measures

Here’s the ballot measures LA voters will decide on Election Day

Election season is almost upon Los Angeles residents. Ballots around the country are taking shape, with local municipalities voting on April 10, and statewide...
budget

LA Mayor throws support behind state homelessness budget bill

Local governments could end up spending $1.5 billion to address homelessness, by way of an Assembly bill that would require municipalities to match state...
garcia

UPDATED: Bell Gardens Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia investigated for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A state legislator from the Los Angeles area was accused of urging staffers to play ``spin the bottle'' in a...
custody

“Three Strikes” law could see amendment through ballot initiative

California's "Three Strikes" sentencing law could soon see a serious overhaul, as backers of an initiative to amend it have received authorization to gather...

Pot sales create patchwork of confusion

By Rachel Parsons Hub Correspondent The first Friday evening of the new year, Dina “Dr. Dina” Browner stood in the lobby of her West Hollywood pot...
sanctuary

California officially becomes sanctuary state in 2018

California rang in the New Year by officially becoming a sanctuary state when SB 54, called the California Values Act, went into effect on Jan....
rent control

Rent control could be back for California thanks to this law [UPDATED]

Rent control has been called both a magic bullet in the fight against California homelessness, and a red herring that will make development impossible....
tax

Gas prices continue to drop after early Nov. increase

Gas prices in Los Angeles County have continued to drop for the third day in a row, with the average price of a gallon...
portantino

Portantino to protect legislature whistleblowers

State Senator Anthony Portantino, representing Californians living in the northern San Gabriel Valley, announced Wednesday that he will introduce a bill to the State...
smoking

Will California kick butts off state beaches? Not this year

By Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News  For years, state lawmakers have been trying to eliminate secondhand smoke, smoking and cigarette butts from California’s 280 illustrious beaches and natural parks.  Once...