In case you missed it:
Alexei Koseff reports that a local soda taxes would be banned in California under developing deal between soda companies and lawmakers.
Thirty lawmakers are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to to remove California National Guard from border, Bryan Anderson writes.
Following an unsuccessful run for attorney general in the primary, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is evaluating whether he will continue to work in politics, Anderson explains.
California Sen. Kamala Harris is coming to Puerto Rico's aid, Emily Cadei writes from the D.C. bureau.
Claire Morgan reports that Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Lake County.
From the opinion pages:
The Sac Bee Editorial Board thinks a deal to ban soda taxes is a California shakedown.