California Update for Friday, February 23, 2018

Feb 23, 2018

Attendees of the California Democratic Party Convention celebrated outgoing chairman John Burton at the Sacramento Convention Center on Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Credit Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

• An energized yet fractured California Democratic Party meets this weekend in San Diego for its annual convention. Tensions between the party’s establishment and progressive wings could shape races for governor, Senate and Congress.

California Senator Tony Mendoza
Credit latimes.com

• Democratic Senator Tony Mendoza resigned over sexual harassment allegations Thursday.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Sammy Caiola.