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.
Here’s why the state’s traditional conservatives and moderates have exited a party that once dominated in California.
The election outcome shouldn’t be mistaken by the Newsom administration as an endorsement of the governor’s handling of the pandemic.
Ten years after Capital & Main was founded, one thing is still clear: we ignore economic inequality at our peril.
Among low-turnout communities, confusion about the recall process can inhibit voter participation.
Here are the biggest problems the next governor — whether Newsom keeps his job or is replaced — will face.
The fraying of the state’s safety net is about to be put on full display.
Some local governments around the country are already mandating shots for public employees.
Immigrant rights advocate Cynthia Buiza explains Gov. Newsom’s historic plan to help immigrants receive health care.
The GOP seeks to spark an improbable conservative comeback in a true-blue state in the Sept. 14 vote.
Soaring rents are placing intense pressure on tenants’ incomes and pricing people out.
As summer rolls on, some are predicting kids will be vectors for new, more contagious COVID strains.
Pandemic restrictions are ending, whether we’re ready or not.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
California’s “State of Emergency” gets ready for the unmasked masses.
With a full reopening less than a month away, 60% of the state’s Latino population remains unvaccinated.
Despite record job losses during the pandemic, the 1% have left the state flush with cash.
Low-wage workers face big unpaid bills from the pandemic.
Some workers fear revealing their undocumented status at vaccination sites. It takes the spread of only a few stories to stoke those fears.
A first look at a new law meant to give laid-off hotel and other hospitality workers a shot at jobs lost during the COVID crisis.