VIDEO: In today's report, Dan Walters talks about the latest legal chapter in the ongoing saga of California's Proposition 13.
Will the California Democratic Party's executive board endorse Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure? What about Molly Munger's or Tom Steyer's?
Board members are meeting in Anaheim today through Sunday to consider, among other things, their endorsements for propositions that voters are considering in November. They'll also be electing 19 members of the Democratic National Committee. Click here for more information.
(For the record: Brown's measure is Proposition 30, Munger's is Proposition 38, and Steyer's is Proposition 39. It may take Capitol Alert a while to learn this, what with 11 propositions on the ballot.)
Back in Sacramento, more than 50 African American high school juniors and seniors are taking part in an annual youth leadership training conference, complete with a mock committee hearing from 10 a.m. to noon in the Capitol's Room 3191 as well as a mock legislative session in Senate chambers from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
The students will even be arguing about and voting on their own version of the state budget. The California Black Legislative Caucus is hosting the event.
Meanwhile, the Judicial Council of California is meeting in San Francisco to discuss this year's budget cuts to the state Supreme Court, its appellate courts and other judicial bodies. Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye is scheduled to give a report at 10 a.m. as the meeting starts. Click here to read the agenda.
ELECTION 2012: The California NAACP's Alice Huffman and gay rights activist Zoe Dunning, a retired U.S. Navy commander, are helping kick off the state's "It Takes One" campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama, with events in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
CAKE AND CANDLES: Assemblyman Roger Hernández, D-West Covina, turns 37 on Sunday.