Gov. Newsom offered a confusing response this week on his plans to hire a homelessness czar. Two newspapers reported he’s dropped those plans. Then his spokesman told CapRadio that’s not necessarily the case.
Story by Chris Nichols.
PolitiFact California is tracking the governor’s campaign promises through their Newsom Meter project. For updates, visit PolitiFact.com/California.
(Photo: Verna Vasbinder prepares her new bunk in downtown San Diego's Temporary Bridge Shelter for the homeless in December 2017 as her dog, Lucy Lui, looks on - AP Photo/Gregory Bull/via Politifact.com)
For the first time scientists are discovering plastic the size of grains of rice on Lake Tahoe's beaches. Finding plastic in the ocean is a huge issue, but it's becoming increasingly more of a problem in places like Tahoe, according to UC Davis.
Story by Ezra David Romero.
Check out Capital Public Radio’s TahoeLand podcast all about how climate change is altering Tahoe. Subscribe at capradio.org/tahoeland
(Photo: Ezra David Romero/Capital Public Radio)
The California Legislature’s two fiscal committees churned through more than 650 bills Friday, clearing most for final debates but killing hundreds of others without on-the-record votes.
Story by Ben Adler.
(Photo: Andrew Nixon/CapRadio)