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MORE Act would decriminalize marijuana nationwide

The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement, or MORE, act, which was approved by Congress and awaiting a Senate hearing, would decriminalize marijuana use, manufacturing and distribution and possession at the federal level.

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.

City Council candidates consider safety, communication in debate

Candidates for the La Verne City Council participated in a town hall debate on May 12 at the La Verne Community Center on D Street.

Los Angeles County Superior Court candidates talk solutions

Candidates for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge attended a judicial candidate forum sponsored by the NAACP and the Latino and Latina Roundtable of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valley on May 6 in Morgan Auditorium.

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.

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