New Health Laws to Take Effect Aimed at LGBT Californians
Several new laws aimed at improving the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people take effect January first. They include new regulations around sperm donors and the voluntary collection of health data.
Interpreters Finally Coming to California's Civil Courts
There's no requirement that civil courts in California use interpreters, and that leaves non-English-speakers at a huge disadvantage in dealing with evictions, divorce or child custody, etc. Now the state judicial council has decided to offer free interpretation for all within two years. But where will the strapped state court system find the $92 million to do it?