California Governor Jerry Brown is in China this week looking to strengthen ties in the fight against climate change. In reality that's meant meetings heavy on formality and light on substance, which could open the way for more concrete agreements down the road. But the governor has a more specific goal, as well. Brown is pushing the Chinese to invest in batteries for California electric cars. Traveling with the governor, Capital Public Radio;s Ben Bradford has more.
In Banning, a public hearing will be held at Banning High School starting at 5 this afternoon on the proposed construction of a long-awaited frontage road from Banning to Cabazon. The road was conceived in part to provide motorists with an escape route in the event of a closure of the I-10. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.