What happens in one DA’s race could set the course for the future of law enforcement in America.
A roundup of major concerns about voting in this year’s presidential election.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget puts programs aimed at addressing disparities in access to vital services on the chopping block.
In a Capital & Main interview, State Controller Betty Yee casts doubt about the prospects for Prop. 13 reform and other initiatives.
Erwin Chemerinsky says an impeachment trial’s need to hear witnesses overrides White House claims of executive privilege.
The Founding Fathers didn’t envision political parties as they exist today. But did they envision a Donald Trump?
A constitutional scholar says the impeachment trial’s facts and verdict are already known – but will witnesses be allowed to speak?
Erwin Chemerinsky on Trump’s impeachment and the menace of unchecked presidential power.
Rent-controlled properties remain on home-sharing platforms like Airbnb in violation of a new ordinance.
A proposed law could reboot California’s public investment system to provide a stable source of local funding for affordable housing.
How an agency charged with protecting public health gave talking points to the lead-battery industry.
Bill author David Chiu implored Assembly members to imagine the impact of a massive rent increase on a typical tenant’s health, children and job.
In an era of wealth inequality, said State Sen. Connie Leyva, passing a bill to put a stop to exorbitant rent increases “is the least we can do.”
California legislation to cap rent increases looked like a done deal in Sacramento. Why, then, are Realtors dead set against it?
Co-published by Newsweek
The Democratic debate takes the fight back to Detroit, as Rust Belt voters consider alternatives to Trump.
Co-published by the American Prospect
Today fears about privacy and census confidentiality loom large among African-Americans.
A highly readable and timely account of the Democratic Party’s fall from power also points the way to its redemption.
Youth, the elderly and whole families are tumbling into homelessness at a faster rate than they can be helped onto their feet.
Empowered by a 2016 law, the state is quietly transforming the way Californians vote.
With the death of Senate Bill 50, there are no active bills in Sacramento that tackle housing affordability.