Reading Time: 9 minutes Voter roll purges are required by law. But aggressive purge practices and purges based on inaccurate information disenfranchise thousands of eligible voters.
Reading Time: 22 minutes 30 percent of California is forested. There are over 129 million dead trees, residential buildings increasingly closer to wildland, and conflicts about who’s responsible for managing it all. What could go wrong?
Reading Time: 16 minutes The push for a third party in California might energize a rethink of the two-party system nationwide. Former congressman — and former Republican — Tom Campbell explains his support for that effort.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Americans for Prosperity Foundation must disclose its largest givers to authorities in the state of California.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Even with pot, the rules of supply and demand apply. There’s no doubt about the level of demand. It’s the supply that’s going to decide the winners and losers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanks to a bill’s “last minute” amendment, California counties no longer have to manually inspect ballots received after election night. It’s a setback for those seeking accountability in elections.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chevron is selling treated wastewater to California that has been shown to include oil and potentially harmful chemicals. What exactly is in the water used in agriculture is still the oil giant’s dirty secret.