ap 191508176Legislators from both parties say mental health, drug treatment, and increased housing production need to be part of the solution.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: Tents housing homeless line a street near the LAPD Central Community Police Station in downtown Los Angeles - Richard Vogel / AP / via Cap Radio)







greenhouse3California already has policies in place to curb climate change. But some lawmakers and environmental advocates want existing goals accelerated.

Story by Scott Rodd.

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121819 parkcasmoking pIf you're caught smoking at a state park or beach in the new year you could be fined $25, but that fine grows to around $200 with court fees. It's part of a new law only allowing vaping and smoking on paved surfaces at state parks.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: Barry Smith, the chief ranger for the Gold Fields District of California State Parks, says it could take up to a year to get all the smoking ban signs created and established in all the state’s parks - Ezra David Romero / Capital Public Radio)







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