L.A. Debates Shutting Down Medical Pot Clinics
The future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles drew advocates to City Hall on Monday. At its Tuesday meeting, the City Council will consider proposals to close some or all of the city's more than 800 pot shops.
Court Decision Gives Parents Keys to School Reform
Nearly three-fourths of the sixth graders at Desert Trails Elementary in the Mojave Desert can't read or do math at their grade level. A group of parents tried to engage California's "parent trigger" law to try to fix that. Their local school board rejected the petition, but its reasoning has been struck down by a judge.