A section of the inner international border wall separating San Diego, California from Tijuana, Mexico. Photo by Sherry Smith via Creative Commons.

In summary

Troops and migrants at the California border, online sales taxes soon to be collected, California’s dwindling Republican Party, artificial intelligence, scamming seniors and suspect supplements.

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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.