SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have allowed California pharmacists to dispense substitute medications that are biologically similar to brand-name treatments. In his veto message yesterday, Brown said he supports allowing substitute drugs once they're approved by the FDA. He says the state should wait until federal regulators determine when they can be used.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Pasadena shot a man they say pulled a gun during a foot chase. Police say officers fired several shots when Paris Holloway brandished a gun during the Friday morning chase. The Pasadena Star-News reports Holloway, who was hit by one bullet, is expected to survive.
UNDATED (AP) — Xerox Corp. says that access to food stamp systems has been restored in 17 states, including California, that were affected by a temporary outage. People in Ohio, Michigan and Texas were unable to use food stamp debit-style cards for hours yesterday. Xerox said a routine test of backup systems resulted in a temporary system failure.
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Nine women including House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in western New York. The hall's deputy director says about 700 people gathered yesterday to watch the induction ceremony of the five living and four deceased women. The ceremony took place in Seneca Falls, the western New York village where the first known women's rights convention was held in 1848.