California Ag Could Benefit From U.S. Rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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New Information Sheds Light on Home Life of Family Whose SUV Went Over Mendocino Cliff

More information keeps coming out that helps fill in the blanks about why the Hart family left their home in Washington State suddenly and ended up over a cliff in Mendocino County last month. Mothers Sarah and Jennifer Hart, and at least three of their six children were killed. The other three children are presumed dead. Officials believe the incident was likely intentional.
Reporter: Hope McKenney

California Ag Could Benefit From U.S. Rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Trump campaigned on withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or the TPP, and that's exactly what he did when he was elected. Yesterday, Trump reversed himself and told a group of lawmakers that he's thinking about having the U.S. rejoin the trade pact.

Trump Administration Faces Another Legal Challenge Over Police Department Grants

The Trump Administration is engaged in multiple legal challenges with cities and states that limit cooperation with federal immigration agents. One battle in that conflict is over grants awarded to police departments.
Reporter: Benjamin Gottlieb

Cal Poly Students Outraged In Wake of Fraternity's Blackface Photo

We told you earlier this week about the student who dressed up in blackface at a San Luis Obispo Cal Poly fraternity party. Now, the fraternity has been placed on temporary suspension while the university investigates.
Reporter: Tyler Pratt

Some California Needle Exchange Programs Are Using Test Strips to Spot Fentanyl

Deaths from the powerful opioid fentanyl are up dramatically in California -- 234 people died of fentanyl overdoses in the state in 2016, and that number is expected to rise because the drug is turning up in really strange places, like methamphetamine. In February, three San Francisco men died at once from fentanyl overdoses. They were smoking meth and may not have known it was laced with fentanyl. Now there’s a new tool to fight the infiltration of fentanyl into the Bay Area’s street drug supply.
Reporter: Laura Klivans

Former Bay Area Pastor Faces Sentencing Today for Child Molestation

Today a former pastor in Contra Costa County faces sentencing for 23 counts of sexual assault against an underage female parishioner. Fernando Maldonado was out on $1.3 million bail when he fled to Mexico. This case shows problems with the money bail system that lawmakers want to fix.
Reporter: Sukey Lewis

Working at Disneyland Not Viable, Says Employee

In February, Economic Roundtable and the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College prepared a report called “Working for the Mouse.” It's a study of the economic hardship associated with working at the Disneyland Resort in Orange County. Of the 5,000 union park employees surveyed, 83 percent do not feel adequately compensated for the work they do.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley

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