Governor Brown says fellow Democrats in the Assembly and Senate are in for "the battle of their lives" if they oppose his bid to overhaul state school funding. Democrats—with two-thirds of both legislative houses--are divided. It's all about providing more money to districts with low-income students and English learners, and the split depends on whose district is getting how much. We hear more. Also, two Californians will be driving a Porsche and a Volkswagen Beetle — from Beijing to Paris in a vintage-car rally that dates back to 1907. Are they as crazy as that sounds?
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, hackers have broken into major news organizations, and last week a false message on the Associated Press Twitter account roiled the financial markets. In Washington, the heat is on for new cybersecurity laws. Can Internet users be protected without violations of privacy? Do they first need to protect themselves with skepticism about the accuracy of "instant news?"
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