July 2020

Big Bet: Why the Country’s Largest Pension Fund Is Getting Into Banking

A Grim Tally: Newsom Puts Brave Face on California’s COVID-19 Surge

The Virus and the Vulnerable: Latino Children Suffer Higher Rates of COVID-19

The Struggle to Enter California’s Cannabis Market: ‘So Much Heartache, So Much Pain’

Six Curious Takeaways From California’s PPP Loans

Who Responds to Nonviolent Crises? New Urgency to Remove Police From the Equation

What California’s Budget Deal Means for K-12 Schools

Indoor Restaurants Shut Down in 72% of California for Three Weeks

Gov. Dad: Family Leave Job Protections Expanded in Bill Backed by Newsom

June 2020

Props to You, Californians: A Preview of What’s on Your November Ballot

California Mandates Zero-Exhaust Big Rigs, Delivery Trucks

Could Racially Motivated 911 Calls Become Hate Crimes?

Fauci to California: Good Work So Far, but State Needs Public Buy-In for Safe Reopening

California Re-Evaluating Its Landmark Climate Strategy

Budget Deal Shields Neediest Californians, Shifts Burden to Middle Class

From Prison to the Halls of Power: A Politician’s Son Lobbies to Let People on Parole Vote

California’s Vacation Industry Is Open for Business. Proceed With Caution.

Filling Trump Void, California Steps in to Protect Birds, Wetlands

This Week’s California Coronavirus Hospitalizations Are Approaching the Height of Pandemic

Not an Option: Governor Orders Statewide Mask Use Amid Scattered Pushback

State Health Department Makes Masks Mandatory; All Californians Will Now Be Required to Wear Facial Coverings in the Situations Where Humboldters are Supposed To

Counting the Dead: Nursing Home COVID Data a ‘Tangled Mess’

A Collision of Epidemics: Coronavirus Disrupts Addiction Treatment

Newsom: California Stabilizing Coronavirus, but Don’t Get Excited

‘Things Have Gotten Ugly’ — Pandemic Pushback Drives Health Directors to Quit

Judge to Newsom on Vote-By-Mail Strategy: Restrain Yourself

California’s No-Bid Contracts for Pandemic Supplies Reveal Collapsed Deals, Untested Vendors

Converting a Motel to Homeless Housing, Step by Step

Expect Hybrid Learning to Become Norm This Fall

‘Mutually Repugnant’: Gov. Newsom and Lawmakers Pursue Budget Compromise

Newsom Seeks Statewide Reform of Police Use of Force

California Posts Guidelines for Gyms, Bars, Hotels, Camps to Reopen as Soon as June 12

COVID and Kids: A New Inflammatory Syndrome Poses Safety Challenge for Schools, Day Care

Is Now the Time to Bring Back Affirmative Action in California?

Babies and Oil Don’t Mix: Wells Linked to Low Birthweight

Six Things: The Role of California’s National Guard in Protests

Newsom Empathizes With Protesters as Trump Threatens Military Intervention

California Schools Desperate for Guidance, Money as They Plan for Fall Reopening

May 2020

In Information Age, Many Californians Struggle to Stay Informed

Farmers Must Diversify in a Post-Pandemic World, Ag Experts Say

Trust Barriers Pose Challenge for Coronavirus Testing, Tracing Among Black and Latino Californians

Blind Spot: Lobbying Behind California Coronavirus Contracts Can Stay Secret

The Pandemic Hasn’t Killed California’s Big Housing Plans — but They Have Mutated

UCs Ditch the SAT and ACT — Set Out to Make a ‘Fairer’ Standardized Test

Pandemic Food Stamps Offer Up to $365 Per Child

Big Cuts Could Hit Little Californians: $1 Billion in Preschool and Child Care Dollars at Risk

Valid Assumptions or ‘Tacky Bluffs’ — the Econ Forecast Shaping Newsom’s Budget

State Eases Rules for Reopening Dine-In Restaurants, Stores

California Budget Yanks Back Medi-Cal Health Care Gains for Low-Income Residents

Schools Fear Prospect of Layoffs, Furloughs as State Budget Gets Slashed

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