gavinnewsom2pCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom is taking steps toward making single-payer healthcare a reality in the state.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Governor Gavin Newsom - Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

050819schoolclassroomfile pCalifornia voters will decide in March whether to approve a $15 billion dollar bond measure to repair schools and colleges. The so-called ‘New Proposition 13,’ has nothing to do with the historic property tax measure of the same number.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: FILE - In this June 12, 2013 file photo second-grade teacher Vickie Boudouris goes over a an English work sheet with her students at the Cordova Villa Elementary School, in Rancho Cordova - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo)

 

 

ap 19199808chlor crThursday was the last day for the sale of most forms of a chemical linked to serious health effects in kids like disruption of brain development.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: California is banning a pesticide often used by growers of grapes, citrus, almonds and other crops. Sales of chlorpyrifos is outlawed in the state as of Feb. 6 - Eric Risberg / AP)

 

 

 

 

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  • Jan 28, 2020

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    Widely shared social media posts claim Californians will be asked to ‘eliminate Prop 13’ on the November ballot. PolitiFact California found the…
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    The Trump administration announced Thursday it's replacing Obama-era water protections with weaker regulations. Story by Ezra David Romero. (Photo:…
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    Uber is testing a new feature that allows some California drivers to set their own fares. It’s a reaction to a new state law that threatens to…
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    Overall school attendance has dropped every year since 2013--and is expected to continue. Support staff for teachers has sharply increased, and the…
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