Democrat Gavin Newsom has an 11 point lead over his Republican opponent, businessman John Cox, according to the recent Public Policy Institute of California poll. The PPIC poll also found voters closely split between Democrats and Republicans in the 11 Congressional districts that Democrats are trying to flip.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos
Can Democrats Flip a Republican Stronghold in San Diego?
Democrats are hoping to flip the seat long held by San Diego Congressman Darrell Issa. When Issa announced his retirement last year, Democrats saw a prime pickup opportunity and have been pressing on issues including climate change.
Reporter: Katie Orr
California Catholic Lawsuit Reaches Vatican
A law firm that's suing all of California’s Catholic bishops and 11 of the state's 12 dioceses is now also suing the Vatican for covering up sexual abuse of children.
Reporter: Rachael Myrow
Racism Linked to Higher Risk of Chronic Diseases for African-American Women, Study Finds
A UC Berkeley study looked at African-American women and why they find themselves more at risk for chronic diseases like diabetes and cancer.
Reporter: Peter Arcuni
White Nationalists Arrested in Los Angeles
Federal authorities in Los Angeles have arrested members of a white nationalist group with a short but violent history.
Reporter: Libby Denkmann
Mattis to Sign Off on Moving Border Patrol Troops
Defense secretary James Mattis is expected to sign an order that would move at least 800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico Border to help the border patrol stop a caravan of thousands of migrants making its way north in Mexico, according to AP and CNN.
Reporter: Lily Jamali
Trade Deficit with China Impacting California Jobs, Says Report
A report from Washington, D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute says there are real world consequences of that trade deficit with China in the form of jobs.
Guest: Robert Scott
California Receives Spike in Funding for Opioid Treatment
In 2017, there were nearly 50,000 deaths from opioids nationally. And the crisis is on the government's radar. President Trump signed legislation yesterday designed to combat opioid addiction nationally. Separately, California will receive $140 million dollars to help with opioid treatment and prevention over the next years.
Guest: Laura Klivans