The California Fair Political Practices Commission is charged with enforcing the state’s laws on campaign finance, conflicts of interest, lobbying and governmental ethics. The five-member board currently has one vacancy.
Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson of Fresno accuses of Gov. Jerry Brown of influencing inaction from California Legislature. Patterson's request for an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles fell one vote short.
Six women arrested after spending the day blocking Gov. Jerry Brown's office as they attempted to bring attention to fossil fuels before hosting the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco this September.
In a budget hearing on Tuesday, August 7, DMV Director Jean Shiomoto expressed opposition to a potential audit of the department, calling the proposal a “strain” on resources that would detract focus from reducing wait times.
In 2004, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Department of Public Health created Project Homeless Connect as a way to bring necessary services to people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco.
A restaurant employee describes how extended bar hours may affect workers in the Sacramento industry. Senate Bill 905 in the California Legislature would allow the city to craft its own rules and choose to keep bars open until 4 a.m.
Democratic California lawmakers Autumn Burke of Marina del Rey and David Chiu of San Francisco vow to continue efforts to require pregnancy centers to give abortion information despite a Supreme Court ruling that it violates the First Amendment.