cars 50 anThe Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s decades-old ability to set its own auto emissions standards Thursday, setting up a legal battle that could affect greenhouse gas emissions for vehicles produced nationwide.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: Cars drive on Highway 50 in Sacramento - Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)







ap 19261666703954 efa0820bc4814ad7d914d42ab3a2d87f72c4521fAB-5 is best known for how it could affect the gig economy, as drivers for Uber and Lyft will no longer be classified as independent contractors — but it touches several other industries, including truck drivers, health aids, and janitors.

Story by Randol White.

(Photo: Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, speaks at an August 28 rally in Sacramento, Calif., calling for passage of AB5 to limit when companies can label workers as independent contractors - Rich Pedroncelli / AP)






janet napolitano portrait smUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano - who in 2013 became the first woman to lead the 10-campus system - announced today she plans to step down next August.

Story by Steve Milne.

(Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano - Elena Zhukova/University of California)


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