Democrats are hoping to take back the House, in part by picking up seats held by Republicans in California. But a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows some possible speed bumps for the state's Democrats.
Reporter: Guy Marzorati
Kaepernick Collaborator Responds to NFL Kneel Policy
The NFL will now be fining teams for allowing players to take a knee during the national anthem to protest. It's part of a new rule unanimously adopted by National Football League owners on Wednesday. We get reaction from a Cal lecturer who works with the former 49ers quarterback who began the protests, Colin Kaepernick.
Reporter: Peter Arcuni
Bill Looks to Give Compassionate Care Organizations Tax-Free Cannabis
Since January, buying cannabis is a lot easier, except for low-income medical cannabis users who used to get free marijuana through charities. Legalization means donated medical marijuana is taxed. Now there's an effort to help these charitable organizations and their patients.
Reporter: Raquel Maria Dillon
Facebook Launches New Campaign to Fight Misinformation
Facebook is continuing to search for ways to control the spread of misinformation and propaganda on its website. The social media company has launched a news literacy campaign that aims to educate its users.
Reporter: Sam Harnett
Supporters of State's Gas Tax Speak Out Against Backlash
This Memorial Day weekend, millions of Californians will take some sort of road trip. And they'll be spending more to fill their gas tanks because of a tax passed by the state Legislature in 2017. That tax is shaping up to be one of the most hotly contested political issues in California this year.
Reporter: Saul Gonzalez
The state’s housing crisis will be high on the minds of voters when they go to the polls. Los Angeles and San Mateo counties are just a few jurisdictions which have been boosting support for eviction defense programs over the past few years. And there’s a ballot measure in San Francisco that could have a direct effect. Proposition F would guarantee the right to a free attorney to anyone facing eviction. San Francisco would be making history if the measure passes.
Reporter: Andrew Stelzer
New Pacific Southwest Region EPA Head A Staunch Supporter of Trump
California, with Gov. Jerry Brown at the helm, is often at the forefront of the nation’s environmental movement and any efforts to address climate change. But President Trump’s appointment of Mike Stoker to lead District 9’s Environmental Protection Agency has some environmentalists concerned. We consider how this new chief of the Pacific Southwest region might impact the state.
Guest: Danielle Venton