Monterey County Statewide Articles

Someone Walked Into a Bay Area Sheriff’s Office With a Skull. It’s Now Been Identified

An unnamed person carried the skull into a North Bay sheriff's office.

The Inland Empire's Last Goat Dairy Farmer Faces a Precarious Future After He Was Robbed of a Dozen Goats

The Drake family has been farmers for generations. Now one goatherd faces an uncertain future in Southern California.

Bill Would Allow Arizona Abortion Providers to Practice in California Temporarily

Newsom-backed bill would allow Arizona abortion providers to practice in California as the Republican-led state restricts access.

California Must Not Punish Districts for Being Proactive on Early Learning

Penalties for districts that accelerated implementation of transitional kindergarten should be waived.

Missing Bay Area Girl, 16, Last Seen Near Bus Stop in Bolinas

The 16-year-old daughter of the Slack co-founder was reported missing on April 22.

How CA Laws Can Get Their Start

Assemblymember Pilar Schiavo, far left, and other members of the Select Committee on Happiness and Public Policy Outcomes listen to speakers at the California Capitol in Sacramento on March 12, 2024. Photo by Fred Greaves for CalMatters

Los Tiempos De Espera ‘Devastadores’ en La Frontera Con México Afectan Grandemente a Las Pequeñas Empresas De California

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Los Funcionarios De California Debaten Los Cambios a La Proposición 47 Para Frenar El Crimen Pero en Las Calles La Respuesta No Es Tan Sencilla

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¿Quién Puede Acceder Y Vender Sus Datos Digitales? California Le Brinda Herramientas Para Proteger Su Privacidad en Internet

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California Officials Debate Prop. 47 Changes to Curb Crime. On the Street, the Answer Isn’t That Simple.

How do you stop retail theft? For local and state elected officials, it’s a question of changing Proposition 47. Ask business owners and residents in Oakland and San Francisco, and the answer is much more nuanced.

Who’s Selling Your Digital Data? California Gives You Tools to Protect Your Online Privacy

About 450 companies are on the data broker registry in California, and a law passed last year will make it easier to delete the data they collect about people.

“Devastating” Wait Times at Mexico Border Strain California Small Businesses

Billions in tax dollars are pouring into efforts to reduce the U.S.-Mexico border wait times, yet excessive delays continue. Local leaders say small businesses are struggling in border communities.

California Wants to Reform Ticket Sales for Live Events. Billion-Dollar Sports Teams Are Fighting Back

Since Ticketmaster and Live Nation merged in 2010, ticket sales for live events in California have skyrocketed. A bill seeking to restore competition and finally give fans more choice on the market faces fierce opposition from California’s billion-dollar sports franchises.

California to Expand Re-Entry Programs for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals. Here’s How They Work

State touts transitional programs that aim to help individuals become self-sufficient after they leave prison.

How Some Programs Help With Post-Prison Life: ‘I’m Signing Checks. This Is Crazy.’

Anti-recidivism nonprofit helps formerly incarcerated people start businesses and get tech jobs.

Long-Term Forecasts Hint at Wet Storm Hitting California in Early May

Some weather models show a wet storm hitting California in early May.

New Law Promises Retail Workers in Unincorporated L.A. County 'Fair Workweek'

L.A. County Supervisors voted for a 'fair workweek' ordinance, requiring retailers and grocers to tell workers their schedules two weeks in advance

Opinion: California Law Requires Police to Fix These Bad Policies. So Why Haven't They?

Law enforcement is supposed to use science-based procedures for witness identification and lineups. But many agencies continue practices that can lead to wrongful convictions.

AI-powered Cameras Installed on Metro Buses to Ticket Illegally Parked Cars

The technology from Hayden AI will help the ticketing process of vehicles parked in Metro bus lanes and at bus stops.

'We Will Not Move.' Pro-Palestinian Encampments, Protests Grow at California Universities

Encampments and protests took place at UC Berkeley and Cal Poly Humboldt, and plans were shaping up for more pro-Palestinian protests at California colleges and universities.

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