Shoring up working conditions at the bottom of the economy will be a priority for state political leaders. A new report could shape policy.
As COVID vaccines are rolled out, a critical health care network is underused.
Lowest-paid workers take the worst hit while pandemic continues its damage.
Gov. Gavin Newsom says schools can reopen safely, but many campuses can’t meet the state’s most recent guidelines for being open.
The California governor has so far approved more than 8,000 fossil fuel permits on private and state lands.
A look back at some of Capital & Main’s coverage of 2020.
The Newsom administration has established a pattern of approving permits during busy news cycles.
If California’s new governor had looked too good to be true in his first months in office, environmentalists would soon learn the truth.
A bill to reform the Department of Toxic Substances Control has been a long time coming, but will Governor Newsom sign it?
Many progressive electeds have ignored an initiative that would revise California’s constitution to assess commercial property at higher rates.
It doesn’t take the wisdom of hindsight to know that the way state and local officials barreled ahead with reopening would lead to disaster.
While California was convulsed by COVID-19 and George Floyd’s death, the governor gave Big Oil a big gift.
California’s public schools, underfunded since the 2008 recession, face further cuts under Gov. Newsom’s proposed budget.
Thousands of California stylists and barbers are anxiously wondering: What’s the best way to reopen and start doing hair again – safely?
Capital & Main’s new series examines the challenges and concerns of employees working in close contact with the public or each other.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget puts programs aimed at addressing disparities in access to vital services on the chopping block.
Trumpers, conspiracists and anti-vaxxers attack shelter-in-place orders: “I can’t just work, work, work and watch Netflix!”
From health care workers to immigrant detainees, efforts to acquire protective face coverings are complicated by bureaucratic resistance.
The crisis has hit marginalized communities especially hard, deepening inequities in access to housing and child care.
More than 2 million Californians have recently lost their jobs and many are now without health coverage.