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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:

Dream Big, Live Small: Why The Van Life Is Taking Hold in California

A growing enclave of millennials is choosing van life as an alternative to a 9-to-5 job and a mortgage. These young professionals —artists, web developers, accountants—want the freedom to explore without the pressure of punching time cards and keeping busy social schedules. 

Sun, Jul 14, 2019 12:58 pm
Introducing a new look for CalMatters

What's behind the new logo and new look at CalMatters? Updated tools, a larger staff and a renewed commitment to serving the 40 million people of our state. 

Tue, Jul 9, 2019 8:13 am

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Nominations due by Sept. 16

Pleasanton Weekly and are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

Nomination form