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'Doctor shopping' targeted in new law signed by Gov. Brown to curb epidemic of opioid overdose deaths -- Faced with a spike in opioid overdose deaths, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation requiring all prescribers to check a state database to see whether their patients have also received drugs from other physicians. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Critics doubt California has enough lawyers for death penalty speed-up -- But opponents of Proposition 66, the November initiative aimed at speeding up executions, argue that proposed changes to shorten the timeline for appointing lawyers and filing petitions are convoluted and unfeasible. Alexei Koseff in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Californians with terminal diseases are now cleared to try experimental drugs -- Experimental drugs that do not yet have full federal approval for clinical trials could be made available to terminally ill Californians under a law signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. John Myers in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

California bans government travel to states believed to discriminate against LGBT people -- California no longer will be able to fund or require public employees to travel to states believed to discriminate against LGBT people under a bill Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday. Sophia Bollag in the Los Angeles Times$ Adam Ashton in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Incarcerated youth won’t be isolated as easily in California -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday approved new limits on isolating young offenders in juvenile facilities. Jeremy B. White in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Local jails can continue to bar in-person visits -- Despite expressing sympathy for advocates’ underlying goal, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed a bill prohibiting the exclusive use of video visitation at local detention facilities. Alexei Koseff in the Sacramento Bee$ John Myers in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bill banning racial profiling in stores, saying it's already illegal under state law -- Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have specifically banned racial profiling of customers in businesses, saying California law already prohibits it. Sophia Bollag in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

More 'granny flats' are coming after governor signs two bills to ease housing shortage -- It will be easier for homeowners to build additional small units on their properties whether in their garages or as freestanding second structures under legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Liam Dillon in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Gov. Brown signs bus safety bills after series of accidents -- Two years after a charter bus crash killed eight Los Angeles-area students, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation that will improve safety for such large vehicles. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

California outlaws ransomware, but some say catching overseas criminals will be the challenge -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation making the use of ransomware a crime in California, following increasing cyberattacks on hospitals, schools and law enforcement agencies across the state and nationwide. Jazmine Ulloa in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Rep. Loretta Sanchez missed more roll call votes this month than any other House member running for a new office -- Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez, locked in an uphill battle in California’s U.S. Senate race, has missed almost two-thirds of House roll call votes in September, according to a report by CQ Roll Call. Phil Willon in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

'Veto Gunmageddon' group fails to qualify ballot measures to repeal new gun control laws -- Three days before the deadline, the head of a referendum drive aimed at overturning six new gun control laws announced Tuesday it will fall far short of collecting enough signatures to qualify the measures for the ballot. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Pair of attack ads in House race hits Democrat for tax liens, Republican for backing Donald Trump -- The hits keep coming and the money keeps flowing in the expensive race to replace outgoing Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara), and the attacks are getting personal. Javier Panzar in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Proposal for Oakland to share in pot industry ramped up -- Facing criticism for a plan that would require pot entrepreneurs to hand over money and power to the city in exchange for permits to operate, three Oakland City Council members have revised their proposal — to require even more businesses to give the city money. Rachel Swan in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Wells Fargo faces 'top-to-bottom' Labor Department review for possible workplace violations -- The Labor Department has launched a “top-to-bottom review” of how Wells Fargo & Co. treated employees as it pushed the aggressive sales quotas that led to the bank’s fake-accounts scandal. Jim Puzzanghera in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Ex-Wells Fargo Employees Sue, Allege They Were Punished For Not Breaking Law -- Former Wells Fargo employees who say they were fired for following the law have filed a class-action lawsuit seeking $2.6 billion in damages as the fallout continues over the creation of millions of secret, unauthorized bank accounts. Camila Domonoske KQED -- 9/27/16

Bay Area economy outpaces U.S., China -- The Bay Area outpaced the rest of the state and the country in economic growth for at least the fifth consecutive year, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Jessica Floum in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

California lawmakers and environmentalists battle plastic bag industry over ban -- The average American uses 555 single-use plastic bags over the course of a single year, according to Dan Jacobson, legislative director for Environment California. Ryan Masters in the East Bay Times -- 9/27/16

Loma Fire burns 2,000 acres, forces evacuations in Santa Cruz Mountains -- A wildfire with flames ten stories high doubled in size overnight, burning as many as 2,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains by Tuesday morning, destroying two structures and forcing hundreds to flee the area while crews from as far away as Napa rushed to contain the blaze. Lisa M. Kreiger in the San Jose Mercury Kurtis Alexander and Evan Sernoffsky in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Investigators think they know who tore up Death Valley's fragile Racetrack Playa in an SUV -- Federal investigators have identified a suspect believed responsible for a frenzy of high-speed driving across “Racetrack Playa,” a remote dry lake in Death Valley National Park, officials said Tuesday. Louis Sahagun in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Kate Steinle killing: Bill to curb police gun thefts signed by Governor Brown -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed legislation, inspired by two high-profile Bay Area killings, that requires police officers — like other gun owners — to lock up their weapons when they park their squad cars and personal vehicles. Thomas Peele in the San Jose Mercury$ -- 9/27/16

Is rooftop solar worth it? Californians consider the question as use, complaints rise -- Rooftop solar panels, as the men who came knocking described them, seemed to Faye Moore like a good deal. Jeremy B. White in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Los Angeles Times building sold to Canadian developer -- The Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles has sold to a Canadian developer, paving the way for the redevelopment of a historic property the paper has called home since 1935, according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to discuss it publicly. Andrew Khouri in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Pittsburg: Whistleblower cop sues department, city over alleged retaliation -- A former high-ranking Pittsburg police officer sued his former department Monday alleging it retaliated against him for blowing the whistle over the manipulation of crime statistics and hiding of police misconduct. Matthais Gafni in the East Bay Times -- 9/27/16

CA120: In California, partisanship rules debate watchers -- How did Californians score the presidential debate? Last night’s presidential debate may have been the most watched political event in U.S. history: A projected 100 million Americans saw Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on the same stage for the first time this election season. Paul Mitchell and Alan Nigel Yan Capitol Weekly -- 9/27/16

Trump points fingers after shaky debate -- The Republican nominee and his allies claim he won, but still offer plenty of excuses for why he didn’t do better. Kyle Cheney Politico -- 9/27/16

Trump makes bad moment about Miss Universe even worse Tuesday -- Donald Trump made one of his bad debate moments worse Tuesday, doubling down on his previous comments criticizing the weight of a former Miss Universe, the beauty pageant Trump owned. Joe Garofoli, John Wildermuth and Lizzie Johnson in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Trump flinched under Clinton’s criticism, but this race is not over -- Donald Trump left the protective bubble of his partisans on Monday and learned a well-established truth about campaigns: The rhetoric that draws rapturous applause at rallies doesn’t play as well in the outside world. Cathleen Decker in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Saunders: Am I wrong? I think Trump won the night -- We all have theories as to how Donald Trump got this far. Mine is that Trump has done well among white high school graduates because he acts the way people think they would act if they were billionaires. Debra J. Saunders in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Jeffee & Jeffee: Post-debate Wisdom 1.0 -- Hillary passed the Presidential plausibility test. Donald Trump didn’t—but there are still two more debates. Note to Donald: Review Ronald Reagan’s performance in the 1984 first debate (he sleepwalked) and second (Reagan’s terrific comeback, pledging not to make his opponent’s “youth and inexperience” an issue). Sherry Bebitch Jeffe & Doug Jeffe Fox & Hounds -- 9/27/16

 

California Policy & Politics This Morning  

California income tax hike has wide lead, fewer back $2-a-pack tobacco tax increase -- California’s likely voters solidly support a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on top earners, while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority vote, according to a new survey released Monday. Christopher Cadelago in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Tax increase, crime measures backed by state voters, poll finds -- Criminal sentencing reform and an extension on tax increases for high earners are among California’s November ballot propositions supported by a majority of likely voters, a new Field Poll found. Filipa A. Ioannou in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

California ballot measures: Tobacco tax tight; voters favor parole reforms, poll finds -- California voters favor reforming the state parole system, but are more closely divided about slapping a two-buck-a-pack tax on cigarettes, a new Field Poll shows. Thomas Peele in the East Bay Times -- 9/27/16

New voter database clears path for 16-year-old pre-registration, other laws -- After years of technology glitches and vendor problems, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla made it official Monday: the state’s new voter registration database is finally complete. Jim Miller in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

College students can still light up after Brown vetoes smoking ban -- On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a proposed ban on cigarettes and other tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, at all California State University and community college campuses. Alexei Koseff in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

California expands restrictions for phone use while driving -- The measure forbids drivers from “holding and operating” their devices for any reason, thoug h it does include an exception for functions that require only “the motion of a single swipe or tap of the driver’s finger,” as long as the phone is mounted on the windshield or dashboard of the car. Alexei Koseff in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Jerry Brown signs battery fee, other bills spurred by environmental disasters -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed bills reacting to a pair of environmental disasters that prompted outrage and calls to better protect Californians from hazardous pollution. Jeremy B. White in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Walters: California needs to approve Jerry Brown’s plan to increase housing -- President Barack Obama’s administration weighed in Monday on a political issue that’s especially critical in California – local land-use policies that exacerbate the state’s ever-worsening housing sho rtage. Dan Walters in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Soil tests begin on San Francisco's sinking Millennium Tower -- Soil experts representing Millennium Tower homeowners started drilling the first of three holes Monday that will be used to collect data on the water and soil conditions under the sinking San Francisco luxury high-rise. J.K. Dineen in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Economy, Employers, Jobs, Unions, Pensions 

Feds Accuse Silicon Valley Firm of Hiring Bias -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit accusing a fast-growing Silicon Valley software company of systematically discriminating against Asian job applicants. Brandon Bailey Associated Press -- 9/27/16

Airbnb takes a toll on the U.S. lodging industry, but Los Angeles hotels continue to thrive -- The U.S. hotel industry’s robust recovery from the recession is expected to slow down next year partly because of growing competition from short-term rental companies like Airbnb. Hugo Martin in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Yosemite superintendent apologizes to unhappy park workers -- Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher has broadly apologized to park employees, in a remarkable bow to harsh criticisms leveled last week at a congressional oversight hearing. Michael Doyle in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

Wells Fargo hit with multiple lawsuits over bogus accounts, aggressive sales quotas -- As beleaguered banking giant Wells Fargo & Co. deals with inquiries from federal prosecutors and scrutiny from lawmakers, it’s facing a growing number of civil lawsuits brought by customers and former employees. James Rufus Koren in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

SpaceX's Elon Musk is set to announce plans for colonizing Mars -- As if he doesn’t have enough on his plate with solving the mystery of an exploding rocket and tweaking Tesla’s driver-assistance software, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk will discuss plans for colonizing Mars at a space conference in Mexico on Tuesday. Samantha Masunaga in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Rocket Lab finishes launch complex in New Zealand -- The Los Angeles rocket company’s Launch Complex One is located on the Mahia Peninsula on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. The pad will be the primary location for launches of Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket, which has yet to fly. Samantha Masunaga in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Wildfire   

Fast-moving fire threatening homes in Santa Cruz Mountains -- Stoked by hot, dry conditions, a blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains charred about 1,000 acres and destroyed at least one structure as it quickly moved through the area Monday, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations, officials said. Kurtis Alexander and Jenna Lyons in the San Francisco Chronicle Robert Salonga in the San Jose Mercury$ -- 9/27/16

Education 

L.A. Unified has almost 700 unresolved complaints about broken air conditioning -- Jessica Melgoza is one of the lucky ones. A freshman at Banning High School’s new firefighter magnet, the 14-year-old has a prime seat in her English class — right in front of one of two fans. Sonali Kohli in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

SAT scores: California lags nation -- California’s Class of 2016 scored lower than the national average on SAT reading and math tests, although state students outperformed their national peers in writing, just-released scores show. Sharon Noguchi in the East Bay Times -- 9/27/16

Physical fitness central to Sacramento district's focus on the 'whole child' -- When Gov. Jerry Brown pushed his idea for giving local schools and districts more control over decision making, few people would have predicted that in at least one California elementary school district physical education would rise to the top of its list of priorities. Michael Collier EdSource -- 9/27/16

Environment 

10 Years in, Has California’s Climate Law Really Lowered Emissions? -- Ten years later, few would argue that California hasn’t done its fair share in the fight against climate change. But the question of how much the Global Warming Solutions Act, still known by its legislative shorthand as AB 32, has actually cut California’s greenhouse gas emissions, is tougher to get at. Craig Miller KQED -- 9/27/16

Will the Klamath River Be Renewed? Owner Applies to Remove 4 of 5 Dams -- The owner of four dams on the Klamath River and the nonprofit corporation created to take responsibility for their destruction recently filed long-awaited applications with federal regulators to remove the dams. Molly Peterson KQED -- 9/27/16

Health 

7-year-old girl loses some teeth, part of jaw bone, after dental infection outbreak -- Mimi Morales, 7, seemed to recover from a July root canal in only a few days, so her family expected no further treatment when they brought her back to Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim last week after learning of an outbreak of serious dental infections there. Courtney Perkes in the Orange County Register -- 9/27/16

Coachella Valley: Structural Racism and the Desert Healthcare District -- When the posh Mizell Senior Center in tony Palm Springs trumpeted the success of a new fall prevention program in the surrounding Coachella Valley last week, it was a lily white victory. Matt Perry California Health Report -- 9/27/16

Also . . . 

Violent crime rises in California, U.S. - but is still low compared to past -- Violent crimes increased in California and across the nation in the last year but continue to remain well below historic peaks, according to FBI data released Monday. Roxana Kopetman and Chris Haire in the Orange County Register -- 9/27/16

Ex-LAPD sergeant defends himself against ethics charge over controversial stop of actress -- The long-running saga involving a Los Angeles police sergeant and an actress from “Django Unchained” wound its way into a downtown courtroom Monday, where a judge heard arguments over whether that sergeant violated city ethics rules by leaking a recording of the controversial stop to the media. Kate Mather in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Orange County man gets 30 years for trying to join Islamic State; judge says his calls for martyrdom made him 'dangerous' -- A man convicted of conspiring to help Islamic State militants after he was caught as he attempted to board a plane to the Middle East was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday. Richard Winton in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Beltway 

Clinton set the trap and Trump walked in -- The Democrat dominated the debate. Will it matter? Eli Stokols Politico -- 9/27/16

Voters' voices: O.C. supporters of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump say debate changes little -- While the staunchest backers of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both applauded their candidate’s performance at Monday’s debate, some local party leaders from both sides heard nothing that will change the course of the race. Martin Wisckol in the Orange County Register -- 9/27/16

AP Fact Check: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate -- Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying. Bradley Klapper, Eric Tucker, Stephen Braun, Jeff Horwitz, Jim Drinkard, Matthew Lee and Cal Woodward Associated Press -- 9/27/16

Trump cites McClatchy in accusing Clinton of birther conspiracy but here are the facts -- Donald Trump again at Monday night’s debate accused a Hillary Clinton ally of spreading the birther rumor about President Obama during the 2008 campaign, when Clinton and Obama were competitors. David Goldstein and Anita Kumar in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/27/16

The Politico Wrongometer -- Our policy reporters truth-squad the 2016 presidential debates. Politico -- 9/27/16

Trump: My strongest asset ‘is my temperament’ -- As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred over foreign policy during the debate, Trump was asked about his judgment when it came to the Iraq war — something he falsely said he never supported. Katie Zezima in the Washington Post$ -- 9/27/16

The most memorable moments from the first presidential debate -- The first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was one of the most anticipated skirmishes in presidential history. It didn’t disappoint. Melanie Mason in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

What we learned in the first presidential debate: Clinton is making the election a referendum on Trump -- Polls show the presidential race tightening, helping to justify some of the unusual hype surrounding Monday’s initial debate between the two candidates. Here are a few things we learned: Noah Bierman in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Giuliani: I'd skip next debates if I were Trump -- Donald Trump should skip the next two debates unless he gets special guarantees from the moderators, former New York mayor and top Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani told reporters after the debate. Matthew Nussbaum Politico -- 9/27/16

Round by round: Our analysts say Clinton outpunched Trump -- Cathleen Decker, David Lauter and Doyle McManus in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/27/16

Analysis: Clinton wins 1st debate by letting Trump be Trump -- The big question before the first one-on-one presidential debate Monday night was which Donald Trump would show up — the one who fires up large rallies with incendiary remarks or “teleprompter Trump,” the more disciplined version who hews closer to talking points crafted by his strategists. Joe Garofoli in the San Francisco Chronicle -- 9/27/16

Calbuzz: Hillary Looks Presidential – Was Donald On Drugs? -- The first one-on-one presidential debate came down to this: a woman president versus a whackjob who kept sniffing like a cokehead. Or maybe he just has pneumonia. Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine CalBuzz -- 9/27/16

 

-- Monday Updates 

'You live in some fantasy land': Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom receives flood of criticism on gun and marijuana initiatives -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday received a flood of critical remarks from gun owners and others when he opened up a live Q&A session on Facebook in which he invited questions on his gun control measure, Proposition 63, and his initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana, Proposition 64. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

California decriminalizes prostitution after Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills to aid trafficking victims -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed more than half a dozen bills that decriminalize prostitution and increase protections for young trafficking victims in court amid growing efforts in California to help children and young adults swept into the trade of forced sex and labor. Jazmine Ulloa in the Los Angeles Times$ Jeremy B. White in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/26/16

Brown vetoes bill to raise price of concealed gun permits -- Though often sympathetic to new gun regulations, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday vetoed legislation that would have allowed sheriffs to raise the price of obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Alexei Koseff in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/26/16

Governor signs bill requiring police officers to lock guns in vehicles -- Gun owners and law-enforcement officers will be required to lock up their firearms if they leave them in an unattended vehicle under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown has signed. Associated Press -- 9/26/16

Gov. Brown signs bills to curb gun thefts from police cars, speed up confiscation of firearms from felons -- Capping a year of major gun control legislation in California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a raft of bills including one addressing a series of killing involving firearms stolen from law enforcement vehicles. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

Families of school maintenance workers and bus drivers won't be getting higher death benefits -- Citing the high cost of government employee pensions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday vetoed an effort to boost the death benefit paid to families of public school cafeteria workers, maintenance staff and bus drivers. John Myers in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

Pie-tossing activist prepares to sue Mayor Kevin Johnson -- The activist who hit Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a coconut cream pie last week is preparing to file a civil lawsuit against Johnson, who immediately tackled and hit the pie-thrower in the scuffle. Anita Chabria in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/26/16

State Bar facing fiscal crisis -- The agency that protects Californians from unethical lawyers faces an uncertain future because of complaints about its ability to do its job. Lisa Renner Capitol Weekly -- 9/26/16

State watchdog agency to investigate funding of campaign against marijuana legalization measure -- The state campaign watchdog agency will investigate allegations that a Washington, D.C., group failed to properly disclose how it is funding a campaign against Proposition 64, which would legalize recreational use of marijuana in California, according to a letter released Monday. Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

Issa Shows He Knows He's in for a Fight -- 8-term California Republican is spending more time in his district. Eric Garcia Roll Call -- 9/26/16

California Politics Podcast: Polls on propositions, new accusations in Silicon Valley congressional race -- The last few days have seen the release of an enormous amount of polling data on some of the most high-profile state propositions this election season. And in many cases, the early reviews from voters are good. John Myers in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

Fox: Transportation Special Session in Gridlock -- Much like much of the state’s traffic, the legislative special session on transportation/infrastructure is stuck in gridlock. Joel Fox Fox & Hounds -- 9/26/16

Californians To Decide Record-High 650 Local Ballot Measures This November -- When California voters open up their November election ballots, they won't just see 17 statewide propositions. There are a record 650 local ballot measures -- including 425 tax and bond measures that seek to raise or extend local revenues. Ben Adler Capital Public Radio -- 9/26/16

Donald Trump takes center stage in a Santa Clarita Assembly race attack ad -- The race for an open Assembly seat representing Simi Valley and Santa Clarita is getting punchier as Democrat Christy Smith is lobbing new attacks at Republican Dante Acosta's business. Javier Panzar in the Los Angeles Times$ -- 9/26/16

California wildfire forces geothermal plant evacuation -- A wildfire that erupted amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds in Sonoma County north of San Francisco was burning close a massive geothermal power producing facility on Monday, forcing the evacuation of one of its 14 plants, officials said Monday. Associated Press -- 9/26/16

As Jerry Brown shrinks pile of bills, fate of ‘all-gender’ bathrooms still unknown -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed nearly 90 bills over the weekend and vetoed 24 more, leaving him with 353 measures yet to decide this week, according to Brown’s office. David Siders in the Sacramento Bee$ -- 9/26/16