Five Remarkably Candid Tips From Departing Gov. Brown

Don’t hold regular press conferences. Reward loyalty. If you’re a Californian with presidential aspirations, move to New York.

Redevelopment 2.0: State Sens. Jim Beall, Mike McGuire Push New Affordable Housing Bill

The two policymakers say their proposal will take an aggressive approach to California’s unprecedented affordable housing crisis.

How Silicon Valley’s Lila Rose Became the Face of Millennial Anti-Abortion Activism

Lila Rose became an anti-abortion activist after famously making hoaxy undercover videos in hopes of getting Planned Parenthood defunded.

Why Does PG&E Get to Decide When to Turn Off the Power?

Will lawmakers de-energize PG&E’s power to shut off the juice when the Red Flag warnings start flying again next year?

Tony Thurmond Becomes California’s New Superintendent of Public Schools—Now What?

Bay Area Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond declared victory Saturday as the state’s new superintendent of public instruction.

Jerry Brown Signed $1 Billion in Wildfire Prevention—and None of It Applies to This Year’s Fires

Many provisions of Senate Bill 901 have not yet taken effect, and even when they do, will impact the state gradually.

Councilman Raul Peralez Urges San Jose to Reaffirm Support for Unions in Wake of Janus Ruling

Raul Peralez is urging his colleagues to pass a resolution affirming the city’s support for its unions in the wake of Janus v. AFSCME.