Here’s a look at some of the state legislative proposals that became the law of the land when the clock struck Jan. 1 of the new year.
California’s top Democratic Party official stepped down amid mounting political pressure over claims of sexual assault and harassment.
California Democratic Party Chair Eric Bauman’s third-in-command is calling for his ouster over claims that he sexually assaulted people.
In his 16 years as governor, Jerry Brown has signed nearly 20,000 bills, including 1,016 this year and the final one on Sunday.
While state agencies have undergone a reckoning over sexual harassment, local governments have largely escaped scrutiny—until now.
A South Bay schools trustee who came under fire for glibly denying the realities of discrimination said he’d rather redeem himself than resign.
Matthew Dean apologized in an uncharacteristically tame email, but only after doubling down on his inflammatory hot-takes in a phone call.
A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.
An investigation into sexual harassment at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has expanded to address “a larger culture issue.”
SJPD has seen an increase in sexual assault reports. But they aren’t sure whether rapes are rising, or whether more victims are speaking up.