Safe injection sites: Saving lives or increasing crime?

Syringes, bandaids and antiseptic pads wait to be used inside a safe injection site called Quai 9 in Lausanne, Switzerland, October 14, 2010. Credit: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse.

Gov. Newsom on Monday vetoed legislation that would’ve allowed LA, SF, and Oakland to open sites where people struggling with addiction can use drugs in a controlled environment.

Nearly 700 times this year, cars have raced or spun donuts in front of crowds, blocking an intersection. State Sen. Henry Stern’s bill would increase possible penalties for crimes related to street takeovers.

The Inflation Reduction Act gives generous tax breaks for facilities that use carbon capture technology. Kurt House, CEO of KoBold Metals, says this will lead to more oil and gas burning.

The new documentary “Katrina Babies” looks at how the 2005 hurricane affected the kids who survived it and are all grown up now.

Celebrities in Calabasas and Hidden Hills have received “notices of exceedance” due to exorbitant water use on their properties.