Last September, China added a 10% tariff on U.S. wine imports, atop a previous 15% tariff increase implemented in April 2018. Photo by Susan Tripp Pollard, Bay Area News Group

In summary

State continues to grapple with gun violence, California could lose in 2020 U.S. Census count, tax breaks for corporations may be costing some cities

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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.