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Keeping the Holidays Safe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Thousands are expected to head to malls and stores across California Friday for Black Friday amid increased efforts statewide by the California Highway Patrol to tackle organized retail theft.

The California Highway Patrol Organized Retail Crime Task Force is increasing its presence at shopping centers throughout the state and working with local law enforcement agencies to make arrests and heighten visibility.

Statement on Brittney Griner Court Denial

The political posturing by the Russian government surrounding the Brittney Griner arrest and conviction is unacceptable. In an effort to keep American officials at bay during their colossal economic failures and stunning military loses to the brave Ukrainian forces, the Kremlin has decided to make Ms. Griner an example of their authority.

Statement on Resignation of Nury Martinez

"A simple mea culpa is not enough, nor is resigning as the president of the city council.

The racist and homophobic attacks cannot be wiped away by resigning a post, Ms. Martinez and her colleagues, Mr. De Leon, and Mr. Cedillo must resign their seats on the Los Angeles City Council. Their actions are unbecoming of elected officials and they have lost the public's trust.

California is on Track to License Bounty Hunters for the First Time

Bill Heads to Governor for Signature

(Sacramento) Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer’s (D-South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 2043, sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, has passed both the California State Assembly and Senate with bipartisan support.

Rap Lyrics Bill Moves Forward

With a first-in-the-nation law to keep lyrics out of court a signature away, its chief sponsor talks next steps and why other states should follow California's lead.

AB 1766 to Propose CA IDs for All Californians

More than 1 million undocumented immigrants in California have obtained driver’s licenses since 2015. But an even greater number, who don’t drive, have been unable to get a state ID.

A proposed law looks to change that.

AB 1766 — also known as the California IDs for All Act — would expand access to state-issued identifications to everyone, regardless of immigration status.