SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California. Under the new law, domestic workers must be paid time-and-a-half if they work more than nine hours in a shift or more than 45 hours in a week. Part-time baby sitters are exempt. The overtime requirement will take effect in January and end in January 2017 unless renewed by the Legislature.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A national health policy nonprofit has made California the focal point of a long-term research project to examine whether the Affordable Care Act lives up to expectations for the uninsured. The Kaiser Family Foundation announced the beginning of its two-year effort yesterday, releasing the initial results of interviews with 2,000 randomly selected Californians who had lacked health insurance for at least two months. Health insurance exchanges open for business Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say the 24-year-old man who was fatally stabbed during a postgame confrontation in San Francisco was the son of one of the team's security guards. Spokesman Jared Kaufer said yesterday that Jonathan Denver's father worked security at Dodger Stadium. San Francisco police say Denver was wearing Dodgers gear Wednesday night when an exchange between two groups turned physical and Denver was stabbed to death.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California authorities have arrested five people who allegedly bought bottles and cans from recycling centers in Nevada and then redeemed them for cash in California. The California Department of Justice said yesterday that the suspects were charged with conspiracy, grand theft, and recycling fraud as part of the scheme valued at more than $300,000.