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Good morning and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. it is Saturday November 5th.

Here’s a look at the top stories from the past week

New details have surfaced on the Pelosi attack. David DePape, who was charged with attempted murder and other crimes in connection with a violent attack on Paul PelosiHe was on a suicide mission and had other targets, prosecutors said Tuesday. DePape, 42, pleaded not guilty.

More:

  • DePape is illegal in the US and could be deported to Canadasaid Immigration and Customs on Thursday.
  • DePape had been for months drive further into the world of far-right conspiracies, anti-Semitism and hatred.
  • Security cameras for the Pelosi residence in San Francisco not actively monitored by the US Capitol Police on the night of the attack.
  • Days after taking control of Twitter, Elon Musk on Sunday posted and later deleted an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the attack of a publication known for spreading misinformation.

Election week is here. Here’s the latest on the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies’ latest primary poll, co-sponsored by The Times, and more as you head to the polling booth next week.

California could soon be the fourth largest economy in the world. Critics have long claimed that the state drives away businesses and workers with high taxes and strict regulations. But some economists say that the Golden State could soon overtake Germany in the worldwide ranking.

A “triple disease” on the rise? A confluence of respiratory illnesses has warned some California officials of a possible triple threat could put a strain on healthcare systems: Flu season is starting early, COVID-19 is still looming, and RSV is sending a significant number of young children to the emergency room.

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Climate change is accelerating rapidly in California. A nearly 700-page report examined more than 40 key climate indicators and tracked the state’s actions in response. That Results were bleakbut officials said California’s response could serve as a model for other states.

A major flood would hit LA’s black communities hard. Flooding from a 100-year storm event would do far greater damage in LA than federal emergency officials predicted, according to researchers, who also warn that blacks and low-income communities would be hit hardest.

How San Diego Succeeded in Housing the Homeless. Despite San Diego’s tight housing market, 100% of emergency shelter vouchers issued since June 2021 have placed people in permanent housing. A unique approach to implement the vouchers has helped the city to be successful.

LAUSD has a new recruitment plan from birth. Amid declining enrollment numbers, Los Angeles principal Alberto Carvalho started a student recruitment campaign targeting newborns in maternity wards with loot and resources for their parents.

Orange County bus workers went on strike. About 150 mechanics, machinists and service technicians at the Orange County Transportation Authority decided to go on strike Wednesday after contract negotiations broke down. Suspension of bus services throughout the county.

The Masterson trial highlights avoidance of Scientology. The women who accused actor Danny Masterson of sexual assault who grew up as Scientologists have waited to sue Masterson because they feared excommunication. a socially brutal fate suffered by Masterson’s own stepfather.

In the hunt for a serial killer stalking Stockton. Five of the victims were homeless men, but it remains unclear whether they were targeted because of their homeless status. Nevertheless, the Killings sent shockwaves through Stockton’s homeless community.

ICYMI, here are this week’s great reads

In the world of competitive esports. Life on Team Liquid doesn’t quite fit the video game cliché. These aren’t teenagers huddled in their bedrooms. This is a professional esports franchise and the mood is serious. When the scrimmages are finally over, many of the players return home to continue practicing alone after midnight.

After a positive action ban in 1996, UC struggles with diversity. With the US Supreme Court ready to strike down Affirmative Action, the University of California’s long struggle offers lessons about the promise and limitations of racially neutral admissions practices. The California diner: Nothing can completely replace affirmative-action practices, although UC’s 25-year trial-and-error plague has found some ways to make a meaningful difference.

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