CalFresh during the Pandemic Caroline Danielson October 21 2020 Enrollment in CalFresh, the state’s largest nutrition safety net program, has risen substantially during COVID-19. Still, many California households report not having enough food and lack a connection to the nutrition safety net.
How Water Justice Groups View Groundwater Sustainability Planning Caitrin Chappelle October 20 2020 Groundwater overdraft has caused domestic wells to go dry in the San Joaquin Valley. Environmental justice experts explain flaws in groundwater planning in light of this problem.
Rising Jail Populations Mean Rising COVID-19 Infections Heather Harris October 19 2020 Populations in California’s county jails are on the rebound, which could put people in jails and in surrounding communities at increased COVID-19 risk.
The Pandemic’s Effect on Community College Enrollment Jacob Jackson, Cesar Alesi Perez October 14 2020 As COVID-19 began to spread this past spring, course enrollment dropped substantially at California’s community colleges, especially among African American and Native American/Alaska Native students.
Video: A 2020 Election Preview Mary Severance October 13 2020 Politico’s Carla Marinucci moderates an expert panel of four other leading journalists – Perry Bacon Jr., Priya David Clemens, Tamara Keith, and Jennifer Medina – discussing the upcoming election and the political landscape in California and nationally.