If elected governor, Travis Allen, a Republican running to be California's governor, would make some sweeping changes, including derailing high-speed rail, repealing the gas tax and getting rid of the state's sanctuary status.
A sheriff in Kern County is under fire for his comments during a 2006 meeting in which he implied it was more cost effective for police to kill inmates than injure them. Donny Youngblood’s comments were revealed in a video released on April 9, 2018.
Aileen Rizo celebrates a court win for equal pay after suing the Fresno County Office of Education because her male counterpart, who had less experience and education, was paid more. Rizo is running for a state Assembly seat.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, spoke to a group of Silicon Valley executives in Sunnyvale on April 2, warning of continued risk of Russians and others tampering with elections in the United States.