California Update for Friday, August 3, 2018

Aug 3, 2018

Traffic on Highway 50 continues in the afternoon rain on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
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• To fully repeal Obama-era car emissions standards, the Trump administration first must strip California of a long-held right.

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and John Cox will advance to the November general election in the California gubernatorial race.
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• With large leads in both polls and fundraising, Democrat Gavin Newsom is signaling that he’ll only hold one general election debate against Republican John Cox in the California governor’s race.

Today' reporting by Ben Bradford and Ben Adler.