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Happy July and hello there. It's too nice of a day outside, so we'll keep this short today. 

The California Democratic Party's parking lot was full this morning. That's unusual for Saturdays. Either they're plotting to deseat this guy or still figuring out who won the election for party chair. 

The Bee's Alexandra Yoon-Hendrick's writes that a federal judge has temporarily blocked California ban on gun magazines with a capacity of more than 10 rounds. The measure was part of last November's Proposition 63. The case, filed by NRA affiliate California Rifle and Pistol Association, will proceed to trial.

GUBER: Meanwhile, Sandy Eggo mayor Kevin Faulconer makes it clear that he is not running for governor, dashing hopes of GOP supporters for the top of the ticket, reports the Bee's Christopher Cadelago.

 

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LA-LA-LAND: The Times's Michael Finnegan and Dakota Smith report on Eric Garcetti's future as he prepares to be sworn in today for his second term as governor. "

As Garcetti prepares to be sworn in Saturday for his second term as mayor, speculation about whether he might soon run for governor or U.S. Senate has given way to a new question: Could he be seriously considering a campaign for president?"

 

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