newsom housingGov. Gavin Newsom has reached an agreement with Democratic legislative leaders on how to incentivize local governments to build more housing — with a carrot and a really big stick.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: Gov. Gavin Newsom, center, discusses the homeless problem facing California after a meeting with the mayors of some of the state's largest cities held at the Governor's office, Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo / via Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

 

be countedCalifornia leaders are reacting with cautious relief to Thursday's Supreme Court decision that – at least for the moment – blocks the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the U.S. census.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: Courtesy census.ca.gov)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Airport Shuttle 850x374The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approves the new rules mandating 13 major California airports upgrade shuttles to zero-emission vehicles.

Story by Randol White.

(Photo: Courtesy of San Francisco International Airport)

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