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THE Nooner for January 14, 2018

It's noon. It's time for a break. Here's what people are reading on aroundthecapitol.com today:

TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
Ca Governor's Race Candidates Attack Front-runner Newsom | The Sacramento Bee
Christopher Cadelago @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Governor Candidates Tear Into Each Other At La Debate - Sfgate
sfgate.com
There were lots of signs that California's race to replace termed-out Gov. Jerry Brown began in earnest Saturday during a forum at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Will Plan To Replace State-tax Deduction With Charitable Donation Fly? - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
A bill that would let Californians circumvent the limit placed on state tax and local deductions under the new federal tax law was passed by a state Senate committee last week after a group of law school professors defended the idea in a paper.

Donald Trump Is A Racist, Democratic Candidates Say | The Sacramento Bee
Christopher Cadelago @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

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sfgate.com
There were lots of signs that California’s gubernatorial race to replace termed-out Gov. Jerry Brown began in earnest Saturday during a forum at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. With the top finishers in the June 5 primary, regardless of party, advancing to the November election, the candidates started swinging hard in an effort to stand out in the crowded field: — Both the two Republicans on stage and two of the three other Democrats there Saturday attacked early poll front-runner, Democrat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Ca Candidate Says Immigrants Needed To Pick Fruits, Vegetables | The Sacramento Bee
Christopher Cadelago @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Newsom Settles In As Center Of His Rivals' Attention In First Major Debate Of California Governor's Race
Phil Willon, Seema Mehta @
latimes.com
Six of the seven main candidates running for governor met for their first debate Saturday at USC.

Is A Public Subsidy In The Works For Sacramento's Planned Major League Soccer Stadium? | The Sacramento Bee
Ryan Lillis @
sacbee.com
By Ryan Lillis

How Candidates For Sf Mayor Stack Up - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
San Franciscans, get ready.

Chelsea Manning Files For U.S. Senate Run - Politico

Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year prison sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama during his final days in office, has remained an outspoken activist on intelligence and transgender-rights issues. | Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for OUT Magazine

Security For Trump's Border Wall Prototypes Cost Sheriff Nearly $900,000 - The San Diego Union-tribune
Greg Moran @
sandiegouniontribune.com


Homeland Security Secretary Says She Doesn’t Recall Trump’s ‘shithole’ Comment - Politico

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a meeting with President Donald Trump and lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Jan. 9. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo

Man Accused Of Impersonating Doctor At Sharp Grossmont Hospital - The San Diego Union-tribune
Kristina Davis @
sandiegouniontribune.com


Donald Trump Has A Frightening Trait. He Believes His Own Lies - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
President Trump has a talent that many people would love to possess: the ability to edit an outrageous action out of one’s memory and believe it never happened.

Hopes for immigration deal fade as lawmakers trade barbs and Trump declares dreamer program â

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all.

101 Freeway, Overwhelmed By Montecito Mudslide, To Remain Closed Indefinitely
Louis Sahagun, Matt Hamilton, Cindy Chang, Harriet Ryan @
latimes.com
101 Freeway closed indefinitely as Montecito overwhelmed by mudslides

Coho Salmon Released In Marin County In Effort To Prevent Extinction - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
Instead of squiggling away like the others, one greenish-gray salmon that Gabriela Dunn released into Marin County’s Redwood Creek on Friday turned around and swam back, almost as if to give the Golden Gate National Recreation Area intern a last heartfelt goodbye.

Democrats Negotiating 'in Good Faith' On Dreamers Deal, Flake Says - Politico

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake defended Democrats in the face of criticism from President Donald Trump, arguing Sunday they were negotiating in good faith on a bipartisan immigration deal.

Community Donation Efforts Begin To Help Montecito Mudslide Victims
Esmeralda Bermudez @
latimes.com
Days after the Montecito mudslides, organizations seek donations to help victims.

Muir Woods Visit By Car Or Bus To Require Making Reservation, Paying Fee - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
Starting Tuesday, for the first time in its 110 years as a national monument, reservations will be required for nearly all public access to Muir Woods.