California

Homeless Struggle To Maintain New Encampment In Sacramento

California Needs to Get Serious About Homelessness California Needs to Get Serious About Homelessness

The state has failed to provide housing to the formerly incarcerated and other vulnerable people.

Feb 11, 2022 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Drama at Redding BOS meeting

California’s Red Counties California’s Red Counties

The alt-right’s ascendancy in Shasta County gives a window on what could be a fractious political future for California’s rural north.

Feb 4, 2022 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

The Past and Future of Native California

The Past and Future of Native California The Past and Future of Native California

A new book retells California’s history through the experience of its Native peoples.

Jan 24, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Julian Brave NoiseCat

Gov. Gavin Newsom Covid-19 Testing

Gavin Newsom’s New Budget Proposal Expands Health Care to the Undocumented Gavin Newsom’s New Budget Proposal Expands Health Care to the Undocumented

It’s a huge step toward universal health care coverage.

Jan 14, 2022 / Sasha Abramsky

Jarvis Masters

Free Jarvis Jay Masters! Free Jarvis Jay Masters!

It’s long past time for California Governor Gavin Newsom—and the mainstream media—to take up the cause of a man who is almost certainly innocent of the crime that landed him on San...

Jan 7, 2022 / Tom Gogola

California Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Elder Hosts Election Night Event

Republicans Are on the Retreat in California Republicans Are on the Retreat in California

Shifting tides after the attempted recall vote show that voters are concerned more with policy than with rhetoric.

Jan 7, 2022 / Sasha Abramsky

California School Board discusses critical race theory

Even in Blue States, Critical Race Theory Panic Is Spreading Even in Blue States, Critical Race Theory Panic Is Spreading

The GOP has been relentlessly hammering on the issue since the last presidential election, viewing it as the party’s way back into suburban voters’ good graces.

Dec 17, 2021 / Sasha Abramsky

American Flag

This Is Life After the Dixie Fire This Is Life After the Dixie Fire

People in high places with money to share are not riding over the ridge to our rescue.

Dec 16, 2021 / Jane Braxton Little

Gavin Newsom’s Gun Stunt Is Inspired—and Doomed to Fail

Gavin Newsom’s Gun Stunt Is Inspired—and Doomed to Fail Gavin Newsom’s Gun Stunt Is Inspired—and Doomed to Fail

There is little chance the conservatives on the Supreme Court will let California treat gun manufacturers the way it’s letting Texas treat pregnant people.

Dec 14, 2021 / Elie Mystal

Mark Essick

Systemic Sadism at the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office Systemic Sadism at the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office

As the trial begins today of one officer accused of beating a man to death for the “crime” of driving his own car, a new PBS documentary flips the script on a department lionized b...

Dec 10, 2021 / Tom Gogola

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