Sightings & Happenings Around Town

Will This Be the Year the State Tackles Its Waste Crisis?

Even the special interests that helped kill a California Senate bill aimed at reforming beverage bottle recycling say the state needs to fix its broken system. And one lawmaker who voted no on the bill says he might just introduce his own. 

Feb 6, 2020 Rachel Becker

Investing in Inmate Education Can Reduce Repeat Crime

One in four Californians is unable to perform basic reading skills, but illiteracy is even higher among the prison population. State prison systems across the country are investing in education programs to give inmates a better chance at rehabilitation.

Feb 3, 2020 Winnie Comstock-Carlson