Two Republican gubernatorial candidates hoping to defy the odds and defeat a long line of Democrats in the June primary will be making their case to 1,500 party faithful in San Diego this weekend in hopes of landing the party's official endorsement. But in this blue state -- where Republicans only make up about one-quarter of the electorate and no GOP politician has won statewide in over a decade -- the June primary is just the first hurdle for businessman John Cox and state Assemblyman Travis Allen.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos
NASA Prepares for California Launch of Mars InSight Mission
In Saturday morning's predawn hours, an interplanetary mission called Insight is slated to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on California's Central Coast. We discuss the mission to Mars and the spacecraft that will make the journey.
Guest: Mark Panning
Members of Migrant Caravan Slowly Allowed to Cross Border to Seek Asylum
Federal authorities in San Diego are slowly admitting Central American asylum seekers into the US despite President Trump's negative reaction to their caravan across Mexico. A caravan spokesperson said 158 migrants have been allowed into the United States so far.
Reporter: Levi Bridges
Los Angeles has filed a federal lawsuit alleging drug companies contributed to the opioid crisis. The city is not alone in taking the industry to court: Santa Clara county and Orange County have already sued opioid manufacturers in state court.
Reporter: Michelle Faust
There's a battle in California: On one side are state officials racing to fund road repairs with a new gas tax. On the other side are groups who want to repeal the gas tax with a get-out-the-vote initiative on the November ballot.
Reporter: Sharon McNary