OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 18: Oakland school teachers and students rally at Oakland Unified School District offices at 1000 Broadway after they marched down from Oakland Tech High School in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

In summary

Another teachers strike. Public employee unions take a hit in numbers. Becerra polices the police. And the soda tax is back.

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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.