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Will California’s wildfire prevention efforts be enough?

Will California’s wildfire prevention efforts be enough?

California is facing a drought again. Governor Gavin Newsom prepared for wildfire season by signing a deal to set aside $536 million for prevention efforts, including forest health maintenance and fuel breaks. CalMatters’ Emily Hoeven helps review...

Need help with a down payment? California Democrats want the state to chip in for homebuyers

Need help with a down payment? California Democrats want the state to chip in for homebuyers

California could get in the business of helping first-time home buyers make down payments under a new proposal that aims to lower barriers to ownership in an era of sky-high housing costs. A coalition of seven Democratic senators formally announced the “California Dream for All” program last week as part of a larger budget proposal they want Gov. Gavin Newsom to consider.

From Resistance to Renewal: Building An Economy Based Belonging

From Resistance to Renewal: Building An Economy Based Belonging

Our economic rules are generally based on the notion that self-interest and competition are natural human impulses, with conservatives suggesting that markets will channel those forces into equilibrium and others arguing to constrain individual and...