California Update for Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to reporters on the California wildfires and other matters at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services' operations center near Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.
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• Governor Brown advocates for limiting power companies’ liability when their equipment causes the fires.

 

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• Women’s health groups in California say expecting mothers with low-risk pregnancies should think twice before opting for a caesarean section.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Sammy Caiola.