Noted: Arizona slashed its mental health services by 37% last year.
Noted: California Tea Party tries to raise money in wake of Saturday's tragedy and says “We’re taking our country back through the ballot box and in the public square – through peaceful means."
Thus far, the term "stochastic terrorism" only resides on the left, but it may be a solid enough concept to slip into mainstream use. Byron Williams, who specifically cited Glenn Beck as the motivator of his shootings of CHP officers, is one of the exemplars.
The California budget that Brown proposed meets predictable reactions: Democrats are willing to take on cuts, but Republicans are not willing to increase taxes.
John Deasy will likely become LAUSD Superintendent today. He is said to favor Ivy Leaguers, privitization, and definitely wants value-added teacher measurement.
The Mayor of Los Angeles threatened to take it out on his own workforce if he doesn't get his way in privatizing the city's parking garages.