GUEST COMMENTARY - In 2018 and 2020, Big Real Estate spent a total of $175.4 million to kill rent control ballot measures in California, aggressively protecting its ability to charge higher and higher rents.
ACCORDING TO LIZ - In voting down Props 26 and 27, Californians protected our state from the lies and losses of the gaming industry, and its inhabitants from a lifetime of addictive behavior that tears lives and families apart.
CAMPUS STRIKE - As the sun rises over the UCA campus, hundreds of UAW members from several bargaining units are on the picket line.
CA PRISON SYSTEM - The California District Attorneys Association (CDAA) wants the prison system (CDCR) to explain why it is releasing violent prisoners who haven’t earned sufficient rehabilitation credits early from prison.
ELECTION 2022 - This November, Californians will vote on seven ballot propositions.
HOUSING WATCH - Housing Is A Human Right has found that RealPage, a controversial Big Tech company based in Texas, shelled out an eye-popping $1 million to kill pro-rent control ballot measures in California.
CALIFORNIA WATCH - If former President Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and their followers are going to create space for hate and human rights violations, then why should anyone complain about California Gavin Newsom using his power to create spaces that protect the rest of us?
ACCORDING TO LIZ - First it was the Twin Tunnels and then it was the California WaterFix, and now it’s the Delta Conveyance Project.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - By any measure, the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged individual Californians and the state as a whole.
CLIMATE POLITICS - On-the-fence Democratic lawmakers will determine the fate of two bills vital to achieving Gov. Gavin Newsom’s emissions reduction goals, as they face final votes Wednesday, the last of the legislative session.
CALIFORNIA BILL - A highly contentious bill intended to allow some California teenagers to be vaccinated without parental consent has been shelved by the author, who said there were not enough votes to get it through on the final day of the legislative session.