California's Trust Act, which took effect this year, limits the ability of local law enforcement to comply with ICE requests to hold immigrants.
The Escondido City Council voted 4-1 Wednesday night to side with its Planning Commission, which had said no to a proposed migrant shelter for youth caught crossing the border illegally.
Legal permanent residents can now be poll workers in California, and voters can now find language assistance at San Diego polling places in seven Asian languages.
A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that border agents who beat and shot a man with a Taser won't get summary judgment and can go to trial.
This election season, two Latinas are hoping to change the face of Escondido's leadership and its long-standing conservative politics.