SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A new poll finds a slim majority of likely California voters support a water bond slated for the November ballot. But the survey by the Public Policy Institute of California shows support would grow if lawmakers shrink the $11.1 billion funding package. Lawmakers are negotiating changes because they fear the existing bond won't win voter approval.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has a 19-point lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari, according to a new poll. The Public Policy Institute of California poll shows Brown with support from 52 percent of likely voters and Kashkari with 33 percent. The remaining 15 percent are undecided or do not plan to vote.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - President Barack Obama wraps up a three-day fundraising trip on the West Coast today, devoting part of his day to promoting his economic agenda at a technical college in Los Angeles. Obama attended six Democratic Party events this week in Washington state and California.
NEW YORK (AP) - A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York today after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine. A federal judge will sentence Rudy Kurniawan for mail and wire fraud. Prosecutors say federal sentencing guidelines call for him to serve at least 11 years in prison. Kurniawan was born in Indonesia and will be deported once he's freed.
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