Marcia Parker

Publisher

Marcia was Editorial Director for Patch’s West Coast local news sites, CIR’s California Watch site launch manager, and Assistant Dean at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is on the Institute for Nonprofit News board, the Stanford Knight Journalism Fellowships selection committee, and teaches at Northwestern University's SF campus.


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Gov. Gavin Newsom pauses by FEMA trailers after speaking at a press conference on homelessness during the final stop of his statewide tour to address the issue in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The city will receive 15 unused FEMA trailers to use as temporary housing for homeless people. Photo by Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group

Analysis: Newsom now “owns” homelessness, for better or worse

Assemblymember Patrick O'Donnell walks across the floor on September 10, 2019. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

Track California schools closed by climate disasters, says lawmaker, citing ‘the times we’re living in’

california school bond initiative

California’s declining school enrollment doesn’t justify $15 billion Proposition 13 school bond

Gov. Gavin Newsom delivers the 2020 State of the State address. Photo by Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters

Newsom’s ‘State of the State’ 2020, annotated

How is this poor, rural district keeping kids in school?

Los Angeles County eliminates criminal fees. Will California follow?