A former California Republican leader left the party this week, the latest GOP defection in what’s become a trend among Trump-era moderates. Assemblyman Chad Mayes re-registered without party preference, becoming the second California lawmaker this year to leave the Republican party. Assemblyman Brian Maienschein became a Democrat in January, and California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye […]
Nonprofits distribute 80 million pounds of food in Los Angeles County per year, helping low-income people survive.
PG&E is back where it started — searching for a way forward amid tens of billions of dollars in damages from past wildfires. And its narrowing options are driving the state’s largest utility into the arms of Wall Street investors, including a group led by major Republican donor Paul Singer, the billionaire known for his combative style and portfolio of distressed properties.
Tech amps up lobbying over data privacy. Vaccination bill passes, but future is uncertain. Newsom moves to end California’s fur trade.
Insurance commissioner issues a mea culpa. Economist calls PG&E plan a bailout. Newsom wants changes to vaccine legislation.
Newsom disinvites labor leader from commission. First partner fights for pay equity. Ad blitz aims to sink PG&E bankruptcy bill.
In the past decade, PG&E rates have gone up 31% — faster than inflation — though not as much as San Diego Gas & Electric’s.
Battle over PG&E’s fate continues. Newsom recollects first pet. Legislators eye more gun control bills, as gun rights supporters turn to courts.
Legislators return from summer break set to tackle slew of issues, including the nature of work and California’s recycling crisis.
A centrist summit in California has a message for California Republicans: you don’t have to be like President Trump. You don’t even have to like him.