Janitors spoke up about abuse. Lawmakers are doing something about it

They stayed silent because they were ashamed. Embarrassed. Because they didn’t think they’d be believed. Because they needed to keep their jobs to feed their kids. Because no one can hear you when you work alone at night. But a growing number of female night-shift janitors in California are publicly telling their stories of on-the-job…

Janitors spoke up about abuse. Lawmakers are doing something about it.

They stayed silent because they were ashamed. Embarrassed. Because they didn’t think they’d be believed. Because they needed to keep their jobs to feed their kids. Because no one can hear you when you work alone at night. But a growing number of female night-shift janitors in California are publicly telling their stories of on-the-job…

Janitors spoke up about abuse. Lawmakers are doing something about it.

They stayed silent because they were ashamed. Embarrassed. Because they didn’t think they’d be believed. Because they needed to keep their jobs to feed their kids. Because no one can hear you when you work alone at night. But a growing number of female night-shift janitors in California are publicly telling their stories of on-the-job…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California may soon be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a new law passed by the state Senate Wednesday, state regulators would also be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if they’re found to be mentally…

Armed security guards may face mental health check

Armed security guards in California soon may be required to pass a mental health evaluation if they want to carry a gun on the job. Under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday, state regulators also would be required to take immediate action against an armed guard if she or she is found…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…

California cracks down on its Wet Princes

California will crack down on future “Wet Princes” – homeowners who use enormous quantities of water during droughts. A bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week requires local water agencies for the first time to set limits on how much water residential customers can use after a statewide water emergency has been…