In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion, things are more than a little confused. But amid all the confusion, some things are simply not true. Veteran reporter Julie Rovner dissects three myths going around about the abortion debate.(July 27, 2022) → Read the full Voices of Monterey Bay report
Though smaller than Pride events in Sacramento or the Bay Area, Placer Pride—the culmination of three years of planning—signaled that Placer County’s LGBTQ+ residents are ready to live their lives openly in a region known for its conservative politics.(June 1, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
County sheriffs have tended to be predominantly white, male and politically conservative. But in California, those trends may be moving in the other direction, as recent elections and legislation appear to show.
The links between homelessness and crime are complex, and the idea that unhoused individuals present a danger to their community seems to be exaggerated.
Do California's election results in Los Angeles and San Francisco mean this blue state is flirting with turning red? That's what the national media is trying to say. But there's a lot more to the story.
First up: Erratic emails. Californians searching for information on how to cast their ballots (which you can find in CalMatters' Voter Guide) may have been baffled by a series of Monday emails from the secretary of state's [...]
The June primary is when California voters choose the top two for governor, statewide offices, U.S House, Assembly members and some senators.
California’s first-in-the-nation task force to identify reparations said business loans, housing grants, tuition, wage and job protections could provide redress for African Americans.
Independent committees funded by corporations, unions and others are spending millions of dollars to make their picks in the June 7 California primary.
Four ballot measures to legalize sports wagering in California were proposed, but now it's down to two and only one might face voters this year.
In a year of unprecedented turnover in the California Legislature, several lawmakers are trying to bequeath their seats to relatives and staff members. Critics say they're trying to game the system.
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