SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is set to sign legislation keeping alive California's signature initiative to fight global warming. The Democratic governor will be joined Tuesday by his celebrity predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed the 2006 bill that led to the creation of the nation's only cap-and-trade system that applies to all industries. The program has become closely watched around the world, promoted by the two governors as a way to reduce emissions without harming the economy.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says, "It is sad that 14 years later people are still being smuggled in tractor-trailers." Thomas Homan says when he learned that migrants were found dead inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, his mind flashed back to 2003, when 19 migrants southeast of the city died in the back of a truck. Homan says the criminal organizations that do the smuggling are "all about making money."
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - California prosecutors will seek murder charges against a suspected drunken driver with prior DUI arrests who allegedly caused a head-on collision that killed a mother and daughter. KBAK-TV reported Monday that Vincent Moroyoqui was arrested following the deadly wrong-way crash last week in Kern County. Raeleen and Raegan Sorensen, a mother and daughter from nearby Taft, were killed. Police at the scene said the 34-year-old Moroyoqui was drunk.
SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) - Police arrested a man they believe to be the father of a 16-day-old baby who was left in a Northern California strip mall parking lot. KNTV-TV reports the baby was found on Monday by a pair of barber shop employees who noticed a car seat in the Suisun City strip mall lot.
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