Vaccine Exemption Bills Get Newsom’s Signature

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills Monday to crack down on doctors who write fraudulent medical exemptions for school children's vaccinations. The governor acted without comment less than an hour after lawmakers sent him changes he demanded as a co...
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Anti-Vaccine Activist Shoves California Lawmaker

SACRAMENTO — An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol. Kenneth Austin Bennett livestreamed the confrontation on his Facebook. The video appears to show Bennett questioning ...
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California Lawmaker Sued for Blocking Critics’ Twitter Feeds

SACRAMENTO — Two California residents are suing a state senator for blocking them from a social media account in a case similar to a successful lawsuit that barred President Trump from blocking critics on his Twitter account. Suzanne Rummel and Marlene Burk...