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THE Nooner for October 3, 2016
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Good Monday morning! That was a classy send off to Vin Scully at AT&T Park yesterday. And the season ended well for the Giants, who eked in the Wild Card spot by the skin of their teeth.
SD11 (San Francisco): State Senate race locked in furious dead heat between Kim, Wiener [Lizzie Johnson @ SFChron] - "[Scott] Wiener and [Jane] Kim are in a dead heat to fill termed-out Sen. Mark Leno’s seat representing San Francisco and northern San Mateo County in the state Legislature’s upper house. Wiener, who has more prominent endorsements and money, was expected to beat Kim by double digits in the June primary. But Kim, who was endorsed by Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont during his Democratic presidential primary run, won by 669 votes, or a 0.2 percent margin."
LAW AND DISORDER: California sees sharp increase in crime, fueling political debate [Dan Walters @ SacBee] - "It will be recorded as one of the approximately 170,000 violent crimes committed in California this year – and after several decades of decline, armed robberies, rapes, homicides and other violent crimes are on the upswing."
OUT OF CONTROL: Sacramento police tried to run over man before shooting him, recordings reveal [Anita Chabria and Phillip Reese @ SacBee] - "Two Sacramento police officers attempted to run over a mentally ill homeless man with their car less than 35 seconds before they shot and killed him, according to recordings released by police this month. One of the officers says “f--- this guy” in the frantic final minute before they shot Joseph Mann on Del Paso Boulevard. Moments later, the driver says, “I’m going to hit him.”"
SACTOWN: Grocery chains skirmish in central city [Ryan Lillis @ SacBee] — "So where does this leave the city’s plans to make midtown and downtown more attractive to new residents by providing the kind of amenities you can find in suburban neighborhoods?"
SANDY EGGO: Faulconer endorses Chargers stadium measure [David Garrick @ SDUT] - "Mayor Kevin Faulconer is endorsing the Chargers stadium ballot measure after reaching agreement with the team on a series of new financial safeguards and other concessions."
SAN JOSE: Measure F promises to end pension battle — but will it? [Ramona Giwargis @ MercNews] - "Measure F on the city’s November ballot promises to end years of acrimonious litigation over employee pensions by replacing a plan voters overwhelmingly approved four years ago with a union-backed compromise."
#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Tim Sneed!
Tax Troubles Threaten Trump As Election Day Nears, And So Does His Own Approach To Campaigning
The roughest week of Donald Trump's presidential campaign dramatically worsened with publication of a New York Times story that said he likely did not pay federal income taxes for 18 years. That wilt
Clinton's Remarks On Young Voters Fuel New Trump Pitch | The Sacramento Bee
CATHERINE LUCEY @ sacbee.com
In a leaked recording from a February fundraiser, Hillary Clinton expressed empathy for young voters who were siding with her primary opponent, Bernie Sanders, saying that for people who don't see any economic opportunities, the idea that "you could be part of a political revolution is pretty appealing."
School Bonds Used To Be As Controversial As Mom And Apple Pie. Not Anymore Under Gov. Jerry Brown
Skelton on Proposition 51, which would approve the issuance of $9 billion in bond money for public schools
California Sees Sharp Increase In Crime, Fueling Political Debate | The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters @ sacbee.com
Observations on California and its politics
Brown Signs One Bill On Arbitration, Vetoes Another - San Francisco Chronicle
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation last week requiring arbitrators to follow California law in workplace disputes arising in the state. But he vetoed a different, hotly contested bill aimed at limiting companies’ repeated use of arbitrators they consider sympathetic.
How Donald Trump Would Be Able To Not Pay Income Taxes For 18 Years | 89.3 Kpcc
Southern California Public Radio @ scpr.org
U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses supporters and the media following primary elections on June 7, 2016 in Briarcliff Manor, New York. John Moore/Getty Images
Family Seeks Murder Charges, Federal Probe In Sacramento Police Shooting | The Sacramento Bee
Anita Chabria and Ellen Garrison @ sacbee.com
Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region
State Senate Race Locked In Furious Dead Heat Between Kim, Wiener - San Francisco Chronicle
On a recent evening beneath the tower of Mission High School, there was plenty of tension and lots of yelling surrounding the District 11 state Senate race.
Faulconer Endorses Chargers Stadium Measure - The San Diego Union-tribune
San Diego Union Tribune @ sandiegouniontribune.com
Mayor Kevin Faulconer is endorsing the Chargers stadium ballot measure after reaching agreement with the team on a series of new financial safeguards and other concessions.
Want your presidential candidates to release their taxes? There's a bill for that.
It's just unlikely to become law anytime soon
Us Ambassador To Vietnam Ted Osius Shares Diplomacy Experience At Berkeley Forum | The Daily Californian
Campus junior Lilac Peterson asked Osius during the question and answer portion if he has worked with politicians to mitigate the side effects of globalization as opposed to blaming trade deals, such as the TPP.
Rough&tumble California Policy And Politics
California Policy & Politics This Morning
Ailing Obama Health Care Act May Have to Change to Survive
With plans too expensive and inaccessible for many, the law will almost certainly need to evolve. The election is likely to determine how.
Trump hopes to revive campaign after tax discovery caps a week of â
TrumpâÂÂs campaign is reeling after report that he may not have paid taxes for 18 years.
How California Lawmakers Dominate Oversight Of U.S. Spy Agencies | Mcclatchy Dc
Michael Doyle @ mcclatchydc.com
Californians hold three of the top four seats on congressional intelligence committees
Pastors Call For Unity In Wake Of El Cajon Shooting - The San Diego Union-tribune
San Diego Union Tribune @ sandiegouniontribune.com
Pastors across East County read a statement to their congregations over the weekend calling for unity and transformation after the fatal police shooting of Alfred Olango less than a week ago.
Trump slams 'politically correct' military
At an event hosted by the Retired American Warriors PAC, Oct. 3, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responded to a question about the "political correctness that's been imposed upon our military."
Supreme Court Set To Decide Cases On Insider Trading, Death Penalty And Aid To Church Schools
Supreme Court set to decide cases on the death penalty, insider trading and aid to church schools.
Clinton To Decry Wells Fargo Fraud, Propose Curbing Of Forced Arbitration - Bloomberg Politics
Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at Coral Springs Gymnasium on September 30, 2016 in Coral Springs, Florida.
San Diego Zoo Turns 100 Amid A Global Debate Over The Treatment Of Animals In Captivity
As San Diego Zoo turns 100, debate over animal treatment forces officials to rethink mission
Clinton: ‘what Kind Of Genius Loses A Billion Dollars In A Single Year?’ - Politico
The case the justices heard last term involved a lawsuit in which 26 states accused Obama of exceeding his legal authority by creating a new "deferred...