Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here’s what we’re watching:
- California Democrats have arrived in Philadelphia for this week’s convention, and the California Politics Podcast has a preview.
- Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez, in an interview on Spanish-language television last week, implied that President Obama endorsed her U.S. Senate rival because they both are black.
- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law on Friday requiring registration of homemade guns.
California Politics Podcast: A Philadelphia preview
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