- Harsher penalties for child sex traffickers is again in the spotlight this morning as Assembly members reverse course and vote to move forward Senate Bill 14. Lawmakers from both parties, including Governor Newsom, were quick to criticize the rejection of the bill, which looked to classify the trafficking of a minor as a serious felony in California under the three strikes law. Click here to read more.
- California will pay for a textbook banned by a local Southern California school board. And the state says it will work to fine schools that don't provide an adequate education. Click here to read more.
- A major heat wave is settling in on the Golden State and emergency management officials are bracing for a scorching showdown that begins today and will build through Monday. Click here to read more.
- A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit against the Chico Unified School District concerning parental rights and the possible transition of genders of a student. Click here to read more.