.Jeanne Kuang

Apr 3, 2024

Raises Arrive for Some Fast Food Workers

Say someone works at a fast food restaurant or coffee shop that bears the name of a national chain. Under California law, they’re entitled...
Jan 22, 2024

Camp Court: Supreme Court to hear homeless encampments case

The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on whether cities can legally ban or limit unhoused people camping in public spaces—a case that could...
Dec 26, 2023

Pandemic aid ends as food prices soar

Food insecurity in California ticked upward over the past year, bringing the share of hardship back up to levels early in the Covid-19 pandemic,...
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Jul 10, 2023

Wage War: State budget reboots labor commission

Folded into California’s $310 billion budget agreement is a relatively small line item: $3 million to resurrect an obscure old state commission that once...