California Update for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Apr 24, 2018

(From top left) California gubernatorial candidates Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa, John Chiang and Delaine Eastin speak at the state Democratic convention in San Diego Feb. 24, 2018.
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• Two weeks before vote-by-mail ballots go out – and six weeks before the June 5th primary – the California governor’s race is coming to your television set. (Do people actually say that anymore?)

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• Federal investigators are looking for the origin of an E. coli outbreak stemming from romaine lettuce from Yuma, AZ that's sickened 53 people in 16 states. A food safety expert says an Alaskan prison contains a clue to the origin of the pathogen.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Julia Mitric.