Calif. moves to crack down on paparazzi tactics - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Calif. moves to crack down on paparazzi tactics

Posted: Updated:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paparazzi could be arrested for loitering outside a celebrity's home or workplace under legislation moving through the Legislature.

A bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly would make it a crime for individuals to engage in surveillance to get a photo, image or recording of a celebrity.

Democratic Assemblywoman Karen Bass of Los Angeles says celebrities have described paparazzi following their children and surrounding and jumping on their vehicles.

Bass says her bill would provide a stronger deterrent to keep "out-of-control paparazzi from violating a person's right to privacy."

The Assembly approved AB2479 on a 41-12 vote, sending it to the Senate.

 

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

  • Entertainment NewsEntertainment NewsMore>>

  • Monopoly for Millennials: Where you don't save money or pay rent, but gain experiences

    Monopoly for Millennials: Where you don't save money or pay rent, but gain experiences

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:20 PM EST2018-11-14 17:20:44 GMT

    Like adulting, the game of Monopoly can be hard.

     

    Like adulting, the game of Monopoly can be hard.

     
  • CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

    CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-11-13 14:58:37 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-11-14 14:48:53 GMT
    CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass to cover the White House be returned. 
    CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass to cover the White House be returned. 
  • Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

    Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:39 PM EST2018-11-13 18:39:04 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:59 AM EST2018-11-14 09:59:06 GMT
    (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait in Agoura Hills, Calif.  Cornell will be honored with a star-studded concert event, "I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell," at...(Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait in Agoura Hills, Calif. Cornell will be honored with a star-studded concert event, "I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell," at...
    The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 that will feature members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters. 
    The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 that will feature members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters. 
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KFMB-TV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.