Anaheim Residents Protest After Police Shootings
The Anaheim City Council faced angry protesters inside and outside City Hall Tuesday night, after six officer-involved shootings so far this year, including two fatal shootings last weekend. Council members ultimately voted to ask the U.S. attorney's office to investigate. Anaheim police said the men who were killed this weekend were gang members with criminal records.
Making Companies Pay to Dump Old Prescriptions
Alameda County supervisors are tired of battling a slow-moving tidal wave of expired pharmaceutical drugs. They've voted unanimously to require drug companies to handle the problem themselves. There's no word whether the industry will take the county to court over this national precedent, but if it doesn't, there's a good chance other counties will follow Alameda's lead.
New Delta Proposal Reminds Some of Peripheral Canal
This morning, Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to announce plans for a massive water project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The multi-billion dollar proposal is designed to address long-simmering disputes over who gets how much water and at what cost to the Delta's ecosystem. But this proposal looks a lot like one California voters struck down about 30 years ago.