In scathing audit, state tax officials slam Blue Shield of California

In a scathing audit, state tax officials slammed nonprofit health insurer Blue Shield of California for stockpiling "extraordinarily high surpluses" -- more than $4 billion -- and for failing to offer more affordable coverage or other public benefits.  
Scot Alexander Breithaupt, who organized bicycle races on dirt motorcycle courses in the early 1970s, becoming a founder of BMX and later a champion and one of the sport's best known figures, died in California, authorities said Monday.  
 
A man has been arrested in the central California city of Hollister on suspicion of setting off fireworks at a July Fourth block party, sending at least five people to the hospital.  
 
Former Assemblyman and 2014 Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly launches a referendum to overturn California's new vaccination law; Senate candidate Rocky Chávez gives Donald Trump a piece of his mind.  
 
No other legislation in recent memory has consumed the Capitol quite like the vaccine bill did. But those who know him well say Sen. Richard Pan's calm demeanor and his clout as a "citizen lawmaker" who ran for office after a career in medicine prepared him for the ugly battle waged by the bill's zealous opponents.  
 
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