Mexican President Praises California Immigration Policy During Visit
President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico may be sliding in the polls in his own country, but in California he got a warm welcome during his first-ever visit to the U.S. The visit comes weeks after Gov. Jerry Brown traveled to Mexico on a trade mission.
Lawmakers Approve Bill to Crack Down on Farmers Market Fraud
Farmers markets have never been more popular in California. But what regulation exists is spotty, and happens mostly at the local level. Those who've looked into it report plenty of fraud going on regarding whether produce marked "organic" actually is. A bill that would strengthen regulators' hands now sits on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. We discuss the details with one of the state's foremost fruit experts, David Karp.
Study: LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care Twice as Likely to Report Poor Treatment
A landmark phone survey of foster kids in Los Angeles finds nearly 1 in 5 identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexuality. That's twice as many as are believed to be in the general foster kid population in L.A. The study was released Wednesday by UCLA's Williams Institute, which also finds these 12-21-year-olds are twice as likely to report being treated poorly than straight foster kids.