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Native American Monument Coming to Capitol Park

Ground has been broken for a monument at Capitol Park, to replace the toppled Junipero Serra statue. The monument, designed by Sacramento sculptor Ronnie Frostad, will be installed by next spring.

(Nov. 23, 2022) → Read the full Elk Grove Citizen report
Dennis Renault: Celebrating the Man Who Poked Fun at Politics

Just about anyone who has seen Dennis Renault’s political cartoons might have considered him brash, bold, maybe even brave. But he was also charming, thoughtful, funny, and handsome, said Marty Renault, his Salinas High School sweetheart and wife who, on Oct. 19, lost her husband to what she considers a “freak accident.” He was 86.

(Oct. 28, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report

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Image caption: Don't get stomped.
Could Mastodon Become the New Twitter?

Following Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter, droves are fleeing the social network and joining Mastodon, an open-source federated service in the 'Fediverse.'

Image caption: CalMatters reporter Nadia Lopez interviews Keith Krugh at the Redding Cement Plant in Redding on June 7, 2022.
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CalMatters is supported by a diverse and growing group of members, major donors, foundations and institutions.

Image caption: Oakland’s Grand Lake Theatre, built in 1926.
Movie Theater Magic

Benign weather has kept some of California’s historic cinema palaces alive past the century mark. We pay homage to ten of the best.

Image caption: From Past to Present: The range of California art in the museums listed below is represented by the Crocker Art Museum’s exterior: one half completed in 1872, the other added in 2010.
Golden State Treasures

Gold Rush-era landscapes, funk art sculptures, pop art statements, Chicano art movement masterworks—here are 10 places to explore the work of California artists.

Image caption: State Sen. Steve Glazer speaks at a hearing of the Governmental Organization Committee on March 29.
Calling Emergency to Save Journalism

California has lost 25 percent of its newspapers and seen a circulation plummet over the past 15 years. A bill in the State Legislature, SB 911, could help.

Image caption: Want to know more about California? These podcasts are a great place to start.
Golden State Podcasts

Travel, food, true crime politics—there’s a show for everyone. Here are some top-rated podcasts that focus on some aspect of California culture.

Image caption: Margaret Cho, George Lopez, Tiffany Haddish and eight other California-bred comedians offer unique perspectives on their home state.

Plenty of East Coast comedians make California the butt of their jokes. Here are some locals who’ve earned the right to make fun of this place.

Image caption: Some songs less traveled from around the Golden State.
Around the State in 13 Songs

A baker’s dozen of great and not-so-great ditties from all over California.

Image caption: There's too much information these days. But explanatory reporting can help.
What Makes a News Article an ‘Explainer,’ Anyway?

In an era of information overload, here’s how a rising form of journalism helps explain it all for you, and why California Local publishes ‘explanatory’ reporting.

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