California Update for Thursday, October 5, 2017

Oct 5, 2017

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa.

• Democratic gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa wants to give big-city California mayors control over their local schools – a power he strived for as mayor of Los Angeles but could never fully attain.


• California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills giving legal protections to LGBT seniors living in long-term care facilities, and allowing consumers to sue financial institutions if fraudulent accounts are created in their names.

Today's reporting by Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler.