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She has heard no plan for a federal relief package that might somehow lessen her burden. And, hotel worker Liliana Hernandez says, the whole notion of a vaccine getting the country back on track might be way too late for her and her colleagues. In a state of inequity, relief remains elusive.
Michelle Burton of the Community Health Councils discusses the systemic and pervasive racism that lies at the root of a deep distrust of the health care system among African Americans.
Advocates hope the use of eminent domain can become a new model for generating affordable urban housing.
Mark Kreidler speaks with Erin McIntosh, a rapid-response nurse in Riverside, about the burnout plaguing health care workers in the final stretch of the pandemic.
CommuniCare’s CEO explains how community clinics will receive and administer the vaccine to patients who don’t often see doctors.
The pandemic highlighted the homeless crisis. Will California’s search for solutions continue after COVID-19 fades from the headlines?
Who gets the coronavirus vaccine first — and who decides this? Mark Kreidler talks with California health care advocate Anthony Wright.
A book written by the “Erin Brockovich of sewage” is a call to find common ground for clean water and other environmental justice causes.
Clovis may be the San Joaquin Valley’s most desirable community. It’s also largely white and with very little low income housing available.
We knew this day could come. Why did California hospitals still run out of beds?
Co-published by the Santa Fe Reporter
In the state’s oil patches, inspections lag as production—and pollution—rebound.
Nearly 70 videos of detainee testimony serve as evidence of crimes committed against immigrant children.
Will an army of canvassers make the difference for Democrats in the Peach State?
An October bankruptcy settlement let Exide Technologies walk away from a multimillion dollar cleanup in L.A. Could California have done more to secure recovery costs?
Political scientist Janelle Wong on the growing power of the Asian American vote.
California’s new goal is to COVID-test hospital workers. But will the state’s health care behemoths follow the nonbinding recommendation?
Co-published by L.A. Taco
Nearly a year after Los Angeles began permitting street vendors, they are stuck between an expensive, complex permit system and the devastating penalties that come to those without a license.
A utility commissioner backs both Trump and solar energy, but his maverick reputation may not win him reelection. Georgia is changing.
In one of the wealthiest areas in the country, the Shinnecock Nation fights to survive as Thanksgiving approaches.