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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:


Algunos californianos discapacitados se sienten abandonados por el estímulo Golden State de Newsom

El gobernador Gavin Newsom envió cheques de estímulo de Golden State de $600 a algunos californianos con discapacidades, pero pasó por alto a otros. Mientras la Legislatura negocia con Newsom sobre su propuesta para expandir el programa, los californianos que reciben el Seguro de Discapacidad del Seguro Social dicen que están hartos de que los pasen por alto durante la pandemia.

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 5:53 am
Some disabled Californians feel abandoned by Newsom’s Golden State Stimulus

Gov. Gavin Newsom sent $600 Golden State Stimulus checks to some Californians with disabilities, but passed over others. As the Legislature negotiates with Newsom over his proposal to expand the program, Californians who receive Social Security Disability Insurance say they’re fed up with being overlooked during the pandemic.

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 5:35 am
Equity depends on collecting data by ethnicity

The California Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund would provide resources to address inequities that existed before the pandemic and worsened in its wake.

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 5:25 am
Podcast: California’s tourism industry may take years to recover

Mike Hagerty joins the podcast to talk about California’s efforts to promote travel and tourism — the sector hit hardest during the pandemic. And CapRadio state government reporter Scott Rodd makes his debut as guest co-host on a Sacramento Brew Bike, a 15-person bicycle ride that tours downtown and midtown pubs, to hear how small […]

Wed, Jun 23, 2021 12:25 pm
Photo Essay: Graduation, At Last

From car caravans to stadium ceremonies with socially distanced seating, this year’s California college graduations were unlike any before, as campuses attempted to balance safety with celebration amid a still-simmering pandemic. In some cases, commencement plans were the result of hard-fought debates between students and administrators about how much in-person contact to allow. But as […]

Wed, Jun 23, 2021 5:30 am

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