California Update for Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 1, 2018

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks in Sacramento in 2015.
Credit AP file photo

• A Gavin Newsom for Governor TV ad claimed Newsom was "the first to take on the NRA and win." The claim ignores other gun control measures passed by prominent Californians decades before Newsom's efforts.

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In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, a driver displaying Lyft and Uber stickers on his front windshield drops off a customer in downtown Los Angeles.
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•  A California Supreme Court decision is seen as a win for labor advocates, but many businesses, especially in the tech industry, are seeing it as a setback, because many of them relied on contractors as part of their gig economy.

Today's reporting by Chris Nichols and Adhiti Bandlamudi.