060119 rustyhicks pCalifornia progressives saw the vote for a new state party chair as a chance to push the party to the left—and increase diversity in leadership.

Story by Scott Rodd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Becerra PerdueCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra discusses the lawsuit his office has filed to Purdue Pharma for its painkiller Oxycontin, during a news conference, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Credit: Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo / via CapradioCalifornia's attorney general sued Purdue Pharma saying its sales and marketing of OxyContin helped fuel the opioid crisis.

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The governor said at the California Democratic Party Convention that decisions about vaccines should be made between parents and their doctors. A new bill would give state health officers the final say on which kids can skip vaccines.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

 

 

 

 

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