Have You Heard? There’s Another Election
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California’s presidential primary is ancient history, but for those who are paying attention there’s another election next week. Statewide, there are just two competing ballot propositions. There are legislative primaries, and local offices are up for grabs—some of which have enormous power. On Reporter’s Notebook, the Jet Propulsion Lab looks for life on Mars.
A Look at the June 3 California Primary ()
California's presidential primaries have always been held in June, but this year the legislature moved them to February. What's left over are ballot propositions, primaries for the legislature and Congress and lots of local jobs.
- Allan Hoffenblum: Republican political consultant
- Raphael Sonenshein: Professor of Political Science, California State University Fullerton, @PBI
- Bill Bradley: former Senator (D-NJ)
Jet Propulsion Lab Lands Phoenix Spacecraft on Mars ()NASA’s Phoenix Mars lander made a perfect touchdown on Sunday. Yesterday, operations began to see if the Red Planet might have water—the basic necessity for life like that on Earth.
- David Beaty: Chief Scientist, Mars Exploration Directorate at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena
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