Nina Totenberg and Domenico Montanaro | NPR|The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.
A hearing was held Wednesday in the legal case stemming from the eviction of homeless people from a large encampment in Orange County. The federal judge overseeing the case, David Carter, had asked cities to come up with new sites for emergency homeless shelters.
Alex Villanueva retired earlier this year after serving in the sheriff's department for more than 30 years. Sheriff Jim McDonnell outraised him nearly 22 to one, but Villanueava parlayed his $27,000 war chest into a second-place finish in Tuesday's election with 33 percent of the vote.