Groundwater systems are key during California droughts, but certain communities are running dry — and there's no real solution in sight.
As the state gradually emerges from the pandemic, an economic hangover lingers over the wine industry.
Thirteen months after the coronavirus ground everything to a halt, California’s ballparks are navigating their way through reopenings.
Shoring up working conditions at the bottom of the economy will be a priority for state political leaders. A new report could shape policy.
Joe Biden faces a divided Congress, but his first 100 days in office could see a big rollback of President Trump's immigration restrictions.
Middle school is where many students branch out academically. Some seem to thrive online, while others have “dropped off the map.”
Teachers are trying new ways to make online learning work. Getting students to turn on their screens can sometimes be the hardest part.
This week a new series examines the fears and frustrations of teachers facing a new year of distance learning.
While some kids spend class time looking at age-inappropriate YouTube videos, their teachers search for ways to connect with them.
Lyft and Uber drivers' early pandemic experiences have soured them on the companies' ability to keep their workers safe.
Hospitals and clinics that recently faced financial collapse are reopening waiting rooms. But PPE shortages and staff-risk issues remain.
The Mayor's Fund has raised $20 million to fund debit cards for impoverished residents hit hard by the COVID-19 economic crisis.
As pandemic-driven unemployment figures skyrocket, the once-unthinkable is being discussed: A universal basic income for Americans.
More than 2 million Californians have recently lost their jobs and many are now without health coverage.
There are no quick fixes to the state's water woes – and so many impoverished residents remain exposed to unsafe water.
For Indians who are not part of a casino-connected tribe, life on the state's reservations and rancherias can be a hardscrabble existence.
Clear Lake was once a resort destination. When its water quality deteriorated, tourism plunged.
From Slab City to the Gran Plaza, residents ”eke by” in the shadows of California agribusiness.
Bay Area seventh grader helps to organize San Francisco student protests as part of Friday’s “Climate Strike.”
Attorneys are gearing up for an intensification of a brutal, two-year fight to protect immigrant communities from an increasingly punitive federal government and its enforcement agencies.