Back-to-back mass shootings in CA: What to do about sense of futility?

Police officers detain a man, believed to be the Half Moon Bay mass shooting suspect, in Half Moon Bay, California, U.S., January 23, 2023, in this screengrab taken from a social media video. Credit: Kati McHugh via REUTERS.

Deadly mass shootings occurred in Half Moon Bay and Oakland on Monday, following Saturday’s massacre in Monterey Park. What roles do California laws and everyday residents play in these incidents?

A lawsuit claims the Getty family has avoided paying up to $300 million in California taxes. The story reveals how ultra rich people’s tactics widen the U.S. wealth gap.

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” leads the 2023 Oscar nominations. It joins “The Banshees of Inisherin,” “Women Talking,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” and others for Best Picture.

TV networks and streaming platforms are bringing back series like “Night Court” and “That ‘70s Show.” What’s driving the reboot craze?