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Gov. Newsom’s healthcare wins and losses

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2018 campaign for office was rife with decisive and promising language on health care. Newsom […]


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Single-payer in California?

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought all sorts of uncomfortable truths to the surface in California. Minority and lower-income […]


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Clean, affordable water for California

By Dan Ross This story is part four in the four-part Drought Nation series produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. Amid the vast water wars of the drought-parched Central […]


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The contamination challenge

By Dan Ross This story is part three in the four-part Drought Nation series produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. Francisco Diaz remembers when the water piped to his […]




COVID-19

Pandemic for the poor

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. In the early months of COVID-19’s spread across the U.S. last year, researchers and journalists began tracking […]


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COVID and kids

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. From the earliest stages of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, the evidence pointed to one silver […]


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Most want universal health care

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The idea that most Americans support universal health care is neither new nor particularly controversial. Surveys showing […]


COVID-19

Priced out

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. As Gov. Gavin Newsom and state legislators address a particularly urgent housing problem by extending eviction protections […]


COVID-19

California is about to feel Delta’s full force

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls the Delta variant of COVID-19 the “fastest and fittest,” a term […]


Coronavirus

Reopening risky for kids?

By Mark Kreidler This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The setting was midtown Sacramento, but the scene is going to become familiar across California in the […]


COVID-19

Brutal ‘normal’ awaits many Californians

By Danny Feingold This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. A powerful tidal wave is building, feeding off the primal desire to reclaim a lost sense of […]