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.
As the Delta variant rages, caregivers face dual battles against the virus and burnout.
The civil rights activist is remembered for fighting on behalf of the most vulnerable.
The drastic increase in permits comes at a time when climate science shows that new drilling and production should be winding down.
The second-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. is in limbo — and wasting time.
The debate around SB 9 centers on equity, social justice, affordability — and whether it benefits residents or developers.
The stark progress of the highly transmissible Delta variant has obliterated much of last year’s confidence regarding children and COVID.
The declining bargaining power of unions contributes to the crisis of extreme income inequality in the United States.
Amid rising infection rates and changing state and federal guidelines, districts are struggling to navigate the reopening of schools.
Photojournalist Christian Monterrosa is on the ground documenting the second-largest wildfire in California’s history.
The August 20 closure comes — ironically — as state and federal lawmakers invest heavily in early childhood care and education.