Despite record job losses during the pandemic, the 1% have left the state flush with cash.
The city of Clovis was found to be in violation of state housing laws.
Inside the movement to bring mental health care, not law enforcement, to people in psychiatric distress.
State officials want the petroleum industry to cut ozone-causing pollutants, but say understaffing will make enforcement tricky.
Low-wage workers face big unpaid bills from the pandemic.
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act would likely lead to enormous increases in the number of workers brought to the U.S. by growers.
Kids are more susceptible to new coronavirus strains, leading some experts to rethink their stance on reopening classrooms.
Biden talked the talk on border policy during the campaign, but has been a different guy since becoming president.
In a wide-ranging talk, the 92-year-old rebel with many causes discusses the role of activists, intellectuals and Joe Biden in America.
A new initiative to turn bottles from New Orleans’ drinking spots into tiny particles of sand has raised hopes of a green transformation.
From The Guardian and Covering Climate Now
California workers say McDonald’s and other fast food chains repeatedly disregarded pandemic safety precautions.
Critics accuse the medical provider of not matching the level of its treatment of mental illnesses with that of its care for physical health.
Co-published by Fast Company
News that focuses only on energy production numbers and not the effects of petroleum gushing from wells is typical of oil and gas reporting.
How the infrastructure bill could easily be engineered to also build justice.
It’s been a particularly brutal few days for America’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign, most recently due to the Johnson & Johnson rollout.
Some workers fear revealing their undocumented status at vaccination sites. It takes the spread of only a few stories to stoke those fears.
Rethinking our parks to bridge gaps in equity and access to public outdoor spaces.
The oil company behind a spill in Inglewood is headed by a powerful lobbying official who’s fighting tougher regulations.
After only 10 hours, Derek Chauvin’s jury found him guilty. In Minneapolis the mood was a mix of hope, joy and a much-needed sense of relief.
New York City consumes massive amounts of natural gas to stay warm and run stoves. Energy experts say there is a greener way forward.
From Covering Climate Now and WNYC/Gothamist