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Is the Democratic Dam Breaking for Biden to Drop Out?

Rep. Adam Schiff speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2023. Photo by Jose Luis Magana, AP Photo

California Sent a Mentally Ill Man to a State Hospital. Then It Charged Him $760,000

California State Hospitals can bill patients for the care they receive during confinement. The charges often run in the tens of thousands of dollars, putting vulnerable people in debt for years.

California Helped Give the GOP Control of the House in 2022. Biden’s Decision Could Swing Districts in 2024

Democrats in key swing House districts face a pivotal choice: Whether or not to back President Biden. Many are staying silent, but they’re under more pressure after U.S. Senate candidate Adam Schiff called on Biden to drop out.

California Says ICE Detainees Have Labor Rights. They Earn $1 a Day Scrubbing Bathrooms

California failed to ban private detention centers. Now, it’s focusing on their working conditions, for immigrants who toil for $1 a day.

Inland Empire Leaders See ‘Buffet of Hate’ as Discriminatory Attacks and Bias Increase

Hate crimes always increase during presidential election years, but the targets of vitriol and discrimination vary with the political rhetoric, say experts at a community forum in the Inland Empire.

5-Year-Old Dies After Alleged DUI Driver Hits Whole Family; Suspect Charged

A Santa Ana man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after a hit-and-run that has killed a 5-year-old boy, authorities said.

GOP Sticks to the Message That Migrants Are Dangerous

In the wake of the attempted assassination, Trump's campaign messaging continued undeterred, casting immigrants as the source of violence in the United States.

Here's How to Catch the Best Meteor Light Show of the Year

The annual Perseid meteor shower requires us to leave behind our light-polluted cities for darker night skies that allow us to see the full luminosity of the celestial attraction.

CalMatters’ 9th Anniversary: Trusted Community-Centered Journalism, Now With the Markup

CalMatters has published more than 11,000 stories and columns that Californians have used to transform the state’s future.

Trump Is Wrong in Claiming Full Credit for Lowering Insulin Prices

"Low INSULIN PRICING was gotten for millions of Americans by me, and the Trump Administration, not by Crooked Joe Biden. He had NOTHING to do with it."

Trump Is Wrong in Claiming Full Credit for Lowering Insulin Prices

"Low INSULIN PRICING was gotten for millions of Americans by me, and the Trump Administration, not by Crooked Joe Biden. He had NOTHING to do with it."

New Law Requires Cal State to Overhaul Response to Title IX Complaints

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed two bills to reform how colleges handle sexual harassment and violence; others are in the works.

Cal Lutheran Says Libs of TikTok Viral Post in Which Professor Wishes Trump Dead Is Fake

Cal Lutheran said a right-wing social media account shared false information, posting images that appeared to show the professor hoping Trump would be killed.

California's Billion-Dollar Hydrogen Hub Project Is Approved — But Not Without Controversy

Seven hydrogen hubs are planned throughout U.S., creating networks of production plants, trucks, pipelines. California is first to start using federal funds.

Tustin Lawyer Misappropriated Up to $282 Million From Clients Looking for Debt Relief, State Bar Says

Daniel Stephen March faces 27 ethics charges for misappropriating funds from up to 60,000 clients, the state bar says.

Authorities Search Sun Valley Hoarder Property After Years of Neighbor Complaints

LAPD and other agencies search hoarder home in Sun Valley after Times story detailing years of complaints by neighbors

UC Regents Move to Ban Views on Israel, Other Political Opinion From University Home Pages

Two committees of University of California regents voted Wednesday to ban views on Israel and other political opinions from main campus home pages. Opinions may be posted on other pages of an academic unit's website but must make clear they …

Tennessee Agrees to Remove Sex Workers With HIV From Sex Offender Registry

The Tennessee government has agreed to begin scrubbing its sex offender registry of dozens of people who were convicted of prostitution while having HIV, reversing a practice that federal lawsuits have challenged as draconian and discriminatory.

Tennessee Agrees to Remove Sex Workers With HIV From Sex Offender Registry

The Tennessee government has agreed to begin scrubbing its sex offender registry of dozens of people who were convicted of prostitution while having HIV, reversing a practice that federal lawsuits have challenged as draconian and discriminatory.

Seven-Time Felon Charged With Using Machine Gun in Shooting That Injured LAPD Officers

Malcolm Darnell Guss Jr. is accused of using a fully automatic AR-style rifle to shoot at two police officers on July 3 during a traffic stop just south of Los Angeles.

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