Capitol Bureau Chief
July 2, 2015 | Katie Orr
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.
July 2, 2015 | Ed Joyce
Record summer heat has increased fire risk in California and the Western U.S. as drought conditions expand.
July 1, 2015 | Katie Orr
A new California law allows the death certificates of transgender people to reflect the gender they identified with, rather than their biological sex.
July 1, 2015 | Ben Adler
A new California law taking effect this month requires ride-share drivers to carry additional auto insurance policies.
July 1, 2015 | Ed Joyce
In the fourth year of drought in California, sales and use of "safe and sane" fireworks are restricted in some areas, allowed in others.