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Conflicting interests?

By Aaron Cantú This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. With Gov. Gavin Newsom set to sign a slate of bills boosting California’s fight against climate change, regulators are […]

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Beyond ‘thoughts and prayers’

By Emily Hoeven CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. What’s more American than a mass shooting? That was the question posed by the Sacramento Bee […]

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Pay initiative stalls

By Jeanne Kuang CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Californians won’t vote this fall on whether the minimum wage should rise again as inflation […]

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Massive mess

By Andy Furillo This story is produced by the award-winning journalism nonprofit Capital & Main and co-published here with permission. The moment may be at hand for Californians to turn the tide on a sea of plastic waste that […]

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‘Everyone loses’

by Rachel Becker for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Standing on the grassy plateau where water is piped onto his property, Josh […]

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‘All hands on deck’

by Rachel Becker and Julie Cart for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Painting alarming scenes of fires, floods and economic disruption, the […]

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Snow falling

By Rachel Becker for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit calmatters.org. Packed onto the slopes of the Sierra Nevada is a precious source of […]