Former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo was arrested this week on four counts of murder and, potentially, dozens of other charges after DNA linked him to crimes attributed to the so-called Golden State Killer. The case had baffled investigators for more than three decades.
Reporter: Penny Nelson
Ruling By Federal Judge Reopens DACA
A federal judge's ruling that reopens Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to new applicants could benefit nearly 200,000 people in California. But a big legal battle continues over the fate of these young immigrants.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero
The recent case of a Riverside County couple who homeschooled the children they allegedly starved and tortured prompted questions about the lack of state oversight of homeschools. But two bills that would have strengthened the rules never stood a chance.
Reporter: Vanessa Rancaño
A package of new bills aims to make it easier for wildfire survivors to get insurance payouts. Despite intense opposition from the insurance industry, the proposed bills passed their first legislative challenge.
Reporter: Sukey Lewis
California Officials At Odds Over Sanctuary Law
In recent weeks, elected officials in at least 14 cities and counties in Southern California voted to oppose the state’s controversial sanctuary law. In doing so, those local governments are coming down against California leaders, including state Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who says the opposition has every right to speak their mind.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos
There’s an effort underway at the State Capitol in Sacramento to establish a banking system for the state’s booming cannabis trade. That’s welcome news for businesses that operate largely in cash. But even the author of a bill to provide a banking network admits it’s not a perfect solution.
Reporter: Katie Orr
The Carrizo Plain National Monument is a remote, 400-square-mile reserve in San Luis Obispo County. The monument is referred to as "California’s Serengeti" because it's the state's largest remaining open grassland. It’s also a case study in the current debate on resource extraction on protected federal lands.
Reporter: Greta Mart