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New state bike law require 3-foot buffer between cyclists, vehicles

New state bike law require 3-foot buffer between cyclists, vehicles

As more bicyclists take to the streets, the number of frustrated motorists unaccustomed to sharing the road also is growing, prompting a new term for the conflict — bikelash. Now the state has enacted a new law that goes into effect Sept.... 1 hr ago

‘Historic’ bills would toughen oversight of state’s nursing homes

Ten bills that tighten state oversight of assisted living homes — the most sweeping package of reforms since regulations were first enacted in 1985 — are headed to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature. One bill increases civil penalt...

By Deborah Schoch CHCF Center for Health Reporting |

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