California Update for Monday, April 30, 2018

Apr 30, 2018

Democratic Candidate for California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a NARAL Pro-Choice California event in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018.
Credit Jeff Chiu / AP Photo

• New campaign finance figures show Gavin Newsom raised $4.6 million from January through late April and has $20 million in cash on hand, far more than any other candidate in the race for governor.

California red-legged frog

• Scientists think they’ve found the reason why amphibian populations across the Western United States are in decline. The culprit: imported bullfrogs used for food and pets.

Today's reporting by Chris Nichols and Ezra David Romero.