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THE Nooner for January 15, 2017
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TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
Political Road Map: The Rules For How California Pays For Its Schools May Lead To A Surprising Result This Year
John Myers @ latimes.com
State law ensures that K-12 education gets more money than any other program in California's budget. But some advocates admit that mandate is sometimes less blessing and more curse.
Watchdog: California Gets Ready To Rumble With Donald Trump Over Taxes - The Orange County Register
TERI SFORZA @ ocregister.com
The Golden State is committing itself to programs the incoming administration is expected to oppose. Here, from Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2017-18, are his plans to counteract the effects of poverty:
Russian River Storm Relief To Be Aided By Redwood Credit Union Campaign | The Press Democrat
PAUL PAYNE @ pressdemocrat.com
Storm waters had lapped at the second floor of his elevated house while inundating the ramshackle collection of travel trailers and RVs on his property, where about 10 other people live.
Drought And Storms Prove Again California Needs More Storage | The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters @ sacbee.com
Observations on California and its politics
Santa Rosa School Board Votes To Protect Undocumented Students | The Press Democrat
christi warren @ pressdemocrat.com
The Santa Rosa City Schools district, the largest in Sonoma County, is the first local district known to have voted on such a resolution, according to the county Office of Education. SCOE itself is considering something similar for its special and alternative education programs.
At Least One In Five California Members Of Congress Are Skipping Trump's Inauguration
Sarah D. Wire @ latimes.com
Southern California Readies For Inauguration Of Donald Trump, A President Unlike Any Other
Pence Denies Contact Between Trump Campaign And Russia - Politico
The vice president-elect also addressed reports that incoming national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, had contact with Russian officials after the Obama administration unveiled new sanctions on Russia as retaliation for reported cyberattacks during the presidential campaign.
California Vs. Trump: What's At Stake For The Golden State?
California legislature, Climate change, Democrats, Donald Trump, Immigration, Inauguration, Obamacare, Politics
How Betsy DeVos Used God and Amway to Take Over Michigan Politics
With her nomination as education secretary, a powerful political clan will bring its overtly Christian agenda to Washington.
Breitbart Provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos Is Shouted Down At UC Davis But Gets The Last Word
Robin Abcarian @ latimes.com
Milo Yiannopoulos, who has made a career out of puerile attacks on feminism, liberals and the actress Leslie Jones, is on the road
Covered California Scrambles To Restore Fumbled Tax Credits
Trump slow to vet ultra-rich ambassador candidates
Donors with past business troubles are scrambling for âÂÂcocktail ambassadorâÂÂ posts.
Here’s How Pro-immigrant Groups Are Urging People To Prepare For Trump Presidency
Chaffetz: No 'fishing Expedition' Over Potential Trump Conflicts - Politico
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said on Sunday that all the talk of investigating President-elect Donald Trump for potential conflicts of interest is "premature at best."
Sworn In: Rep. Tony Cardenas Vows Not To Be Deterred By Trump
New Sf Supe Jeff Sheehy Finds Sense Of Urgency From Surviving Hiv - San Francisco Chronicle
An hour or so after his first meeting as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Jeff Sheehy stood in his new City Hall office, nodding at the small desk in the corner, the battered leather sofa pushed against one wall, a pair of armchairs.
Trump Kicks Off Martin Luther King Weekend With Disparaging Tweet Against Civil Rights Icon John Lewis
Cathleen Decker @ latimes.com
President-elect Donald Trump has lashed out at “all talk…no action” national icon John Lewis, who was repeatedly beaten and nearly lost his life in the struggle for civil rights.
Numbers Bust The Myth: There's No Great Exodus From California - The Orange County Register
JONATHAN LANSNER @ ocregister.com
The mocking image of Californians fleeing for other states is simply wrong.
Even In Storms, Many Homeless Shun Shelters, Posing Challenge To Help Them
Without Better Jobs, Affordable Homes Here, People Will Leave, Economy Will Falter, Chapman Researchers Say - The Orange County Register
MARGOT ROOSEVELT @ ocregister.com
How California convinced Orange County-based Yamaha of America to stay