With the arrival of the new year comes the arrival of a slew of new laws that go into effect for residents of California. Among them, one that could provide some relief for cash-strapped renters throughout the state.
Hundreds of new California laws take effect with the start of the new year, including measures stemming from the devastating wildfires that have swept the state. Others address animal rights, criminal justice, businesses, and health care. Among them: Wildfires — In a step to curb greenhouse gas emissions, California becomes the first state to require new homes to install solar panels,...