Without Scalia, Supreme Court Deadlocks on Union Case

A 4-4 split at the U.S. Supreme Court in a decision affecting unions became the first decision clearly affected by the death of former Justice Antonin Scalia.

Then, a political advocacy organization backed by the conservative billionaire Koch brothers is on a state-by-state mission to knock down film tax subsidies for Hollywood productions. What does it mean for California?

Next, dairy producers from Saudi Arabia are escaping the drought there by buying up land in California and Arizona to grow alfalfa.

Then, the story of a gang interventionist in South L.A.

And finally, a new audit accuses the UC system of lowering academic standards to accommodate more out-of-state students, who pay higher tuition than students from California.

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