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Assemblyman Rocky Chávez has entered California's 2016 U.S. Senate race, the first prominent Republican to do so and the second declared candidate besides state Attorney General Kamala Harris.  
Six UC Santa Cruz students arrested Tuesday after shutting Highway 1 have been suspended from classes for 14 days.  
AB 1240, introduced by Assemblymen Rob Bonta and Tony Thurmond, aims to provide breakfast after school starts to reach more students than current programs that are offered before classes begin. The program, which would be funded with federal reimbursements, is expected to improve academic success for hungry students.  


Early campaigns by Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom are double-edged sword
The early launches of Kamala Harris' 2016 Senate campaign and Gavin Newsom's 2018 campaign for governor bring both advantages and liabilities, experts say.