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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:

Migrants to California released on San Diego streets

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote today on a request for another $3 million in funding for a welcome center that has helped as many as 800 migrants a day reach their final desired destinations. As Justo Robles, Alejandra Reyes-Velarde and Wendy Fry from CalMatters’ California Divide team explain, from […]

Tue, Dec 5, 2023 6:00 am
EDD changes unemployment contractor after scams

From CalMatters investigative reporter Lauren Hepler: California has a new unemployment and disability payment contractor after the state’s multi-billion-dollar pandemic fraud panic. The Employment Development Department hopes it will be the end of an era of brazen scams, which wreaked havoc for laid-off workers and fueled police busts involving stacks of ill-gotten debit cards issued […]

Mon, Dec 4, 2023 6:00 am

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