So far, Gov. Gavin Newsom has given no indication that he’s inclined to extend supplemental paid leave at least through the end of the year.
The former plant is believed to have impacted more than 10,000 properties east of Los Angeles.
The expedited process doesn’t require Republican support and may be the best chance for reform in decades.
The clock is ticking as the state’s most vulnerable water users face a tough reckoning.
As the state grapples with ongoing drought and an array of drinking water pollutants, California’s most vulnerable residents have the biggest reason to worry.
Even as retail and hospitality workers see pay hikes, the wealthiest Americans got even bigger raises during the pandemic — widening income inequality even further.
The plan has its origins with Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s secretary of education, and could drastically affect L.A. school budgets.
Advocates say the new approach could help transform the country’s immigration system.
Among low-turnout communities, confusion about the recall process can inhibit voter participation.
Civic and environmental groups accuse AG Hector Balderas of improper dealings with a lawyer and longtime friend.
A look at the median pay of the average American worker compared with the salary and compensation of the nation’s top CEOs.
A Capital & Main photo essay honors the American workers whose critical work keeps our nation moving forward.
Other districts may well be watching — and wondering how soon they can enact a similar policy.
Eyal Press asks us to look at the labor no one wants to celebrate.
So far this year, eighteen states have enacted laws that limit voting access. More onerous restrictions may be on the way.
A sloppy stat underscores the need to watch carefully as corporate America tosses out numbers to show how it has embraced stakeholder capitalism.
From a farm in North Carolina to a desk at Duke University, Pearson now investigates how race and poverty affect public health.
Underpaid and saddled with debt, Vibez maintains a strong work ethic and a hopeful attitude.
Delinquent on her property tax payments and with no savings, Harris’ story exemplifies the widening racial income inequality gap in the U.S.
Despite gains in educational attainment and income, the wealth gap experienced by Black Americans is persistent.