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THE Nooner for January 23, 2017
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Happy Monday! I'm probably the only one offering that greeting to you today.
As we look east, it's not a very happy Monday for many Californians, as President Trump formally withdrew the United States's signature from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Getting past partisan politics, the pact among 12 nations was aimed at reducing the dominance of China over 2/3 of the world's population. As we know, the agreement took seven years to negotiate and the new POTUS is promising a quick replacement.
#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Blanca Arellano and Nitasha Sawhney!
TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
How Much Money Is Your Vote Worth? Here's What California House Candidates Spent In 2016
Javier Panzar @ latimes.com
If you want to snag one of California’s 53 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, start saving: The average winner in 2016 spent $1.5 million to be a part of the country’s largest congressional delegation.
California Needs Lots Of New Housing, And Legislative Plans Fall Very Short | The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters @ sacbee.com
Observations on California and its politics
Obamacare Repeal Would Also Affect Your Employer Health Insurance
Soumya Karlamangla @ latimes.com
Group Plans Suits Over Trump's Foreign-government Profits - Politico
A liberal watchdog group plans to file a lawsuit Monday arguing that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution's ban on officials accepting benefits from foreign governments.
Massive Marches And A Cranky New President. We're Certainly Off To A Colorful Start
Steve Lopez @ latimes.com
on day when half a million protesters march in DC, Trump complains about smaller estimate for his inaugural
President Trump signs executive order for Betsy DeVos's nomination
President Trump signed multiple executive orders on Jan. 20, including formal nominations for his Cabinet, and gave away the pens he used. For Betsy DeVos, his choice for education secretary, he said, âÂÂAh, Betsy. Education, right?âÂÂ while lawmakers disputed who would take that pen.
The Vanishing San Diego Single-family Home - The San Diego Union-tribune
Phillip Molnar @ sandiegouniontribune.com
Will Trump's Tough Talk On Immigration Cause A Farm Labor Shortage? - Capradio.org
Vanessa Rancano @ capradio.org
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Huge Rallies May Signal An Emerging Anti-trump Movement. But Sustaining Unity Could Prove Difficult
Cathleen Decker @ latimes.com
The new lines of conflict in America were drawn Saturday: a newly revived protest movement has risen to greet a president acutely attuned to public opinion.
Mycapture | The Union Democrat
Trump To Meet With Auto Industry Executives On Tuesday - Politico
Throughout his campaign and after his election, President Donald Trump took aim at car companies including GM and Ford on Twitter and at rallies. | Getty
Maxine Waters's ridiculous claim that Betsy DeVos 'has never seen the inside of a classroom'
At the Women's March, Rep. Waters disparaged the nominee for Secretary of Education without evidence.
Rock Slides Shut Down Topanga Canyon Boulevard In Malibu
Matt Hamilton @ latimes.com
Update on 'Storm slams Southern California: Roads flooding and warnings issued around the region'
Davis Police Investigate Hate Crime At Mosque | The Sacramento Bee
Jessica Hice @ sacbee.com
By Jessica Hice
Only A Third Of California Doctors Are People Of Color, But 60 Percent Of Residents Are - California Health Report
Hannah Guzik @ calhealthreport.org
By Hannah Guzik
An Influx Of Refugees From The Middle East Have Swelled The Ranks Of English-learners In Two Sacramento School Districts | The Sacramento Bee
Loretta Kalb @ sacbee.com
By Loretta Kalb
A New Path To Help For Victims Of Domestic Violence - California Health Report
Linda Childers @ calhealthreport.org
By Linda Childers
Scandals, Surprise Squeakers And The 'trump Effect': What Worked And What Flopped In California's Five Most Expensive House Races
Javier Panzar @ latimes.com
California's most expensive House races were mostly partisan affairs fueled by false hopes that Trump would bring down incumbent Republicans. An open seat on the Central Coast also saw big spending
Trump Pledges To Cut Taxes And Regulation 'massively' - Politico
President Donald Trump leads a meeting with invited business leaders and members of his staff in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on January 23. | Getty
Trump, New Supervisors Give Ed Lee Chance To Assert Leadership - San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee beamed triumphantly at last week’s groundbreaking of the new Warriors arena as he watched his “legacy project” come into being. The moment stood in stark contrast to one year ago, when protesters booed him loudly throughout his inauguration ceremony.