California lawmakers have approved a spending plan that includes sending cash to most taxpayers to help offset record-high gas prices. The budget continues a turnaround for the nation’s most populous state, which just two years ago raised taxes and slashed spending.(June 29, 2022) → Read the full The Californian report
The City Council of Sand City is aiming to have a measure on the Nov. 8 ballot to increase the city’s current transactions and use tax by 0.5% to 1.5%, and bringing its sales tax to 9.25%, which would conform with other Monterey Peninsula cities.(June 27, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
A curious thing happened in Salinas amid the pandemic, when many Americans began working remotely and offices emptied out: The vacancy rate for office space decreased, bucking the national trend.
Dave Faries here, looking back at the time a Dallas steakhouse added a burger and fries to their menu.
As California insurance companies have revoked the fire policies of thousands of homeowners, the state has taken steps to get them covered again.
The links between homelessness and crime are complex, and the idea that unhoused individuals present a danger to their community seems to be exaggerated.
From long before it became a state, to the present day, immigration has shaped California—but they have often been treated poorly. Here’s how immigrants helped build California, through the state’s mixed history with immigration.
A Texas law that would have placed cumbersome restrictions on social media companies has been blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court, in an unusual alliance between liberal and conservative justices.
Before crypto, banking began moving into the digital world as far back as 1953. Here's a brief history of how computers and the internet changed finance.
California may soon shut down its last nuclear power plant, but Gov. Gavin Newsom who once championed the closure has had a change of heart. Federal funds may now keep the plant running.