If you don't see images in this message, click "Display Images" or the equivalent.
Having trouble viewing this email? Click here
Receive this as a forward? Get the Nooner in your e-mail box

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
Feinstein Talks About Trump's Meeting With North Korea | The Sacramento Bee
Taryn Luna @
sacbee.com
"I think, if there is this opportunity and there is, that it is a major opening for the president to really show that he can be consistent, stable, a good negotiator and work out terms of an agreement, which will lend themselves to de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula," Feinstein said in a meeting this week with The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board.

New California Legislation Would Allow State Taxpayers To Dodge A Key Part Of President Trump's Tax Plan
Liam Dillon @
latimes.com
The new bill would create a tax-credit system that aims to replace some tax payments with donations.

Obama Backs California's Feinstein In Re-election Fight - Capradio.org
capradio.org
Capital Public Radio, Inc.7055 Folsom BoulevardSacramento, CA 95826

California Republican Party Meets In San Diego For Endorsements | The Sacramento Bee
Alexei Koseff @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Obama Endorses Feinstein Reelection Campaign - Politico



UC San Diego Hospitals Begin To Divert Patients As Strike Looks Likely - The San Diego Union-tribune
Paul Sisson @
sandiegouniontribune.com
Why aren't Americans getting flu shots?

East Area Rapist: Did He Stop Or Continue Without Notice? | The Sacramento Bee
Marjie Lundstrom And Sam Stanton @
sacbee.com
Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay $480 Million To Settle Securities-fraud Lawsuit Over Fake Accounts
James F. Peltz @
latimes.com
Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to pay $480 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which investors accused the bank of securities fraud related to its unauthorized-accounts scandal. The settlement resolves the main class-action suit brought by shareholders.

Cannabis Cup: Sacramento Hosts First Marijuana Festival In California | The Sacramento Bee
Barbara Harvey @
sacbee.com
By Barbara Harvey

Trump To Meet With South Korean President This Month - Politico

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump meet at the Palace Hotel during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 21, 2017 in New York City. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Reported Rat Infestation Sparks Walkout At Newport Harbor High School
Daniel Langhorne @
latimes.com
Officials from the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District plan to visit Newport Harbor High School next week to investigate the campus for rats, which sparked a student and teacher walkout.

When it comes to clearing tent camps, mayor candidates arenâ

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell’s renewed crackdown on tent camps is getting a mixed reaction from the four leading candidates for mayor in the June election, with most opting to dance around the question of whether they agree or disagree with the mayor’s moves. Board of Supervisors President London Breed said that while she supported “a tough-love approach,” the “tough doesn’t work without the ‘love.’ We must have alternatives in place before we force someone off the street or we will just be moving people from one corner to another.” Former state Sen.

Organizers Of Events Like Pride, Earth Day Fighting Proposed City Fee Hikes - The San Diego Union-tribune
David Garrick @
sandiegouniontribune.com


Surveillance Bill Could Push Other Cities And Counties To Follow Oakland Police Tech Policies
Jazmine Ulloa @
latimes.com
A coalition of civil rights and immigrant advocacy groups has penned a letter in support of a state bill that would force California police and sheriff agencies to disclose all of their surveillance gear.

The Biggest Stories in American Politics This Week
Emily Cochrane @

Whether they were reports on the questions the special counsel plans to ask President Trump or more revelations about the payment made to Stormy Daniels, here are six of the biggest stories driving American politics this week.

Rep. Mike Thompson: Democrats Should Not Rush To Impeach Trump
GUY KOVNER @
pressdemocrat.com


Feinstein moves to curb "walls of death" in California waters



School Mural Depicting Trump's Bloody, Severed Head Sparks Controversy
Gary Warth @
latimes.com
A Chula Vista school mural that depicts the bloody, severed head of President Trump on a spear sparked a controversy that prompted officials to cover it and issue a response distancing themselves from the work.

A Day Of Good-byes And Clean Up After The Last Caravan Members Enter The U.S. - The San Diego Union-tribune
David Hernandez, Gustavo Solis @
sandiegouniontribune.com
The final remnants of the Central American caravan began to disappear in Tijuana Friday after the last group of asylum seekers entered the United States.