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   California Today: California Today: Advice for Graduates
New York Times - 5:57 am
Friday: Parting advice for college graduates, a defiant Nancy Pelosi, and public art in Sonoma. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republicans,

   U.S. Senate offers a painful dose of 'health' legislation
Sacramento Bee / Opinion - 5:31 am
Good morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Jack Ohman notes that there would be … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tani Cantil-Sakauye, Ed Chau, Stephen Green, Brian Maas, Tom McClintock, Katie Merrill, Nancy Pelosi, Ellen O. Tauscher, UCLA Anderson Forecast, Dan Walters,
Bills: AB 375, AB 380,

 Essential California: There's so much solar power here that other states are sometimes paid to take it
Los Angeles Times - 5:30 am
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Friday, June 23, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES The solar power glut California invested heavily in solar power. Now there's so much that other ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Travis Allen, Nancy Pelosi, Scott Wilk,

 L.A. needs to clean up its ports, but truck drivers shouldn't have to pay for it
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - 4:00 am
Kudos to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia for offering ambitious plans to bring zero-emissions trucks to their ports. Yet in the pursuit of cleaner air and lower carbon, policymakers can’t ignore how the costs and ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti, Robert Garcia, Antonio Villaraigosa,

 Irate commuters threaten a lawsuit over narrowed streets in Playa Vista and Playa del Rey
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - 4:00 am
South Bay commuters looking to avoid the 405 Freeway have long taken an alternate route through Playa del Rey, passing the coastline and the Ballona Wetlands to reach Santa Monica. The route is popular – with more than 24,000 vehicles per day – ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Mike Feuer, John Russo,

 Earthquakes may be the rare issue uniting Democrats and Republicans in California
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - 4:00 am

 State Budget Expands Earned Income Tax Credit
Capitol Public Radio - 2:10 am
By Ben AdlerThe new California budget set to take effect next month includes an expansion of the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit. That’s a refundable tax credit of up to $2,700 a year available to low-income, working Californians. ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: minimum wage,

 California Advances Proposal To Pay Down Pension Debt
Capitol Public Radio - 2:10 am
By Ben BradfordA proposal to pay down California pension debt is nearing passage in the state Legislature. It’s garnered bipartisan support, despite criticism from non-partisan analysts. The proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown would give state ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: CalPERS, Legislature, Jay Obernolte, Phil Ting,

 Out of High School, Into Real Life
New York Times - 2:00 am
Looking Ahead With Some Graduating Seniors Whose Formal Education Is Now Behind Them »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: minimum wage, technical education,

 California and the health care bill*
AroundTheCapitol.com / The Roundup - 7:26 am
AroundTheCapitol.com - 7:26 am

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Hillary Clinton, Kevin Mullin, Allen Warren,

 John Chiang hits the road to raise his profile in California governor's race
Los Angeles Times - 12:05 am
As California treasurer, John Chiang is most comfortable immersed in the state’s finances and rattling off numbers that would sail over average voters’ heads. But as he embarks on a yearlong tour of the state for his gubernatorial bid, Chiang is ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Board of Equalization, John Chiang, Jose Huizar, Gavin Newsom, Tom Steyer, Antonio Villaraigosa,

 You asked, we answered. Here are some of our readers' questions on California's proposed single-payer plan
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - 12:05 am
We answer reader questions on how California's proposed single-payer healthcare plan would work. »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, California Nurses Assn., Ricardo Lara,
Bills: SB 562,

 SB 10 Would Rightly End the Cash Bail System
Calbuzz - 12:01 am
By George Lakoff Special to Calbuzz Imagine losing days, weeks, or months of your life rotting in a jail cell even though, in the United States, you’re supposed to be presumed innocent unless proven guilty. Such unjust imprisonment should never ... »Read  »E-mail story
Bills: SB 10,

 Taxpayers could pay to attract teachers. But is California really running out of them?
Sacramento Bee - 12:01 am
Should taxpayers underwrite special benefits to attract new teachers, such as affordable housing, expanded maternity leave and tax breaks? California lawmakers have put forward a raft of proposals offering extra … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: California Teachers Association, EdVoice, Legislature, Kevin Mullin,
Bills: AB 1182, AB 1217, AB 169, AB 410, AB 568, AB 586, SB 436, SB 533, SB 807,

 California faces 'big choices' if Senate health care reform bill passes
Inland Daily Bulletin - June 22, 8:44 pm
Republican efforts on Capitol Hill to dismantle Obamacare could complicate Democratic efforts in Sacramento to take health care in the other direction.Revealed Thursday, after closed-door talks involving U.S. Senate Republicans, the Better Care ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, California Nurses Association, Ken Calvert, Dianne Feinstein, Senate Republicans,
Bills: SB 562,

 New GOP health-care plan could wreck Medi-Cal, complicate California's single-payer effort
L.A. Daily News - June 22, 8:44 pm
Republican efforts on Capitol Hill to dismantle Obamacare could complicate Democratic efforts in Sacramento to take health care in the other direction.Revealed Thursday, after closed-door talks involving U.S. Senate Republicans, the Better Care ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, California Nurses Association, Ken Calvert, Dianne Feinstein, Senate Republicans,
Bills: SB 562,

 California faces 'big choices' if Senate health care reform bill passes
L.A. Daily News - June 22, 8:44 pm
Republican efforts on Capitol Hill to dismantle Obamacare could complicate Democratic efforts in Sacramento to take health care in the other direction.Revealed Thursday, after closed-door talks involving U.S. Senate Republicans, the Better Care ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Toni Atkins, California Nurses Association, Ken Calvert, Dianne Feinstein, Senate Republicans,
Bills: SB 562,

 Newsom defends state's lawsuit over San Francisco waterfront development
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - June 22, 6:45 pm
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom defended the state’s lawsuit seeking to overturn a San Francisco ballot measure limiting waterfront development on Thursday, rejecting arguments that the legal action threatens efforts statewide to restrain coastal ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Barbara Boxer, Gavin Newsom, Betty Yee,

 The Latest: Rhode Island House OKs $9.2B budget
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 6:23 pm
The Latest on the Rhode Island House of Representatives consideration of the state budget (all times local): 8:53 p.m. The Rhode Island House of Representatives has voted to approve a … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: cigarette tax,

 California Advances Proposal To Pay Down Pension Debt
Capitol Public Radio - June 22, 5:54 pm
By Ben BradfordA proposal to pay down California pension debt is nearing passage in the state Legislature. It’s garnered bipartisan support, despite criticism from non-partisan analysts. The proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown would give state ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: CalPERS, Legislature, Jay Obernolte, Phil Ting,

 Rep. Tom McClintock's bill to streamline dam permits passes House largely on party lines
Los Angeles Times - June 22, 3:19 pm
Los Angeles Times - June 22, 3:19 pm

In this article: Lou Correa, Jim Costa, Kevin McCarthy, Tom McClintock,

 Texas, three more states on California's banned travel list
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 2:49 pm
California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Xavier Becerra, Board of Equalization, Legislature,
Bills: SB 17,

 Embattled Pelosi's big survival weapon: Money
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 1:43 pm
Here’s a huge reason Nancy Pelosi maintains her iron grip on House Democrats, even after another bruising – and in many party circles embarrassing – election loss: Her ability to … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff,

 'Pink out' aimed at supporting Planned Parenthood, opposing GOP health bill
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 1:37 pm
Planned Parenthood and its supporters held a “Pink Out” on Wednesday night, June 21, 2017, to show their opposition to the new Republican health care bill. The rally at Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium, one of the 50 events held in 20 states, ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Travis Allen, Legislature, Tom McClintock,

 Travis Allen bashes 'liberal elite' in California Legislature
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 12:42 pm
Assemblyman Travis Allen, a Huntington Beach Republican and provocative conservative voice in the Legislature, announced on June 22, 2017, that he is running for California governor. … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Tom McClintock,

 What's that smell? If you're in the San Fernando Valley, it may be your water
L.A. Daily News - June 22, 12:12 pm
That musty stench in your sink this week may be coming from Los Angeles drinking water across the San Fernando Valley.The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power attributes 'an earthy or musty odor' in tap water that has been the subject of ... »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Eric Garcetti,

 Why Californians don't have to worry about their air conditioning conking out
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 11:16 am
You can put away the flashlights and candles for now. California is surviving the worst heat wave in 11 years without any major blackouts, and with megawatts to spare. Billions … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Energy Commission,
Bills: SB 100,

 Travis Allen, a conservative and controversial Orange County lawmaker, jumps into California governor's race
Los Angeles Times / Top of the Ticket - June 22, 11:14 am
Los Angeles Times - June 22, 11:14 am

In this article: Travis Allen, John Chiang, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa,

 A conservative lawmaker is running for California governor
Sacramento Bee - June 22, 10:56 am
Travis Allen, a conservative assemblyman from Orange County, said Thursday that he plans to enter next year’s contest for California governor. Allen, who announced his intentions to his large social … Click to Continue » »Read  »E-mail story

In this article: Travis Allen, John Chiang, Tim Donnelly, Legislature, Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa,


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