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 Latinos lead both houses of California Legislature for first time
San Francisco Chronicle - 1:36 pm
SACRAMENTO — For the first time in the California Legislature, both houses will be led by Latino leaders beginning next year after Assembly Democrats announced Assemblyman Anthony Rendon will replace Speaker Toni Atkins. Rendon, D-Lakewood (Los ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Assembly Democrats, Assembly Republicans, Toni Atkins, Jean Fuller, Bob Huff, Legislature, Kristin Olsen, Anthony Rendon,
Bills: AB 2140,

 Jeb Bush: Will push back at Trump when "he says things that are ugly"
CBS News - 1:15 pm
Bush, who's been on the receiving end of some of Donald Trump's broadsides, vows he's 'going to fight back.' He also weighed in on the Kentucky clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis,

 Ex-regulator: Gov. Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards
KCRA 3 - 1:14 pm
California's top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown's senior aides in 2011 that the governor's orders to override key environmental safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and federal laws protecting ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jared Blumenfeld, Derek Chernow, Gray Davis, John Laird, Elena Miller, Cliff Rechtschaffen, referendum, renewable energy, Robert Stern, Margita Thompson, Evan Westrup,

 Bill to allow open use of 210, 134 Freeways' carpool lanes during non-peak times goes to governor
Inland Daily Bulletin - 12:39 pm
A bill that would allow single-occupant drivers use of the carpool lanes on the 210 and 134 freeways during weekends and other off-peak hours has reached the governor's desk. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mike Gatto, Legislature,
Bills: AB 210,

 California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
KGO-TV - 12:30 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, including a $65 annual user fee and increases in the state's diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jim Beall, Bob Huff, Gareth Lacy, Legislature, Chris McKenzie,

 California lawmakers advance new aid-in-dying legislation
Sacramento Bee - 12:30 pm
A legislative committee has advanced aid-in-dying legislation, sending the proposal to a floor vote in the California Assembly next week. … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Legislature, Susan Talamantes Eggman,

 Villaraigosa late to the game for governor's race
Orange County Register / Editorial - 12:30 pm
When Hillary Clinton decided to run for an open U.S. Senate seat in New York in 2000, she felt the need to show that she was fully engaged in Empire State politics and not a political celebrity looking for a temporary place to land in between ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: John Chiang, Hillary Clinton, Kevin Faulconer, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Tom Steyer, Ashley Swearengin, Antonio Villaraigosa, Steve Westly,

 Kim Davis' attorney says marriage licenses for gay couples are void
KABC - 12:28 pm
A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis, Mike Huckabee,

 The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet
The Atlantic - 12:21 pm
It’s not just Trump: With Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina on the rise, Republicans are loving outsiders and shunning politicians. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Carly Fiorina, Lawrence Lessig,

 California senator drops repeal of 'welfare queen' law
Sacramento Bee - 12:18 pm
Holly Mitchell will try to insert repeal in budget next year … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Holly Mitchell,
Bills: SB 23,

 Democrat drops Covered California waiver for immigrants
Sacramento Bee - 12:15 pm
A Democratic state lawmaker has dropped his effort this year to allow people who are in the country illegally to buy unsubsidized private health insurance. … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Ricardo Lara,

 Benghazi Committee Grills Second Clinton Aide
KGO-TV - 12:09 pm
Another top aide testified today. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Mike Morrell, Adam Schiff,

 Attorneys For Kim Davis: Marriage Licenses Issued Today Are 'Void'
National Public Radio - 12:06 pm
After spending the night in jail, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis tells her lawyers, 'All is well,' adding that she slept well. She also says she's prepared to stay in jail. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis,

 What's Next for Jailed Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis
KABC - 12:01 pm
Kim Davis remains in jail for contempt of court over same-sex marriage. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis,

 California Senate acts to ban use of plastic microbeads by 2020
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - 11:46 am
A day after the Senate failed to muster the votes needed, lawmakers on Friday approved an amended bill that would prohibit the sale of personal-care products that contain plastic microbeads, starting in 2020. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joel Anderson, Richard Bloom, Ted Gaines, Bob Hertzberg, Ben Hueso, Alex Padilla,
Bills: AB 271, AB 888, SB 170, SB 439,

 California Senate acts to ban use of plastic microbeads by 2020
Los Angeles Times - 11:46 am
A day after the Senate failed to muster the votes needed, lawmakers on Friday approved an amended bill that would prohibit the sale of personal-care products that contain plastic microbeads, starting in 2020. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joel Anderson, Richard Bloom, Ted Gaines, Bob Hertzberg, Ben Hueso, Alex Padilla,
Bills: AB 271, AB 888, SB 170, SB 439,

 What's Next for Jailed Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis
KGO-TV - 11:40 am
Kim Davis remains in jail for contempt of court over same-sex marriage. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis,

 Larry Lessig Has Way Too Much Faith in the Power of the Presidency
The New Republic - 11:37 am
After years of Washington gridlock, a new conventional wisdom has taken hold among issue activists across the political spectrum: Real change has to come outside the Beltway, and state and local organizing is the best place to start. It’s the ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Larry Lessig,

 Roundtable On Navy Broadway, Toni Atkins, Poway Unified
KPBS San Diego public broadcasting / News radio (MP3) podcast - 11:26 am
Manchester's Navy Broadway complex is one step closer to breaking ground. Toni Atkins has lost her speakership. Two county supervisors find themselves fighting for their seats. And Poway Unified's superintendent altered a critical report. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Joel Anderson, Toni Atkins,
Bills: SB 350,

 Newark: Employee arrested for embezzlement on 1st day of work
Bay Area News Group - East Bay / The Oakland Tribune - 11:23 am
A 32-year-old Fairfield man was arrested Monday on suspicion of stealing $2,500 from a Mazda dealership on his first day of work. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Jose Hernandez,

 Assembly sends ivory ban to Jerry Brown
Sacramento Bee - 10:58 am
Lawmakers on Friday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill banning all ivory sales in California, securing a victory for animal rights activists and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego. While … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins,

 Republican Huckabee to visit jailed Kentucky clerk
San Francisco Chronicle - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is scheduled to visit a Kentucky jail next week to meet with a county clerk imprisoned because she ignored repeated court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Huckabee, a Baptist ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Kim Davis, Mike Huckabee,

 USTA hopes Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier can mentor U.S. players
KABC - 10:39 am
The United States Tennis Association has a new plan to help end a record 12-year-long drought of an American man winning a grand slam title: Bringing back those who did it. »Read  »E-mail story

 Immigrant to face murder trial in SF pier shooting
KCRA 3 - 10:39 am
A judge ruled Thursday that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting of a young San Francisco woman. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, illegal immigration, Ed Lee, Ross Mirkarimi,

 Benghazi Committee Grills Second Clinton Aide
ABC News - 10:36 am
Another top aide testified today. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Mike Morrell, Adam Schiff,

 Oakland Tribune editorial: Time for President Obama to provide the Port Chicago 50 the justice they deserved
Bay Area News Group - East Bay / Opinion - 10:32 am
It's time. Indeed, it's long past time for the nation to acknowledge the travesty, the racism to be more precise, of prosecuting 50 African-American sailors for mutiny after they refused to return to work following the horrific World War II ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mark DeSaulnier, Mike Honda, Barbara Lee, George Miller, Barack Obama,

 Correa Gains BOLD PAC Endorsement
The Liberal OC (blog) - 10:19 am
Injecting his campaign with a big boost of momentum, today former California State Senator Lou Correa secured a heavyweight endorsement from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ fundraising arm, the Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC, in ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Lou Correa, Linda Sanchez,

 Taking Note: Insane Things Republicans Say: Ted Cruz Edition
New York Times / Opinion - 10:19 am
Those who oppose Kim Davis’s refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses “believe that Christians should not serve in public office,” Senator Cruz claimed. »Read  »E-mail story

 Immigration figure to face San Francisco murder trial
Sacramento Bee - 10:15 am
A judge ruled Thursday that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting of a young San Francisco woman. … Click to Continue »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Clinton, Dianne Feinstein, illegal immigration, Ed Lee, Ross Mirkarimi,

 With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couples get marriage licenses
L.A. Daily News - 10:10 am
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kim Davis, Mike Huckabee,

 Sanders takes aim at Trump, accuses him of 'racism and demagoguery' on immigration
Washington Post - 10:05 am
The Democratic presidential hopeful harshly criticizes the Republican front-runner. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Hillary Rodham Clinton,


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