Organizers say door-knocking by domestic workers inspires key voters.
An innovative organizer for three unions, Ross also challenged U.S. policy toward Central America.
As advocates and academics question the impact of flights over neighborhoods, police departments lack persuasive evidence of crime-fighting effectiveness.
The Union of Southern Service Workers is organizing food service, retail and health care workers through direct action against low wages and historical racism.
Laura Poitras’ documentary about Nan Goldin is more than just a snapshot of the photographer’s life.
The newsroom drama chronicles the investigation that exposed a Hollywood producer and helped ignite the #MeToo movement.
Inside the latest, smallest group in the California Legislature.
To do so he must transcend an office bound to the status quo, say his predecessors.
Kenneth Mejia won with a progressive mandate, but Laura Chick says the controller’s office has been weakened by factors beyond its power.
For the first time, they could qualify as employees and enjoy benefits and rights that have been off-limits for years.
Like the Tea Party before them, Freedom Caucus House members have been loud and divisive. Why haven’t they paid the same price?
Their opposition to co-locating charters on traditional campuses reflects tensions throughout many schools and districts.
Measure ULA would fund affordable housing through a tax on real estate sales of more than $5 million.
Councilmembers blocked by the trio now see opportunity for housing reforms.
A law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Labor Day faces a referendum driven by corporate franchisors.
Democratic activists say they must flip state houses to block rogue actors.
Long waits for care, understaffing lead 2,000 workers to give walkout notice.
But where they don’t, millions of workers are stuck at the record-low federal floor.
With the health giant again under scrutiny by California regulators for alleged denial of care, many therapists are leaving for private practice.
Brian Lilla’s Children of the Vine examines the herbicide’s legacy in wine country.