Fullerton Police Department booking photo of the late Kelly Thomas, a schizophrenic homeless man beaten and tased to death by police.

In summary

Where to shelter California’s homeless, Trump’s rotting trees, 2018 fire statistics, syphilis, Tuck and Thurmond, the Benicia-Martinez Bridge and a quiz.

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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.