Steak dinners, secret donors: How the Tech Caucus is courting Silicon Valley with charity
State of the State: Newsom takes a risk by focusing on homelessness + Challenging open drug use + L.A. County gives jail inmates a break
Inside the governor’s bid to fix homelessness: changing how California deals with mental illness
Track California schools closed by climate disasters, says lawmaker, citing ‘the times we’re living in’
Newsom’s ‘State of the State’ 2020, annotated
Become a member today
Never miss another story.
Sign up for our newsletter.
How is this poor, rural district keeping kids in school?
Los Angeles County eliminates criminal fees. Will California follow?
A politician’s charity + Bernie Sanders’ rise + A personal note
For California lawmakers, charity can begin at home
California matters. Support our journalism.
Your support makes sure Californians have trustworthy, fact-based reporting.
About this site
CalMatters is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom committed to explaining California policy and politics.