Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed the largest expansion of California’s college financial aid system in a generation in the week's most obscure moment — during the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants’ first playoff game Friday night.
In announcing the Tesla headquarters move at the company’s annual shareholder meeting at the site of a new Tesla building near Austin, CEO Elon Musk said he will expand Tesla production at the Fremont factory.
Gov. Newsom and legislators had hoped to lengthen the school year in 2021-22, which they saw as critical to meet the extra emotional needs of students, particularly low-income, foster and homeless children caused by the pandemic.
Fresh from beating back a recall, the governor signed a package of bills to address the California housing crisis. But what do these new laws mean for housing affordability in a state where median home prices have already shot past $800,000?
Limited online accessibility remains a critical barrier in discouraging California renters from applying for funds to ease pandemic-induced financial losses, despite promises of increased economic relief.
The new vaccination requirements are part of the state's push to get more people vaccinated as a wave of new cases, spurred by the ultra-contagious delta variant and cases among unvaccinated people, threatens to halt the state's progress in mitigating the virus' spread.
California would be the first state to adopt a state-funded guaranteed income program, funding pilot projects that would guarantee some people, especially foster youth and pregnant women, an income floor. Santa Clara County’s pilot program provides $1,000 a month to 72 foster youth.