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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:

Four strategies for managing California’s crucial watershed

California is not doing a good job of tracking changes to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and its watershed. That’s making it even tougher to manage the water that is available for the benefit of the state’s communities, economy and environment.

Tue, May 17, 2022 5:25 am
CA’s progressive laws take a tumble in the courts

CalMatters is dedicated to explaining how state government impacts our lives. Your support helps us produce journalism that makes a difference. Donate now. Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, May 17. Gender diversity law struck down As California pushes the envelope with progressive, first-in-the-nation policies, the courts are pushing back. The latest casualty: a controversial law requiring all […]

Tue, May 17, 2022 5:00 am
Newsom hops on inflation and abortion issues

The two hottest political issues this year are inflation and abortion and California Gov. Gavin Newsom highlighted his response to both while unveiling a revised state budget.

Mon, May 16, 2022 6:51 am

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2022 guide to summer camps

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