Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, April 12, and here’s what’s happening across California:
San Bernardino grieving, again
The tragedy on Monday was horrible by itself. But the murder-suicide at North Park Elementary School, which killed a teacher and an 8-year-old student, comes as the city deals with the aftermath of the Dec. 2, 2015, terror attack, the community’s record number of homicides, and its poverty and routine violence....