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California Governor, Lawmakers, to Get Pay Raise in December

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state elected officials are getting raises. The California Citizens Compensation Commission voted Tuesday to approve 4.2% pay hikes for Newsom, state lawmakers and other state elected officials, the Sacramento Bee reported. The raises take effect in December. Newsom will receive an extra...

Lawmakers OK Bill to Keep Kids From Adult Court

SACRAMENTO — A bill to keep 14- and 15-year-olds out of adult criminal courts is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. State senators passed the measure 22-15 Thursday. If Brown signs it, prosecutors could no longer ask to try minors suspected of committing serious crimes like murder, arson and robbery at...