FBI Investigating Orange County Church Shooting As Possible Hate Crime

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Orange County Church where deadly shooting took place
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Authorities Say Suspected Gunman Likely Targeted Taiwanese Community

The FBI has opened a federal hate crime investigation into a shooting Sunday at a church in Orange County that left one man dead and five others wounded. Law enforcement officials say they believe the suspect in the case was motivated by political tensions between Taiwan and China.
Reporters: Robert Garrova and Josie Huang, KPCC

California Law Requiring Women On Corporate Boards Ruled Unconstitutional

A judge in Los Angeles has ruled that California cannot legally require corporations to have women members of their boards of directors.  The ruling invalidates a law passed in 2018, which said by this year, companies had to have at least two women on boards of five members, and at least three women on boards or six or more. 
Reporter: Nina Thorsen, KQED

Environmental Concerns Raised About Wind Farms Planned For The Central Coast

California is hoping to reach carbon neutrality by 2045, and the state is looking to diversify and expand renewable energy projects to meet that goal.  One major source of carbon-free energy could come from floating offshore wind turbines.  The California Energy Commission earlier this month released a draft target for the amount of wind energy the state would need to help reach its goals.
Reporter: Benjamin Purper, KCBX

There Could Be Economic Concerns On The Horizon For California

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst's Office says the state could be headed toward a fiscal cliff, despite a record-breaking budget surplus.  The LAO says the new proposed state budget would leave California more than $3 billion over a constitutional limit on spending this year, and more than $20 million over that limit next year. 
Reporter: Guy Marzorati, KQED 

Despite Pilot Program, Some Street Vendors In Fresno Still Feel Unsafe 

Last month, two Fresno council members announced a new pilot program that would equip street vendors’ carts with cameras. This effort comes a year after the murder of street vendor Lorenzo Perez. But it's still uncler if these vendors feel safe.
Reporter: Madi Bolaños, KVPR