Who Is ‘Essential’ Now That Californians Have to Stay Home?

In ordering California’s nearly 40 million residents to stay at home, Gov. Gavin Newsom brought myriad county and city public-health directives under a single umbrella in one of the largest restrictions on civic life in American history.

Mar 23, 2020 Ben Christopher

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