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Will Gov. Gavin Newsom expand food aid to help those he touted during the pandemic?
Labor and environmentalists seek skill standards to ensure safety, high road jobs.
Proterra picks up riders on the high road to a zero emission future.
A three-part series examines the quality of clean energy jobs, and who gets them, in the Golden State.
The improbable labor win is raising comparisons to thwarted efforts to organize workers in the early 2000s.
Due to decades of wage stagnation, it will take an aggressive set of pro-labor policies for workers to be properly compensated.
The organic and vegetarian meal maker is facing a litany of complaints from employees over workplace abuses.
California tries to address dangerous work conditions, low pay and staff turnover in its care facilities.
After teetering for weeks at the edge of a strike, Kroger and Albertsons employees approve a new union contract.
New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.
More than a ground-breaking Dodger star, Jackie Robinson had a radical side, too.
In one of the most polluted parts of the state, locals wonder who will benefit from California’s latest gold rush.
Kalmus, a climate scientist and activist, explains why we need to act now, and fast, to forestall calamity.
The city’s ‘Right to Organize’ ordinance requires landlords to recognize tenant associations in their buildings.
Reflecting on the changes that have occurred during the pandemic, Dr. Manuel Pastor discusses how society can reverse the bad and build on the good. The future is forged through our every day actions.
The promising new tool in the fight to preserve affordable housing: a coalition of tenant unions.
A state secret comes into the open: how inflation targets the poor.
Compared with 60 years ago, workers are getting less and shareholders are getting more — sometimes a lot more.
Oil production and rhetoric are up — but jobs and investments? Not so much.
Democracy would flourish as new voters flexed their strength, says veteran columnist E.J. Dionne, co-author of a proposal to make voting the law.