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 […]
What do California gas prices and the state’s unwieldy database for tracking donations to political campaigns have in common? Both were the subject of intense hearings in Sacramento on Tuesday, six days before state lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol to get sworn into office and convene a special session called by Gov. […]
In a state known for its strict gun laws, a concealed carry bill failed in the final hours of the legislative session. Its supporters rolled the dice with a proposal that would take effect quickly, but that required two-thirds approval.
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 […]
Note: My amazing colleague Ben Christopher will be guest hosting the newsletter through June 3. I’ll see you on Monday, June 6 — just in time for California’s primary election! As news traveled around the country Tuesday of a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school that left at least 22 dead — including 19 […]
California lawmakers are calling for urgent action on gas tax relief and crime, but it may take a while to see meaningful progress.
California hospitals are struggling to keep up with increasing COVID cases at the same time they’re facing staffing shortages.
Read this article in English. En medio de la creciente conciencia sobre la desigualdad y los trabajos que no pagan lo suficiente para cubrir el cuidado infantil y la vivienda, California está considerando una propuesta radical: Permitir que el estado negocie salarios, horas y condiciones de trabajo para toda una industria. Los defensores de la Legislatura […]
Room 1190 is a place where elected leaders were answerable to the public and where so much of California’s political history was written.
California protesters and lawmakers are calling for the removal of statues of Christopher Columbus and other controversial historical figures.