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Elizabeth Castillo

Editorial Intern
Elizabeth comes to us via the Dow Jones News Fund. She recently graduated from Chico State with a BA in journalism and has been doing an internship in Washington DC for the past four months at Politico. While in college at Chico, Elizabeth did internships with the local NPR affiliate and the local alt weekly. She's been the editor-in-chief of her school paper both at Chico and, previously, at community college in Bakersfield, where she grew up.

California's Legislature is downsizing a plan to require ethnic studies for high school graduation—and not for the reason you might think.

A panel of federal judges in California says Congress—not President Trump—controls the federal purse.

Although California can’t do much to block the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policies, opponents in the “Resistance State” keep finding ways to chip away at their foundations. The latest: pushing…

Advancing legislation would make California the first in the nation to require that abortion pills be available at student health centers on all California State University and University of California…

A bill advancing in California's Legislature would allow students to transfer to a school outside their own district, but only if they are foster children, migrants, previously or currently homeless,…

A bill advancing in the Capitol would require restaurants to offer only water or milk with meals marketed for children.

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