The California Senate on Aug. 21, 2018, passed Senate Bill 10, which eliminates money bail and replaces it with a risk assessment system. Gov. Jerry Brown will now decided whether to sign or veto the legislation.
Rudy Mindiola of Pomona, was arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary and possessing burglary tools after police in La Verne, California, said they found him tunneling into a business, where he intended to steal from the store.
California state Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, is being investigated by the Senate over an alleged altercation with a female lobbyist during a fundraiser at The Diplomat Steakhouse in Sacramento on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
Senate Bill 1279 would limit sentences for felony convictions to twice the base term. Supporters say it would simplify California’s complex sentencing laws. Law enforcement argues it would rob some victims of justice.
Central Valley Democrats seeking House seats have drawn major financial support from Silicon Valley and San Francisco, helping them keep pace with Republican incumbents, who can attract big checks from political action committees and other special interests.
A district attorney in Northern California has thrown out a case against a juvenile crime suspect after it was revealed the Alameda County Sheriff's Office illegally recorded at least one confidential conversation between him and his attorney.
A federal judge hearing arguments over whether the Trump administration should allow a company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said Tuesday that the issue should be decided by the president or Congress.
A federal judge hearing arguments over a settlement that allows a company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.