• Low-income Californians will have access to dental services they’ve lacked since 2009, under a law taking effect on New Year’s Day.
Find more new laws taking effect in the new year HERE.
• The state's DUI messaging emphasis shifts to pot, as recreational marijuana becomes legal on January 1st. Law enforcement says "no matter your age or reasons for consuming cannabis, you should never drive while high."
Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Randol White.