Orange County Rep. Lorretta Sanchez Announces Senate Bid
A second Democrat has entered the race to replace Senator Barbara Boxer. Representative Loretta Sanchez of Orange County kicked off her campaign on Thursday. Her first task is to introduce herself to the rest of the state.
Revised California Budget Reinforces Brown's Manifesto of Moderation
Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his revised state budget on Thursday. The plan adds money for schools and health care. It also seems to offer some concessions to his critics, especially when it comes to the working poor.
Immigration Officials Pledge Reforms for Families in Detention
Federal immigration officials have announced plans to improve conditions for families placed in detention, as the government awaits a judge's decision that could ban the practice altogether. Earlier this spring, we reported on a mother and son from El Salvador who were locked up while seeking asylum. They are among more than 4,000 parents and children detained since last summer.