Gov. Jerry Brown signs clean energy bills on the deck of a hybrid ferry in San Francisco, Sept. 13, 2018. Photo for CALmatters by Dan Morain

In summary

California pledges to reduce transportation emissions, one in five elderly Californians lives in poverty and political pundits predict a blue wave in California.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.