California Governor Brown signed a bill that increses the fee ceiling from $10 to $15 for the typical notary acts, beginning on January 1st, 2017.
The last time fees were increased, was all the way back in 1993. Talk about a stall in pricing!
The bill's is named AB2217.
Many new notaries will likely go for licensing to become a notary. Here are a few good resources we found, if you're looking to become a notary:
How to Become a Notary
What Can You Expect To Earn as a Notary