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.

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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.

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