Presidential Race Overshadows California Senate Victory
Democrats in the state won resounding victories on election day, sending a new Senator to Washington, and potentially winning super majorities in the state legislature. Yet, the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency dampened those parties with the delicacy of a basement flood.
California Voters Legalize Recreational Marijuana
California voters approved Proposition 64 by a wide margin. Now, adults over the age of 21 are able to legally smoke marijuana.
Voters Approve Parole Reform Measure, Block Death Penalty Repeal
Governor Jerry Brown's Proposition 57, to give some non-violent felons an earlier opportunity at parole looks to have passed by nearly thirty points. But voters didn't get a behind a measure that would have abolished California's death penalty. San Francisco Public Defender discusses the criminal justice measures on the state ballot.
How Will Trump's Election and Legalized Marijuana Impact California-Mexico Relations?
Mexico is California's second largest trading partner. How will Donald Trump's election and the passage of Proposition 64 impact economics and public safety at the border?