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  • Riverside man who killed friend in 2012 dies following prison fight February 20, 2018
    Prison staff found Kevin S. Mansfield, 37, unconscious in his cell at California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi Friday.
    Brian Rokos
  • West Point posthumously admits Florida high school shooting victim February 20, 2018
    U.S. Military Academy officials say they have posthumously offered admission to a 15-year-old last seen holding open a door for other students during last week's school shooting in Florida.
    The Associated Press
  • California winter now third driest on record February 20, 2018
    SACRAMENTO — State officials say California’s winter so far is the third driest on record as much of the state heads back toward drought. Last year’s unprecedented rainfall has left most reservoirs slightly above their average capacity for this time of year. But water officials said Tuesday that the lack of snow this winter will prevent […]
    The Associated Press

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  • What to do about mass shootings after Florida? February 20, 2018
    Another tragedy befell the nation last week when a gunman opened fire on students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The shooter killed 17 students and teachers before being apprehended by authorities. Americans are again looking for answers to another senseless tragedy and for how to prevent another massacre. In Sunday’s newspaper, […]
    The Editorial Board
  • The FBI failed to act on Florida shooter tip: Political Cartoons February 20, 2018
    Check out our daily cartoon gallery featuring some of the best cartoonists from around the world, and across the political spectrum, covering current issues and figures.
    The Editorial Board
  • Support building a border wall? It doesn’t make you racist February 20, 2018
    Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Massachusetts, delivered the Democratic response to the State of the Union address. Like President Trump’s speech, much of Rep. Kennedy’s response dealt with immigration. Kennedy announced a rallying call: “Build a wall and my generation will tear it down.” Janet Napolitano, now president of the University of California, then governor of […]
    Tom Campbell
  • Trump’s infrastructure plan spends money the budget doesn’t have February 20, 2018
    With the federal budget on track to hit deficits of $1 trillion a year, President Trump’s long-awaited $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal was finally released last week. A core focus of Trump on the campaign trail, the proposal certainly contains some important ideas, but it comes at a time when neither the Trump administration nor congressional […]
    The Editorial Board
  • We are still a long way from “the Russians hacked the election” February 20, 2018
    Editor’s note: Breaking views are thoughts from individual members of the editorial board on today’s headlines. As much as it seems to pain mainstream Democrats, Donald Trump didn’t win the presidency because of a vast Russian conspiracy. He won because, for one, his message of protectionism and economic nationalism happened to appeal to many people […]
    Sal Rodriguez