California wage earners welcoming a new child to the family or caring for a seriously ill relative this year can expect increased support from the state’s Paid Family Leave Program.
Hundreds of women descended upon downtown Bakersfield Saturday, marching, chanting and sharing inspirational stories of female empowerment during Kern County’s first Women’s March.
The main goal of the Into Action Social Justice was to encourage people to act and prepare folks to leave the event ready to commit to a social justice cause.
Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence. The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.
Locally and statewide, these new laws affect hourly workers, the prohibition on marijuana, and various fees and penalties.
While California leads the country in implementing environmental policy — innovating the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions through cap-and-trade — local air districts have as a result lost power over regulating greenhouse gases. Bay Area regulators have instead turned their attention to the immediate health impacts of toxic pollution.
Two of Richmond’s most popular politicians have their sights set on the California State Capitol. Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles is running for California Assembly and former councilmember Gayle McLaughlin is running for Lieutenant Governor. But can these two progressive candidates win outside of Richmond?
The Imagine Justice concert brought the fight to end mass incarceration straight to the State Capitol’s front door.
As a teen, Tim Zaal joined the ranks of neo-Nazi skinheads. Today he volunteers with the LA Museum of Tolerance, something he says is a way to atone for his past.
The California Values Act (SB 54) being proposed in California would be a game changer for undocumented immigrants like me.