Gov. Brown Signs Bill to Protect Janitors from Sexual Harrassment
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill late Thursday to protect janitors from sexual harassment on the job. The legislation was inspired by The California Report's own investigative reporting project "Rape on the Night Shift."
Prop 56 Radio Ads Called Into Question
You know when you hear a radio ad with the fine print text delivered really fast? That may be okay for a car dealer or mortgage company, but campaign ads are different. The Yes on Prop 56 campaign, a ballot measure that would add a $2 tax to cigarettes, filed a complaint with the state's Fair Political Practices Commission alleging a radio ad from the No side violates state law.
State Regulators Move to Reserve More Water for Salmon
State water officials want to see more water flowing down California's second longest river to help the endangered salmon that live there. That will affect the supply for millions of Californians across the state.
Sinking Shipping Industry Helped Lead to Hanjin Bankruptcy
Somewhere off California's central coast, a lone ship operated by Hanjin is floating. Hanjin is the Korean shipping company that's filed for bankruptcy protection. Although it's not clear how that bankruptcy will affect California businesses, problems in the industry were as easy to see as a lone lighthouse on a clear night.