California Update for Friday, March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, faces allegations of inappropriate behavior.
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• The California state Senator known as "Huggy Bear" is no longer allowed to initiate hugs, but can keep his job.

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• This year's flu vaccine wasn't entirely effective against the early-season influenza A, but it may help with the influenza B strain that emerged more recently.

Today's reporting by Bob Moffitt and Sammy Caiola.