Life in Southern California comes with various aspects you can depend on for better and worse: Abundant sunshine, salacious celeb gossip, consistent traffic and government over-legislation.
While we can leave the future of foreskin up to city government (thanks San Francisco and Santa Monica), it appears that what our children can and cannot do with their mobile devices while in class will be determined not on a case-by-case basis or by school principals but in Sacramento — by the California State Legislature.
Senators unanimously passed a bill that would make sexting an infraction for which school officials could expel students.
Sens. Kerry and Boxer introduced the senate’s version of the climate and clean energy bill today. This is ultimately good news as we just finished thanking senators in advance for passing it (With the Love, The Climate Giveaway). The senate now has about eight weeks to deliberate and hopefully pass an effective bill so President Obama can sign it in advance of December’s UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. All 821 pages of the bill embedded below.