A Deeper Shade of Purple: GOP Voters Now Outnumbered by Dems in OC

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In the Orange County neighborhood known as Little Saigon, signs for political candidates with Vietnamese names line an intersection. The state's growing Asian-American population is expected to have an impact on the midterms in November. (Chris Bentley/Here & Now)

Siskiyou County Man Arrested for Social Media Threats

In Siskiyou County in far northern California, police took a 22-year-old man from McCloud into custody for a mental health evaluation Wednesday.

Gov. Newsom Talks Domestic Terror

The wave of recent violence in California and in other parts of the country, especially shootings motivated by racism and extremist ideologies has California Governor Gavin Newsom worried.

New Fund for Housing Legal Aid Proposed

Gov. Newsom proposed putting $331 million dollars into a new fund that would offer legal aid to California renters and homeowners facing eviction and foreclosure.

Deeper Shade of Purple: GOP Voters Now Outnumbered by Dems in OC

New numbers out from the Registrar of Voters in Orange County show that Democrats now slightly outnumber Republicans there, by 89 voters to be exact.

Dairy Industry Braces for Fallout from Trade War

As the trade war between America and China continues, a new front this week when China announced it’s not buying U.S. agricultural goods. That will have a huge affect on California farmers, including the dairy industry.
Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin

Could the Oil in Kern County Be Over?

State regulators say they're cautiously optimistic that a massive Kern County crude oil release has finally ended.
Reporter: Ted Goldberg

New Law Protects Sex Workers Who Report Rape

Prostitution is illegal in California. But last week Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a landmark bill prohibiting police from using sex workers’ possession of condoms as evidence of prostitution. The law also protects sex workers from arrest when they report rape and other crimes.
Reporter: Larry Buhl

Korean-American Museum to Open in L.A.

A national museum celebrating Korean-American heritage is one step closer to reality, with new funding announced Wednesday. That museum will sit in L.A.’s Koreatown on what’s currently a city-owned parking lot.
Reporter: Avishay Artsy, KCRW

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