Sacramento District Attorney Sues City Over 'Failure' To Enforce Homelessness Laws

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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 30, 2022: Homeless encampments of tents hidden underneath Route I-80 along Roseville Road in Sacramento, California Wednesday March 30, 2022.  (Photo by: Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Sacramento DA Sues City Over Homelessness

Sacramento County’s district attorney says he’s taking the city of Sacramento to court, for failing to enforce its own homelessness laws. County DA Tien Ho says Sacramento city officials “allowed, created and enabled” a public safety crisis, by not enforcing their own laws, including the city’s ban on blocking sidewalks and camping on public property. 
Reporter: Chris Nichols, CapRadio 

Water Company Ordered To Stop Taking Water From San Bernardino Mountains

More water to replenish a natural spring in a California forest – less water for the company that bottles and sells it as Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water. That’s the result of a decision by California’s Water Resources Control Board. 
Reporter: Anthony Victoria, KVCR 

California Lawsuit Seeks To Hold Oil And Gas Companies Accountable 

California is suing oil and gas companies for deceiving the public for their role in climate change.  The lawsuit could be a landmark for holding oil companies accountable.  
Reporter: Dana Cronin, KQED 

Judge Blocks California’s Online Child Safety Law

A federal judge this week temporarily blocked a California law meant to protect children when they use the internet. Known as the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act, the law would require social media companies to take steps to protect minors’ privacy and would limit the use of their information.
Reporter: Izzy Bloom, The California Report