(CBS 8) - With the New Year comes hundreds of new laws in California.
Some of them include:
- A ban on picketing at funerals.
- Increased birth control access allowing registered nurses to dispense drugs and other devices.
- A law allowing an estimated 400,000 undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses as part of the federal deferred action program.
- Social media privacy laws that ban universities & employers from requiring people to disclose their user name and password.
- Laws making some forms of internet bullying illegal, including making fake profiles and burning pages to attack someone.
- A Good Samaritan law preventing a person from being arrested for drug use or possession if they call for help in the instance of an overdose.
The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."
San Diegans are starting to see a lot more bikes and scooters out and about in neighborhoods as mobile-based rental services take off with locals and tourists alike.
People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a wider net.
Hundreds gathered Friday in Carmel Valley to raise awareness about the number one cause of death of women in America - cardiovascular disease.
Unsubstantiated threats against four San Diego-area public schools led to heightened police patrols at the campuses Friday, continuing a disturbing trend in the aftermath of last week's gun massacre at a Florida high school.
The military says a sailor was hit by a helicopter rotor blade at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego.