California Republican Party chair, Jessica Patterson, shakes hands with a delegate.

In summary

CA GOP gets a new chair. Trump wants Californians to pay an extra insurance bill, for $1, because, abortion. Striking teachers, housing and charter schools

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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.