The high court overturned a lower court ruling and gave renewed hope to those who have used the California Environmental Quality Act to challenge the high-speed rail project championed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
It seems there is at least one glimmer of hope, though. Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democrat from California, and Sen. Rand Paul, the Republican from Kentucky, are working in a decidedly bipartisan fashion to implement bail reform.
(Subscription required) The judge assigned to hear a lawsuit by the Commission on Judicial Performance against California State Auditor Elaine Howle will recuse himself, according to a San Francisco County Superior Court spokesperson.