Perhaps no year in living memory presented greater challenges and opportunities to the press than 2017, and Capital & Main was no exception. In response to the Trump presidency, we expanded our coverage well beyond California, while continuing to investigate the fault lines that undergird the nation’s most populous state. We also deepened our reporting on immigration, hate and white nationalism and climate change – issues that will define the Trump era. And we began a long-term commitment to examining business and social responsibility.
Here are 10 series and stories from 2017 that offer a window into how Capital & Main made sense of an extraordinary year in the history of our nation and state.
New federal data show that America’s homeless population has increased for the first time since 2010.
This week on The Bottom Line podcast, Rick Wartzman talks to Cynthia Figge of CSRHub about the ways companies benefit from sustainable business practices.
Today Capital & Main publishes an investigative series on the failure of Sacramento and two state agencies to safeguard the public from the hazards of lead.
A severely disabled boy and his caregiver face an uncertain future with the passage of the American Health Care Act.