Poll: Majority of Californians Oppose GOP Tax Bill

The Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll finds, overall, 51 percent of California voters oppose the federal tax bill. Among Democrats that number jumps to 67 percent. But, mirroring a national partisan split, California Republicans are backing the measure, with 60 percent saying they support the bill.
Reporter: Katie Orr

Assemblyman to Revive Concealed Carry Bill

A California assemblyman plans to try again next year to strengthen state laws around who is allowed to carry concealed firearms. That follows a state audit finding major inconsistencies in the standards different counties use and the number of concealed carry permits their sheriffs issue.
Reporter: Alex Emslie

As Faculty, Students Revive Mascot Debate, SDSU Revives Its Aztec Language Course

San Diego State will join Stanford and UCLA when it starts offering a course on the indigenous language of the Aztecs. The announcement comes a month after an advisory group to the university’s president voted to discontinue use of the Aztec mascot.
Reporter: Megan Burks

Coffey Park Residents Find Way to Muster Holiday Cheer

Christmas is coming to Coffey Park, the working class neighborhood in Santa Rosa that was razed by the Wine Country fires in October.
Reporter: April Dembosky 

Federal Judge Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

A powerful federal judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco abruptly retired on Monday amid multiple allegations of sexual harassment.
Reporter: Scott Shafer

Former Defense Official Details UFO Investigation

A New York Times report found that the U.S. Government has been investigating UFO’s. A key source for this Times story is former intelligence officer Luis Elizondo.

The California Report 19 December,2017KQED News Staff and Wires

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