LOS ANGELES (AP) - An internal report concludes the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1 billion plan to provide iPads to all students was beset by poor planning and a flawed bidding process. The LA Times reports that the draft analysis concludes the district needlessly limited its options on price and product, and raises questions about whether the bidding process was fair. The review stops short of accusing anyone of wrongdoing.
SAN LORENZO, Calif. (AP) - The family of a San Francisco Bay Area man shot and killed by sheriff's deputies has filed a lawsuit saying the deputies provoked the confrontation that led to the shooting. The Chronicle reports that the federal civil rights lawsuit was filed by 61-year-old David Goins' widow and three sons. Goins was killed by Alameda County deputies at his home in San Lorenzo in February after sheriff's officials say he went after deputies with a baseball bat.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If you've been through security at San Francisco airport recently and are missing your sunglasses or laptop, it's probably worth checking with the Transportation Security Administration. The Chronicle reports the TSA has collected about 20,000 items left behind by forgetful or frazzled passengers at SFO so far this year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Fido can feast with you now when you go out to eat in California. Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday said he signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces. It doesn't force restaurants to allow dogs, but rather implements guidelines for how they can accommodate pets.
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