The rule stripping California of its power to police climate-warming car pollution is supposed to take effect this week. Still unknown is whether this affects 2021 vehicles or earlier editions — and what it means for California’s commuters.
It may seem unfair, but age discrimination laws protect those who feel offended by the phrase “OK boomer” while giving those who make jokes about millennials a legal free pass. At least for now.
Across California, low-income households faced hunger and financial crisis as the food in their refrigerators spoiled during October’s unprecedented, deliberate blackouts.
Experts recommend children be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of their lives. But many mothers return to work well before that and often have trouble finding a suitable place to pump and store their breast milk.
Starting in January, young adults can sign up for California’s Medicaid program regardless of immigration status.
But a fundamental question looms: Will they?
Some young people already say they won’t enroll in public coverage because they fear federal immigration policies could later penalize them for participating — though that fear might be unfounded.
It is difficult to build anything — especially homes and apartments — in California. Even simple projects like constructing a playground come with frustrating hurdles.
Wildfires are threatening homes across California. Those fires are offering critical data and insight that can be used by first-responders and government agencies to prevent them in the first place and better rebuild communities when they do occur.
Roughly 1.6 million Californians are not getting help from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, even though they are eligible.
John Kabateck of the National Federation of Independent Business speaks to Comstock’s about tax issues affecting business in California and his organization’s position on Assembly Bill 5.
Energy microgrids, which can power businesses, neighborhoods or even cities, are having a moment. They’re touted as alternative ways to keep the lights on when California’s big utility companies shut power to avert wildfires.