“A generation of students has grown up with active shooter drills as the norm. They are saying ‘enough’ and I couldn’t be more proud,” she wrote on Sunday.
She also said she would introduce a bill that would require all gun purchases to be limited to those who are at least 21 years old.
“If you can’t buy a handgun or a bottle of beer, you shouldn’t be able to buy an AR-15,” she said.
Those calling for stricter gun laws took to the street over the long weekend too, with hundreds of women with Moms Demand Action protesting in Pershing Square in Los Angeles and a smaller protest in Bakersfield.
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• Companies like Twitter have been trying to eliminate automated accounts. And yet, bots sent out hundreds of posts about gun control after the school shooting. [The New York Times]
• Top U.S.A. Swimming executives, board members and other officials were aware of sexually predatory coaches for years, but did not take action against them. As a result, hundreds of young victims suffered. [The Orange County Register]
• It was just before 6 a.m. when officers maneuvered their sport-utility vehicles in front of a Los Angeles apartment building. A look inside an immigration roundup. [The Wall Street Journal]
• Even as millions of dollars flow in from two ballot measures, Los Angeles County’s homeless problem is getting worse. [The Los Angeles Times]
• Utility officials say preventing power-line wildfires will be costly. Should rural customers who live in high-risk areas have to pay more? [San Francisco Chronicle]
• When prosecutors charged 13 Russians and three companies with executing a scheme to commit election fraud, they singled out Facebook, saying Russians repeatedly used the platform to sow discord in the United States. [The New York Times]
• A growing number of tech companies are their putting research labs and other engineers close to wherever the boss sits. It’s because what they’re doing really matters. [The New York Times]
• The rich have always feared robbery and extortion. Now, big holders of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies have become alluring targets for criminals. [The New York Times]
• The director of “Black Panther,” Ryan Coogler, is an Oakland native. But there’s another connection to consider: The city is also the birthplace of the Black Panther Party. [KQED]
• The film smashed box office records over the weekend. [The New York Times]
• At the N.B.A. All-Star Game in Los Angeles, you could see that the players actually cared — and that’s a sign of progress. [The New York Times]
• The Padres have signed Eric Hosmer to an eight-year, $144 million contract. He was widely believed to be the prize of this free-agent class. [The New York Times]
• Liz Swaney, a Berkeley alum from Oakland, had some, uh, puzzlingly pedestrian runs at the Olympics. So how’d she qualify? [The Mercury News]
• In a place as manic and transient as Los Angeles can sometimes be, where you shop for groceries may be more important than you think. Simply mastering your neighborhood Ralphs can help you feel connected to a place. [Los Angeles Magazine]
And Finally …
Are you still obsessing over Cronuts? Or cruffins, perhaps? Those are so 2013.
Behold, instead, the latest Instagram-ready food mash-up: the “Tacro” — a croissant-taco hybrid available at Vive La Tarte’s Ferry Building kiosk in San Francisco.
“It started as a fun internal project,” Arnaud Goethals, the co-owner of Vive La Tarte said in an email. “We challenged our team to create a savory croissant to pair with their favorite flavors. After several weeks and many variations, the Tacro was born.”
Mr. Goethals did not respond directly to a question about whether the cruffin and Cronut inspired his team’s Tacro. But he did note that there are three varieties: “pulled pork and pineapple”; “Chile chicken and avocado”; and “B.B.Q. jackfruit.” A breakfast Tacro, Mr. Goethals said, is also on the way.
Tacros are available from 11 a.m. on, but be warned: Mr. Goethals said they usually sell out by 2 p.m.
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California Today is edited by Julie Bloom, who grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from U.C. Berkeley.
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