Cal quarterback Jared Goff passes the ball in the second quarter of the 117th Big Game against Stanford held at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

In summary

The Rams may be in the Super Bowl, but CA high school football is declining. Private prisons could be phased out. And a new bill addresses police shootings.

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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.