Mayor Joe Krovoza says the idea is to add e-cigarettes to the city's existing anti-smoking in public places ordinance.
"In the absence of federal attention to this cities are left to deal with it and we certainly will here in Davis, we never shy from a big issue and here we go again tonight," says Krovoza.
Fans of e-cigarettes say the devices are less harmful than the real thing.
Meanwhile, Sacramento city officials say they currently have no plans to consider banning e-cigarettes.
The California Senate held two hearings today as part of special legislative sessions ordered by Governor Jerry Brown. The sessions will deal with infrastructure and health financing. But some lawmakers wonder what they will accomplish.
Advocates for the developmentally disabled are furious after being left out of this year’s California budget deal. They held a tense rally at the Capitol Wednesday.
In Reno and around the country, community paramedics are providing more primary and preventive care and taking non-emergency patients to facilities other than emergency rooms.
Pro-choice lawmakers are backing a bill in the California Assembly that seeks to ensure pregnant women know they have access to abortions.
The California health exchange has set monthly limits on prices consumers will pay for specialty prescription drugs.