outage genRecent power shutoffs left millions of Californians without electricity for days. With state elections next year, counties aren’t wasting any time preparing their voting infrastructure in case of an outage.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: Generators in place in at businesses during a PG&E power shutoff in Nevada City Oct. 9, 2019 - Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0102 CAsupremecourt PThe California Supreme Court released its investigation into the leak of test question topics ahead of the state bar exam in July. The investigation found the cause to be human error.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: California Supreme Court - OmiB91 / Flickr / via Cap Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

women boardsA conservative legal group has filed a federal lawsuit to overturn California’s requirement that corporations place women on their boards of directors.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: In this May 16, 2019, file photo, State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, addresses the Senate in Sacramento, Calif. - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo)

 

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  • Nov 26, 2019

    ‘The California Price’: Why It Costs So Much To Build A Home In The Golden State

    Why does it cost so much to build a home in California? It’s more than just land, labor and materials. The development process itself, complete with…
  • Nov 21, 2019

    California Update for Friday, November 22, 2019

    The California Supreme Court says a new state law cannot force President Trump to submit his tax returns. And even though four of the seven justices…
  • Nov 15, 2019

    California Update for Monday, November 18, 2019

    Big Tech companies such as Apple and Facebook have pledged billions of dollars to ease California’s affordable housing crisis. How much of a…
  • Nov 11, 2019

    California Update for Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Cities that reject valid housing projects face a new threat: Third-party groups that can take them to court. A nonprofit affiliated with a realtors…
  • Nov 10, 2019

    California Update for Monday, November 11, 2019

    Backers of a California ballot measure to roll back Proposition 13 tax protections for commercial and industrial properties have started gathering…
  • Nov 05, 2019

    California Update for Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    A group of California mayors and public leaders want to buy out PG&E using $50 billion in bonds. Story by Scott Rodd. (Photo: Residences leveled by…
  • Nov 04, 2019

    California Update for Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    President Trump criticized California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s handling of the state’s wildfires this weekend, blaming them again on a lack of forest…
  • Oct 31, 2019

    California Update for Friday, November 1, 2019

    Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg called for a ‘Silicon Valley moment’ on housing in California, saying cities should work with private industry to…
  • Oct 30, 2019

    California Update for Thursday, October 31, 2019

    NCAA moves to allow student-athletes to profit from their name, image, and likeness. The issue had been simmering for a long time, but California…
  • Oct 29, 2019

    California Update for Wednesday, October 30, 2019

    “Gig economy” companies including Uber, Lyft and Doordash are proposing a November 2020 California ballot measure that gives their drivers new…

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