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State Assembly Hot Races – Voter Guide 2022

State Assembly Hot Races Get a daily digest of California news The general election for the California Assembly will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Show All Districts District 7 The district This district encompasses the suburbs surrounding Sacramento, following the […]

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The Diablo is in the details

At least two days of statewide Flex Alerts asking Californians to voluntarily conserve energy amid an extreme heat wave that could last more than a week, pushing temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above normal and endangering vulnerable communities. Gov. Gavin Newsom proclaiming a state of emergency to take last-ditch measures to keep people’s lights and […]

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California at odds over solving most intractable problems

“Mental illness. Substance abuse. Homelessness. These are all existential crises we have to address with urgency.” That was Gov. Gavin Newsom’s response to a key legislative committee on Tuesday passing his controversial proposal to allow courts to compel people with serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders into treatment — the state’s latest attempt to […]

State Senate Hot Races – Voter Guide 2022

State Senate Hot Races Get a daily digest of California news The general election for the California Senate will take place on Nov. 8, 2022. Voters in the 20 even-numbered districts will elect a senator to represent them. District 4 The district This sprawling district takes in much of the Sierra, running from Owen’s Lake […]