Election 2018: John Cox, Gavin Newsom Disagree About Almost Everything at Their Only Debate

The two men competing to be the next governor of California met for their first (and, alas, probably only) one-on-one stand-off.

Nonprofit 4C Council Accused of Financial Dysfunction, Leaving Low-Income Families in the Lurch

A taxpayer-funded Santa Clara County child care nonprofit faces allegations of unfair labor practices and mismanagement.

Initiative System Attracts Lunatics, Pranksters and Reform

A spate of far-fetched legislative proposals has sparked a serious discussion about reforming California’s initiative process, which lets any registered voter with $200 and the time of day to propose a ballot measure.