Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler gives updates on the November elections and what the supermajority for Democrats look like in the California Legislature.
There's also big news from the Legislative Analyst's Office, where the conversation includes keywords "reserves," "billion" and "positive outlook."
From a higher education perspective, the University of California has created new sexual harassment guidelines for its governing board following an incident where a regent asked an employee if he could hold her breasts.
California State University Chancellor Tim White says amid deportation fears the CSU cannot utilaterally promise to become a "sanctuary" campus but will not take any action against undocumented immigrants.
Both school systems are also contemplating a $300-tuition hike, which would be the first time tuition is raised in six years.
California's unemployment rate remained at 5.5 percent despite about 31,000 farmer jobs added in October.