- California's fentanyl crisis is front and center today. Lawmakers in the state Assembly will hold a hearing with three different committees in a rare joint session with the goal to find out what's working and what isn't in an effort to save lives. Click here to read more.
- Retail giant Walmart is set to pay half a million dollars after reaching a settlement over illegal weapons sold in California. Attorney General Rob Bonta says more than 250 brass knuckles were illegally sold to Californians through its website. Click here to read more.
- Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is quoted in the Sacramento Bee saying the city's soccer team, The Republic Football Club, and the city is still moving forward with plans to build a new stadium in Downtown Sacramento, despite losing the team's bid to the Major League. Steinberg says he hopes to partner with major league soccer to build a new stadium and get a new team in Sacramento. There are no details on who would pay for a new stadium. Click here to read more.
- California may not be able to afford Governor Gavin Newsom's proposed spending plan for the next year. That's according to the California Legislative Analyst Office in Sacramento. They say if the legislature approves the current plan, with a more than 30-billion-dollar budget shortfall, the state can face more budget problems in the next five years. Click here to read more.
- Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is reportedly just hours away from making a long expected announcement that he's running for president. Reports say the Republican governor will launch his bid for the 2024 nomination during a live appearance tonight with Elon Musk on Twitter Spaces. Click here to read more.