Here’s a look at the top stories of the last week:
Stop vaping immediately. California health officials issued a warning Tuesday that people stop vaping immediately, joining a growing chorus of health experts advising caution following recent reports of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use.
Not since the Civil War. In related news, Trump is on track for the poorest showing in over a century by a Republican presidential candidate in California, a new poll finds. Just 29% of likely California voters say they plan to vote for him.
Challenging Boise. A growing number of local governments, including the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento and San Diego, are attempting to challenge Martin vs. City of Boise, a court decision that has allowed people to legally bed down on sidewalks overnight.
Who picks babies’ gender? Some California couples are choosing not to state the gender of their children until the kids are old enough to articulate their identities on their own. But that’s set up clashes with federal agencies such as the Social Security Administration.