California

Essay: Empowering women

Women of color and transgender Californians are underrepresented in government By Surina Khan The importance of the 2020 presidential election cannot be overstated. The decisions…



Editor’s note: Driving while high

How will California spot stoned motorists? Two years into legal recreational cannabis in California, the headlines keep coming about this problem or that: vaping deaths,…



Essay: When I’m 64

Older adults have much to offer if they’re not stigmatized By Patty Wait The number of older adults is increasing, and it can be great!…


Essay: Not backing down

Planned Parenthood vows to protect reproductive freedom By Jodi Hicks It is hard to believe that as I begin my tenure leading Planned Parenthood Affiliates…


Fire season

Suburban residents need to be ready for wildfires, too My trees are touching and it’s making me nervous. The more I learn about wildfires—how they…


Editor’s note: The campaign sprint

California’s March 3 presidential primary accelerates local races A year from now—Nov. 3, 2020—America will be electing the next president. But first things first. Democrats…