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AG Becerra Says Deadly Force Should Be ‘a Last Resort’

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced his recommendations for police reform — including using "deadly force as a last resort" — in a Monday morning news release. "Now is the time for action by leaders at every level." — Xavier Becerra, state ...
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Newsom Sues Trump Administration to Block Water Rules

Gov. Gavin Newsom sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block new rules that would let farmers take more water from the state's largest river systems, arguing it would push endangered populations of delta smelt, chinook salmon and steelhead trout to ext...
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Appeals Court: California City Bound by Sanctuary Law

SANTA ANA — A California appeals court on Friday ruled that a state law limiting police collaboration with federal immigration agents doesn't interfere with a charter city's right to run its own police force. “We'll continue to do our part to uphold our sta...