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

In summary

A new governor in town, and at the the border. Why free community college isn’t so free. Don’t underestimate Kamala Harris. And the State of the State.

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