Articles Tagged With ‘California laws’




Californians can seek gun restraining-orders

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Tuesday that will allow family members to seek court orders temporarily prohibiting their relatives from possessing firearms. [Sacramento Bee] Democratic Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner authored the bill in response to a deadly... (Continue reading)

California bans government display of Confederate flag

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that prohibits state government agencies from selling or displaying items containing the Confederate flag. [Mercury News] Democratic Assemblyman Isadore Hall of Compton authored the bill after his mother saw replica... (Continue reading)

Brown likely to sign statewide plastic bag ban

California Govenor Jerry Brown is expected to sign into law the first statewide plastic bag ban in the U.S. [ABC News] Brown has until Tuesday to sign the bill, which would ban single-use plastic bags in large grocery stores beginning... (Continue reading)

Will California bicyclists receive tickets for slowing traffic?

As a new law takes effect requiring motorists to take precautions as they pass bicyclists on the road, some drivers are wondering whether bicycle-induced traffic pileups will become more common. The new law that took effect last week allows officers... (Continue reading)

California drivers to face fines for coming close to bicyclists

Motorists in California must now stay three feet away from bicyclists when passing them on the road or risk receiving traffic tickets. A new state law takes effect Tuesday, which allows officers to cite those who do not obey the... (Continue reading)