Ben Adler | Capital Public Radio | California Counts|
Gov. Jerry Brown wants voters to change how California inmates serve their time behind bars and reject a ballot measure he argues would threaten needed infrastructure projects. But he faces opposition on both fronts ahead of Tuesday's election.
Julia Mitric | Capital Public Radio | California Counts|
People have grown marijuana quietly in Calaveras County for decades. But after the Butte fire word got out that Calaveras was the place to grow. Now long-time residents say a “green rush" fueled by outsiders is hurting their county.
This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "One of the things I try to do as a Deputy D.A. and what I would continue to do as a judge, is to engender a spirit of cooperation where we can try to find common ground...," says David Berger, a violent crimes prosecutor.
This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "I think a judge needs to be humble. I think a judge needs to understand that he or she doesn't know everything...," says Kim Nguyen, deputy attorney general.
This year, eight candidates are running for four spots on L.A. Superior Court. "When you really think about what a courtroom is, it is really a venue for conflict resolution and the judge is really the most important person..." says Susan Jung Townsend, a criminal fraud prosecutor.