California must save more, but invest more, too

California has an $8.8 billion budget surplus. Jerry Brown is right to save most of it, but he should loosen the purse strings for homeless programs, mental health services, higher education, rape kit testing and other urgent needs.

Bomb threat triggers evacuation of Ceres elementary school

Ceres Unified School Superintendent Scott Siegel said the district followed a plan that had previously been set in place to evacuate Sinclear Elementary if necessary.
Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com