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The UFW Foundation was established to achieve “more equitable policies, such as immigration reform, pesticide protections, heat standards, hazard pay, and other worker protections” for farmers in California, Washington, Arizona, Michigan, Washington, D.C., and other states.

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Why Adopting Sports Gambling in California Has to Involve Tribes


When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

California Tightens Rules on Worker Exposure to Poisonous Lead


For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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Vail Resorts says it’s ahead of schedule for zero net emissions by 2030

Vail Resorts says as a company, the product it's selling is the environment, a fact that undergirds its approach to business.

Image caption: A new law seeks to prevent cars from speeding, which causes about one of every three traffic fatalities.
If Drivers Won’t Slow Down, Proposed Law Requires Cars Do It for Them

“Intelligent” speed-limiting technology will be required in all new California cars starting in 2027, if a new law authored by San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener passes.

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Silicon Valley Billionaires vs. Bay Area’s Housing Crisis?

In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.

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Hidden hot spot offers unique Tahoe dining experience

If you have driven by the old Mellow Fellow building at the state line in North Lake Tahoe and wondered what has gone into the space, you're not alone. While the inside and outside of the building has gone through …

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Apres Pop, popcorn made with Truckee, Tahoe in mind

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Truckee resident Daniel Feldman grew up snacking on popcorn, more so than the average person. It was a nightly snack for him and his dad. 


Owning homes is the primary way the middle class builds wealth, and an option no longer available to most Californians.
Is California’s Housing Crisis Making Inequality Worse?
California has some of the worst economic inequality in the United States. Is housing a cause? Could it be a cure?
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