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Bill limiting school suspensions signed by CA Gov. Brown

Earlier this year some reports were released showing that students of color were more likely to be suspended from school than their white counterparts....

California quakes put the focus on fracking

This month California was hit with two moderate sized earthquakes. On March 17 in West Los Angeles, a 4.4 quake hit, and then in...

TRUST Act Advances in California Legislature Again

Back in the fall, the California legislature sent a bill, the TRUST Act, to Governor Jerry Brown that would have put some limits on the...

Governor Jerry Brown’s Easter Pardons

On Saturday, California Governor Jerry Brown pardoned 65 people, all of whom have completed their sentences and have been living freely for over a...

LGBT Rights in California: How Radio Host Bill Handel is Changing...

Recently, the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices went behind closed doors to consider California’s Proposition 8 and determine whether gay and lesbian couples have...

Excluded from Labor Laws, Domestic Workers Left Vulnerable to Exploitation and...

Today the National Domestic Workers Alliance released a report detailing the mistreatment of domestic workers in the United States. This is the first national...

Time is Running Out for the Trust Act in California

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) has less than two weeks to sign Assembly Bill 1081 into law or veto it.  The controversial bill also...

How California’s Prisoner Release Program Sucks

Playing politics, Jerry Brown released more prisoners than he needed to - at the expense of communities gripped by crime

In California, a Taxing Dilemma

Faced with trigger cuts that will further erode education, social service and infrastructure in the state, California Governor Jerry Brown filed a ballot initiative last week that...