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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.

LA rabbi to offer prayer at Trump’s inauguration

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Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, will participate in the swearing-in ceremonies on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.

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LA's busy immigration courts could swell under Trump

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The nation's busy immigration courts – already burdened by an unprecedented backlog of half a million cases – could strain even more if a Trump administration steps up deportations as promised.

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Trump names UC Irvine professor to lead trade council

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UC Irvine professor and economist Peter Navarro will serve as head of the new White House National Trade Council and as director of trade and industrial policy.

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New community college chief on preparing for Trump

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The new California Community Colleges Chancellor says his two-year campuses can help the Trump administration's infrastructure program and jobs training efforts.

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California gets ready to defy Trump's Washington

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In the Obama administration, Republican-dominated states such as Texas often sought to block the president's agenda. In the Trump era, California may play that same role.

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How Trump's energy, environment picks could impact California

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Trump's nominees to head energy and environment agencies have strong ties to the oil and gas industry.

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