California Update for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Jan 10, 2018

Republican Assemblyman Chad Mayes lost his job as party leader after working with Democrats on a cap-and-trade bill to address climate change.
Credit Rich Pedroncelli / AP

• The former top Republican in the California Assembly is doubling down on the strategy that got him deposed last year.

Officials said they won’t be able to determine the effectiveness of the current flu shot until February, but they’re encouraging everyone over six months of age to get vaccinated.
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• This flu season started early, and it's killed 27 people under age 65 so far.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Sammy Caiola.