Michael Lyon was found guilty on eight counts for recording sex acts with hired escorts by a Sacramento jury on April 24, 2018 . He is to be sentenced May 25. He also was convicted filming nannies and sex workers in 2011. His attorney plans an appeal.
The California Senate Insurance Committee is hearing Senate Bill 897 from Sen. Mike McGuire and SB 893 from Sen. Bill Dodd, legislation related to 2017 wildfires and opposed by the insurance industry, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
AB 2018, the Safe Youth Football Act, is scheduled to be heard May 1, 2018, in a California Assembly committee. The measure, to ban youth football for children under 12, is aimed at preventing CTE and head trauma, but it faces parent protests.
Authorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday, June 15, 2016, as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California in the 1970s and 1980s.