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The Senate approved the measure on a 21-12 vote, with no votes to spare and over bipartisan opposition. That sends it to the Assembly for final action before lawmakers adjourn on Wednesday.
The last of three men convicted in the notorious Chowchilla bus kidnapping has been granted parole. 70-year old Frederick Woods will be released by the state parole board, despite a request from Governor Newsom to reconsider.
Gov. Newsom signed a gun control law Friday that's patterned after a Texas law allowing citizens to sue anyone who provides or assists in providing an abortion.