(AP) - California communities must hold public hearings before their police departments accept military equipment such as tanks and grenade launchers under a bill approved in the state Assembly.
(AP) - Terminally ill patients would be able to use experimental drugs under a bill approved by the California Assembly. The legislation is being called the "right-to-try" bill.
A new Field Poll shows almost two-thirds of Californians surveyed support Governor Jerry Brown's urban water reduction plan. The poll says nearly 89 percent of people surveyed believe the current water shortage in California is serious.
Several counties in California cover health care for the undocumented. Sacramento County used to be one of them, until the economic downturn. Now the county in reconsidering.
Money from California's cap and trade program is already helping some homeowners this year.