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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:


A deal lets 5 counties off the hook

Five California counties got a huge windfall from miscalculating how local property taxes are divvied up with schools. Under a legislative deal, they will keep most of the extra money.

Mon, Jul 6, 2020 12:01 am
Newsom now owns the COVID-19 pandemic

California Gov.Gavin now owns the state's version of the COVID-19 pandemic. How he handles it will define his governorship.

Sun, Jul 5, 2020 12:01 am

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