Marty Block

Essential California: The man taking on the Orange County justice system

Good morning. It is Monday, Sept. 28. Thousands of households in San Francisco lost power this weekend after a raccoon came into contact with some power lines. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State:


Rise to power

The congressman from Bakersfield is poised to become one of the most powerful politicians in Washington. Many expect Rep. Kevin McCarthy to be the next speaker of the House. “Since elected to Congress in 2006, McCarthy made his presence known in California by clashing with Democrats...