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CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

Here are the most recent stories reported by CALmatters' team of journalists:

California celebrates diversity, but also confronts hate

In some ways, there are two Californias.  Depending on your values and political views, the state is either a bastion of diversity and inclusion, or a treacherous place for minorities and marginalized groups. On one side, many in California embrace its diversity with open arms. Today, advocates and lawmakers will kick off the Transgender Week […]

Mon, Mar 27, 2023 5:00 am
California rescinde su objetivo del 15% de conservación de agua a medida que se acerca otra tormenta

EN RESUMEN California finalizó su objetivo estatal voluntario, lo que provocó la preocupación de los expertos de que muchos suministros de agua siguen agotados. Otras medidas de sequía siguen vigentes. Read this article in English. Con la Sierra Nevada cubierta de nieve, grandes extensiones del Valle Central bajo el agua y muchos californianos cansados ​​de […]

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 5:33 am
Can a suicide hotline help California’s Native Americans?

From 2018 to 2021, 109 Native Americans took their own lives in California. Can the new national hotline help save some lives? This week in Sacramento, Assemblymember James Ramos, a member of the Serrano/Cahuilla tribe who is the first Native American to be elected to the state Assembly, partnered with Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services […]

Fri, Mar 24, 2023 5:00 am

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