Without massive investments in clean energy, air board officials warned that more fossil fuels will be needed to power electric cars and ensure a reliable power grid under California’s sweeping new climate strategy.
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Roe decision, here are key takeaways of what to expect for abortion in California. They include the politics, more legislation, a possible influx of out-of-state patients and changes for health care providers.
New rules proposed by California’s Department of Insurance would require insurers to take homeowners’ efforts to reduce wildfire risk into account when setting premiums. But they would still allow non-renewals.
The first count of unsheltered people in three years showed that the overall number of homeless individuals had increased by 3% in Santa Clara County (to 10,028) and increased by 11% (to 6,739) in the city limits of San José.
A controversial law requiring all publicly held companies headquartered in the Golden State to have at least one woman on their board of directors has been ruled unconstitutional by a Superior Court judge..
California legislators are advancing two bills that would require companies to report more data about pay and internal practices. Business groups oppose the bills and say the data could be taken out of context.
A new bill aimed at increasing affordable housing construction is back by California’s carpenters’ unions, but the Construction and Building Trades Council is opposed, saying it doesn't guarantee union wages.