among children has...Read More
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In an announcement made on December 22, cable giant...Read More