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A college degree with no tests or lectures

Eight California community colleges are testing a new model — defining success by the skills a student learns.

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Dianne Feinstein was a ‘true force of nature’ for California

If there were more people like her in Washington D.C., America could find more common ground, says a former staffer.

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Why California courts need to pay low-income jurors more than $15 per day

California courts give low-income jurors $15 per day. As a result, people with financial hardships are excused, leading to juries that often fail to reflect local demographics. A bill on the governor’s desk would expand a San Francisco pilot program and up the rate to $100 in four new counties.

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