Clean Air Initiative In California Wants The Rich To PayA new ballot initiative is trying to push for cleaner air while preventing and suppressing wildfires in California – but who’s paying?
Coalition Pushes California To Provide Funding For Crime Prevention, Prisoner Re-Entry ProgramsPreventing criminals from returning to the streets -- that’s the goal of a dozen agencies, victims' rights advocates and lawmakers in California.
Deadly Sacramento Shooting Renews Gun Reform DebateThe deadly mass shooting in downtown Sacramento is reigniting calls for more gun control in California. The state already has some of the strictest restrictions, but gun rights advocates are blaming elected officials for not being tough on crime
Proposed Bonus Credits Would Double Recycling Refunds For CaliforniansA proposed plan could bring in an extra $100 million in bonus recycling credits and direct $155 million to expand mobile recycling and reverse vending machine locations for consumers to cash in their bottles and cans.
Getting Answers: Will Releasing Oil From Reserve Give Relief For CA Drivers?President Biden announced Thursday he wants to release a million barrels of oil per day from the nation’s reserve for six months. But will this bring relief at the pump to California drivers?
Report Finds California Has Fifth-Most Polluted Water In U.S.A new report is painting a dire picture of California's waterways. In fact, it shows the state has some of the highest levels of water pollution in the country.
Sacramento Renters, Landlords Oppose Possible Eviction Moratorium ExtensionThe clock is ticking for state lawmakers considering whether to extend eviction protections for renters who apply for a COVID-19 rent relief program.
California Gas Tax Bill Reworked Into Tax On SuppliersThere's a new twist and more controversy as California lawmakers debate the best way to bring down record-high gas prices.
California Task Force Votes Lineage Will Decide Eligibility For ReparationsThe first-in-the-nation panel has decided that eligibility for reparations will be based on lineage and not race. The panel voted compensation is to be limited to Black people who had descendants in the U.S. during the 19th century.
Andi Mudryk Appointed As First Openly Transgender Judge To Sacramento Superior CourtCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday appointed the first openly transgender judge to the Sacramento County Superior Court.
Getting Answers: How Would Forcing Oil Companies To Publicly Disclose Profits Help Consumers?A new bill in the legislature would require California oil refineries to report the price they pay for crude oil and the finished gasoline they sell.