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Calif. voters weigh in on breakaway state, development, pot and more
Calif. voters weigh in on breakaway state, development, pot and more

From the northernmost tip of Del Norte County to southern San Diego, Californians on Tuesday cast votes on local measures that tackled the breakaway State of Jefferson, regulation of medical marijuana grows and the divisive nature of urban development. In what appears to be the first direct rebuke of the long-shot rural campaign to form a 51st state, Del Norte County voters were rejecting a measure that would have given the Board of Supervisors the green light to back the State of Jefferson venture. Boards in Siskiyou, Modoc, Glenn and Yuba counties have voted to support the breakaway state since the movement gained steam last fall, contending that rural California is underrepresented,...

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