The governor may need his full second term to make real inroads toward ensuring that Californians have access to quality care.
Some races with moderate Democrats backed by oil money running against progressives remain too close to call.
A guide to three key Golden State ballot proposals.
Political giving by the Los Angeles mayoral candidate tops $1 million since 2020.
Former officials push strategies on behalf of fossil fuel clients, threatening climate and communities, say critics.
The secret to diminishing economic inequality: Government aid matters.
The governor’s stated opposition is based on a procedural point that is moot, bill supporters say.
A handful of legislators could decide measures for tougher statewide emissions goals.
Labor opposition could diminish Gov. Newsom’s climate package.
With Newsom’s environmental legacy in the balance, legislators are intensely pushing bills that advance the governor’s priorities.
While state coffers overflow, some California families must make hard choices about how they survive.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget includes money for a one-time drinking water crisis program, but advocates are hoping for more.
California looks to ease the strain put on its vulnerable undocumented workforce.
Divisions deepen as America waits for the official Supreme Court ruling.
Community-based organizations on the front lines take the brunt of health and racial disparities. Will California do something about it?
New well count rises as governor appoints oil lobbyist to top role.
As billionaires blast off into space, Americans increasingly support federal and state wealth taxes.
Will the city finally hold banks responsible for failing to serve the community?
Two years on, with mandates lifting, what’s changed about COVID — and what hasn’t.
In a moment of genuine emergency like the pandemic, any improvement in health care access is welcome.