The Davis City Council Tuesday night approved a new surveillance technology ordinance. It's intended to protect people from high-tech policing by regulating the city's acquisition and use of cameras and other equipment.
Civil rights groups have filed a lawsuit against a Northern California superior court over its practice of suspending the driving licenses of people too poor to pay what they call exorbitant fees for minor offenses.
The Manteca Unified School District has settled a free speech lawsuit brought by a high school junior. The student was sent home for refusing to change out of a T-shirt that read, "Nobody Knows I'm A Lesbian.