- A group of conservative parents called "Protect Kids California" is joining two California lawmakers in delivering a package of proposed anti-transgender ballot measures. They say they hope to bring the issues straight to the voters on the 2024 ballot. The three initiatives would force schools to notify parents if their kids use a different name or pronoun at school, block transgender girls from competing in girls' sports and block transgender minors from accessing gender-affirming medical treatment. Click here to read more.
- As more districts explore parental notification policies over transgender issues at school, California Attorney General Rob Bonta is suing Chino Valley Unified over their mandatory gender identity disclosure policy. Bonta is asking for a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction while the suit over what he calls an "outing policy" moves forward. Click here to read more.
- PG&E says power shutoffs are possible Wednesday across several Northern California counties over increased wildfire risk. Fire and ulitity crews are gearing up for forecasted dry northerly winds later week. PG&E says shutoffs are likely in Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Napa, Shasta, Tehema and Yolo Counties. Click here to read more.
- California insurance giant Farmers has announced they are laying off 11% of their California workforce. That amounts to roughly 2,400 employees. Farmers is the most recent insurance company in California to make big changes. Click here to read more.