Driver’s license

Sample California driver's license.

Jerry Brown gives immigrants licenses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses. Immigrant advocates have long lobbied for […]

10/03/2013

Sample California driver's license.

Gov. Brown to sign bill giving immigrants licenses

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to sign a bill adding California to a growing list of states that grant driver licenses to immigrants in the country illegally. Brown is scheduled […]

10/02/2013

Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihulihe'ekahaunaele holds her Hawaii drivers license that lacks the space for her full name. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Ocean View, Hawaii. At 36 characters and 19 syllables, the surname is so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name. (AP Photo/Chris Stewart)

Hawaii can’t fit woman’s last name on license

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman’s last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it’s so long that she couldn’t get a driver’s license with her correct name. […]

09/14/2013

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Brown, Democrats score wins in legislative session

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a final flurry of action, state lawmakers approved bills to boost California’s minimum wage, grant driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally and address the state’s overcrowded prisons. Many of […]

09/13/2013

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Deputies arrest man they say posed as a Disney

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after claiming to be a member of the Walt Disney family and giving away invalid Disneyland passes. Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say […]

05/23/2013

Sample California driver's license.

DMV says safer if illegal immigrants get driver’s licenses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California study shows driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants would make streets safer.

01/16/2013

GUN BUY BACK

SF, Oakland plan holiday gun buyback

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco and Oakland police hope a holiday gun buyback program will get firearms off the street. The Oakland Tribune reports that the buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person.

12/14/2012

More women have driver's licenses than men in US

WASHINGTON (AP) – Women are passing men on the nation’s roads. A study by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute says more women have driver’s licenses than men. That’s a reversal of the longtime […]

11/12/2012

Older drivers face confusing array of license laws

WASHINGTON (AP) – Jerry Wiseman notices it’s harder to turn and check his car’s blind spots at age 69 than it was at 50. So the Illinois man and his wife took a refresher driving […]

09/17/2012

Computer problems trigger delays at CA DMV offices (audio)

(AP) – The computer network at the California Department of Motor Vehicles went down Tuesday morning, triggering delays as clerks at field offices throughout the state processed driver’s licenses and registrations by hand. DMV spokeswoman […]

08/14/2012

Weekend checkpoint

(CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Department will staff a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint tomorrow on West Cahuenga Boulevard and Broadlawn Drive in North Hollywood. The checkpoint will operate from 8 p.m. tomorrow until […]

08/03/2012