The homeless, black victim killed by the LAPD Sunday on Skid Row was identified today as a bank robber who did 15 years in federal prison. Was he shot to death because he was reaching for an officer's pistol? Cell phone video that went viral is not definitive. Protesters are demanding release of still other video -- taken by officers' body cams.
Also, California’s Republican Party has finally recognized the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay political group founded 38 years ago.