Sacramento

Student Calls Stealing MAGA Hat a ‘Political Statement’

A female student at a Sacramento area high school is facing battery charges for allegedly stealing a “Make America Great Again” hat from a classmate and then slapping her teacher for intervening. She claims she was making a political statement about a “racist and hateful symbol.”

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Female #MeToo Leader Apologizes for Homophobic Remark

California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), a leader of the “#MeToo” movement who has faced sexual harassment accusations herself, reportedly apologized Monday for a homophobic comment she made five years ago about then-Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez.

Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)