As advocates and academics question the impact of flights over neighborhoods, police departments lack persuasive evidence of crime-fighting effectiveness.
The Union of Southern Service Workers is organizing food service, retail and health care workers through direct action against low wages and historical racism.
Laura Poitras’ documentary about Nan Goldin is more than just a snapshot of the photographer’s life.
But as California moves to decriminalize street vending, many wonder if aggressive policing will stop.
An International Space Station instrument looks for dust, finds methane vent in the Permian Basin.
The poor would likely bear the costs of energy transition, but benefit from cleaner air and less warming.
Microsoft, Google, Centene, Koch Industries and others support committee that gave millions to elect Lake.
The governor may need his full second term to make real inroads toward ensuring that Californians have access to quality care.
Author Rick Wartzman’s new book examines how improvements in pay by the retail giant fall far short of what society owes workers.
Tips for covering the extremes driven by climate change, and the potential perils of biofuels.
Inside the latest, smallest group in the California Legislature.
Shapiro and Fetterman defeat pro-drilling candidates, but their policies on key issues remain uncertain.
48,000 underpaid student workers in the University of California system prepare to go on strike Nov. 14.
To do so he must transcend an office bound to the status quo, say his predecessors.
Kenneth Mejia won with a progressive mandate, but Laura Chick says the controller’s office has been weakened by factors beyond its power.
The organizer and scholar says the midterms affirmed the power of grassroots organizing — and of the Black and female vote.
The state faces devastating effects from climate change but voted against taking action.
The state’s majority Democrat Legislature has yet to fully fund enforcement of recently strengthened regulations.
For the first time, they could qualify as employees and enjoy benefits and rights that have been off-limits for years.
Like the Tea Party before them, Freedom Caucus House members have been loud and divisive. Why haven’t they paid the same price?