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Can California Force Homeless People Into Shelters? Civil Rights Groups Call Plan Legally Questionable.

Can California Force Homeless People Into Shelters? Civil Rights Groups Call Plan Legally Questionable.

By Chris Nichols  Could California force homeless people to accept shelter space against their will?  Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who lead a state homlessness task force, recently proposed a way to do just that. Their “right to shelter” plan would first boost the supply of shelter space statewide […]

Californians slash water use by 27.3 percent in June

Californians slash water use by 27.3 percent in June

. Motivated by a fourth year of drought — and mandatory water cuts — Californians reduced urban water use by 27.3 percent in June, compared with the same month two years ago, the state reported on Thursday. The results are the first since state-ordered water cuts went into effect June 1. They exceeded the 25 percent conservation target mandated […]

Bill would ban sex offenders from driving for Uber, Lyft

Bill would ban sex offenders from driving for Uber, Lyft