To help patients who are financially strapped, California lawmakers decided to stiffen state requirements for hospitals to offer free or discounted care.(Nov. 30, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz Sentinel report
Workers at a Starbucks at Fremont Boulevard and Phoenix Avenue in Seaside went to the polls on Nov. 18 and ultimately chose the status quo – by a margin of 11 votes to 8, employees rejected an attempt to unionize.
MONTEREY COUNTY — South Monterey County voters made their voices heard last Tuesday by deciding the fate of a few local measures, as well as choosing multiple candidates for city councils, school boards and other special districts in the area. …
California is full of places and communities, but most are not cities. Here's what it takes for a community to become a city, the benefits of being one—and why the state has a 'de facto moratorium' on new cities.
Billionaires now own Twitter, Facebook and numerous other online and offline media outlets. But there are other information sources not run by the super-rich. We've found a few and listed them here.
California has some of the worst economic inequality in the United States. Is the housing crisis a cause?
“I’ve got one more in me—just one,” says veteran restaurateur Bill Lee.
Four years ago, Pacific Grove’s actions to curtail short-term vacation rentals came under attack through two lawsuits, one brought by a group of vacation rental owners who asked for an injunction to stop a lottery held by the city in…