WOMEN’S RIGHTS - By this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue a decision on the most consequential challenge to Roe v. Wade since the landmark ruling in 1973 guaranteed the constitutional right to obtain an abortion.
VOTING RIGHTS - Earlier this year, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to conduct a pilot of an open-source voting system in November’s election.
CA POLITICAL OVERVIEW - More than a year after leaving office, former President Donald Trump still looms large over the Republican Party across the country.
HOMELESS CRISIS - The intersection of Howe Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard lies in one of the Sacramento area’s most affluent neighborhoods.
CALIFORNIA POLITICS - Do you think Dianne Feinstein should retire because she is too old, too out of it, and too tied to the past to represent today’s California?
MARC’S ANGLE - While the national environment of high gas prices and inflation, along with Joe Biden’s other failures have given the national Republican Party a boost in energy, the CA GOP convention stood in stark contrast to other states.
CA WORKER’S RIGHTS - Workers today are subject to more monitoring and tracking on the job — often without their knowledge — than ever before, advocates say.
THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA - Even today amid a mounting exodus among those who can afford it, and with its appeal diminished to businesses and newcomers, California, legendary state of American dreams, continues to inspire optimism among progressive boosters.
MINING BATTERIES & JOBS - Its proximity to the Salton Sea has shaped the destiny of the Imperial Valley in countless ways.
CAL MATTERS - When California’s first-in-the-nation task force on reparations voted to restrict who would be eligible for reparations to African American descendants of enslaved people, it sparked much debate and many questions about what would happen next.
CA ECONOMY - When I met Amparo Ramirez in March of 2020, our conversation was very much of the moment.
GUEST COMMENTARY - Although California’s population growth began to slow in the 1990s after exploding in the previous decade by 6 million people, both official and independent demographers continued to see relatively strong growth for decades to come.
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA - When your town’s biggest business is punishment, how do you fight back when you’re being punished unfairly?
REDQUEENINLA - Recently at a local, large political club endorsement meeting, after numerous iterative votes to zero-in on whom the club membership liked best – who merited “endorsement” unequivocally as described by a supermajority – I asked...