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Outdoor watering restrictions set to start June 1

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1. 

Proposal would halt new gas-powered car sales by 2026

The California Air Resources Board has begun drafting the Advanced Clean Cars II Proposal,  a set of regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the number of zero-emission vehicles for sale. 

Proposed law would codify Roe in state constitution

California lawmakers are proposing a state constitutional amendment to protect a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. This comes as a result of the leaked opinion regarding the Supreme Court’s pending decision to overturn Roe v. Wade earlier this month.

California could become a sanctuary for trans youth

California Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, is working to make California a refuge for trans youth from across the nation.

High schools prepare for later start in 2022-23

In accordance with a new California law, Senate Bill 328, middle schools and high schools across California will change their start times for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Legislation would punish doctors who spread COVID misinformation

Assembly Bill 2098, proposed last month by Assmeblymember Evan Low, D-San Jose, would make it easier to declare COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation as unprofessional conduct for physicians and surgeons.

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