Tens of thousands demonstrate for women's equality at the 2017 Women's March in Sacramento. Photo via Creative Commons.

In summary

Gov. Jerry Brown, ending an unprecedented fourth term as California’s leader, signs historic bills on net neutrality and women in boardrooms, along with new gun controls, changes in California’s felony murder rule and police accountability. Plus, 5G wireless begins today.

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