Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills from local lawmakers that will overhaul the state’s troubled gang database, and that aim to change the way San Diego County votes.
In just 11 short months, San Diego Democrats have muscled through a series of laws that could translate their voter registration advantage throughout the county into real political power.
The bill, inspired in part by VOSD’s investigation into SANDAG’s sales tax measures, shifts power at the agency toward San Diego and Chula Vista and away from smaller cities.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs arguably the most controversial bill of the year, an Encinitas Democrat announces she’ll challenge Assemblyman Rocky Chavez and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Gov. Jerry Brown signs several local lawmakers’ bills into law (and vetoes another), California’s presidential primary is movin’ on up and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Test run on new state rules for police shows potential issues with police behavior — and with the data itself. Plus: A San Diego lawyer is running for lieutenant governor and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
During a recent two-week trial run of new state requirements, San Diego Police and San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies stopped Hispanic and black drivers at a higher rate than their share of the local population. Both agencies discouraged comparing the numbers to local demographics. The data also showed room for improvement with the new system, meant to track and deter racial profiling.
It’s been Go Time all week in the Legislature, as lawmakers scramble to pass everything before midnight Friday. There was big drama on the Assembly floor Thursday night as San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins’ SB 2 came up for a vote after weeks of delay, as Atkins tried to lock up the necessary votes. The […]
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills from Assemblymen Rocky Chavez and Todd Gloria into law, while other high-profile measures from Sen. Joel Anderson and Assemblywoman Shirley Weber quietly die in the appropriations process.
Sen. Toni Atkins makes changes to her affordable housing bill, the state Supreme Court poked a big hole in the two-thirds vote requirement and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.