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Counties face choice about forcing more mentally ill Californians into treatment

Time is running out for California counties to decide whether they want to develop programs that would give families a legal tool to get severely mentally ill relatives into treatment. After years of resistance, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to implement Laura’s Law, becoming the 21st county to do so. The […]

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Latest election results + A Socialist in California + Death penalty persists + Unexpected tax bounty

Good morning after Election Day, California. Democratic presidential primary: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led with 33.2% of the vote to former Vice President Joe Biden’s 24.3%, Michael Bloomberg’s 14.7%, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 12.1%. Proposition 13: The $15 billion school construction bond trailed 44%-56%. Millions of uncounted votes Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won California’s […]