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Dear President-elect: Snapshots from Southern California

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| Listen to five Southern Californians with different political perspectives share their thoughts as Donald Trump becomes the country's 45th president.

In Reagan Country, change brings complex outlook on Trump

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Decades ago the county saw a mostly white influx from L.A. and the Midwest. Today, the county is a third Latino and a fifth Asian, and Trump's inauguration spotlights complicated tensions.

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California Congress members opt out of Trump's inauguration

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Several Southern California congress members have announced they will not attend president-elect Donald Trump's inauguration ceremonies next week.

Brown's budget calls for build-up of rainy day fund

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Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to announce his budget proposal Tuesday against a backdrop of lower state revenues and threats of federal funding cuts.

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Gov. Brown preps to release budget amid Trump uncertainty

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The governor's budget, which must be released by Tuesday under the state constitution, will lay the groundwork for the next six months of wrangling over how to allocate billions of dollars in state revenue. Will California take a hit from spending priorities and tax revenues under Trump?

What's the interest in SoCal for inauguration tickets?

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Some congressional offices report ticket cancellations following Donald Trump's presidential election, but others say there's steady interest in the inauguration.

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Eric Holder hired to help California deal with Trump

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Lawmakers say they've tapped the former U.S. attorney general to advise them in their "efforts to resist any attempts to roll back the progress California has made."

Trump considering former CA lieutenant gov for cabinet post

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Former California Republican Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado is in the running to become the country’s next agriculture secretary, The Associated Press reports.