CLEAN ENERGY - Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Air Resources Board publicly boasted last week about making great strides toward eliminating fossil fuels and their greenhouse gases.
REFORMING DEMOCRACY - California lawmakers and civic leaders are debating changes to our state’s direct democracy.
TESTING AB2223 - A Central Valley district attorney has vowed to refile a murder charge against a woman whose case drew national attention for its possible implications for abortion rights,
EDUCATION WATCH - Why should you need a high school degree to go to university in California?
VOTING RIGHTS - Earlier this year, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to conduct a pilot of an open-source voting system in November’s election.
WATER CRISIS - While Time may be infinite, the ongoing drought in California, and the entire American West, is showing us water may not be infinite.
GUEST COMMENTARY - For 11 years, Adela has labored in the vineyards of table and raisin grapes that surround Fowler, in California’s Central Valley.
HOMELESS CRISIS - The intersection of Howe Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard lies in one of the Sacramento area’s most affluent neighborhoods.
CA POLITICAL OVERVIEW - More than a year after leaving office, former President Donald Trump still looms large over the Republican Party across the country.
CALIFORNIA POLITICS - Do you think Dianne Feinstein should retire because she is too old, too out of it, and too tied to the past to represent today’s California?
CAL MATTERS - The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association isn’t shy about its mission.
HOUSING CRISIS - The passage of 2021’s Senate Bill 9 was supposed to herald the end of the single-family zoning that many point to as a culprit of California’s housing crisis.
MARC’S ANGLE - While the national environment of high gas prices and inflation, along with Joe Biden’s other failures have given the national Republican Party a boost in energy, the CA GOP convention stood in stark contrast to other states.
CA WORKER’S RIGHTS - Workers today are subject to more monitoring and tracking on the job — often without their knowledge — than ever before, advocates say.
THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA - Even today amid a mounting exodus among those who can afford it, and with its appeal diminished to businesses and newcomers, California, legendary state of American dreams, continues to inspire optimism among progressive boosters.
MINING BATTERIES & JOBS - Its proximity to the Salton Sea has shaped the destiny of the Imperial Valley in countless ways.
COVID WATCH - A patient sample that wasn’t processed for more than 30 days. A test used without proper validation of its accuracy.
CA ECONOMY - When I met Amparo Ramirez in March of 2020, our conversation was very much of the moment.
CAL MATTERS - When California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations voted to restrict who would be eligible for reparations to African American descendants of enslaved people, it sparked much debate and many questions about what would happen next.
HOUSING WATCH - California housing prices have soared during the pandemic.