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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:


State water deliveries to surge — highest in 6 years

Growers and Southern California cities that get water from the state aqueduct will receive 30% of their requested allocations. That’s the most in January since 2017, after heavy rains fed the reservoirs.

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 1:14 pm
El Departamento de Justicia del Estado no ha investigado, ni siquiera registrado, todos los tiroteos policiales de personas posiblemente desarmadas

EN RESUMEN El Departamento de Justicia le dijo a CalMatters que no puede decir cuántos casos decidió no investigar durante los últimos 18 meses bajo una nueva ley estatal, cuyo objetivo es garantizar la supervisión estatal de los tiroteos policiales. Read this article in English. Una ley aprobada en 2020 obliga al Departamento de Justicia […]

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 5:40 am
Is California skipping investigations in deadly police shootings?

On Sunday, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man suspected of stabbing an elderly woman near a gas station in Altadena. Both the Sheriff’s homicide unit and its Internal Affairs Bureau reportedly launched investigations. On Wednesday, Attorney General Rob Bonta announced that the state Department of Justice launched its own probe, […]

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 5:00 am
¿Se marcharían realmente los ricos de California si se agrega un impuesto al patrimonio?

EN RESUMEN Las investigaciones hechas sobre los contribuyentes de California han demostrado que algunas de las personas con mayores ingresos abandonan el estado en respuesta a grandes aumentos de impuestos, sin embargo, los estudios varían en su estimación de cuántas personas realmente se van. Read this article in English. Los legisladores en estados azules como […]

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 5:35 am
California Toxics: Out of state, out of mind

A CalMatters investigation finds that environmentally stringent California sends nearly half its toxic waste across its borders, often to states with weaker rules. One of the biggest out-of-state dumpers: the state’s own hazardous waste watchdog.

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 5:30 am

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