One-In-Five California Community College Students May Experience Homelessness. A New Law Could Help.
March 14, 2019
A new survey found that 19 percent of community college students in California have faced homelessness in the past year. One lawmaker wants to make it legal for students to sleep in their cars on campuses.
February 11, 2019
On the campaign trail, Gavin Newsom promised a "Marshall Plan" to confront California's affordable housing crisis. Newsom made clear progress on this in his January budget.
December 20, 2018
Is it legal to smoke marijuana at your home despite complaints from neighbors about the drifting smoke?
November 7, 2018
Tuesday saw a surge of women candidates winning elected office across the country. But the trend didn’t extend to California’s 4th District congressional race.
October 30, 2018
Democratic State Sen. Ricardo Lara claimed in a full page newspaper ad that his opponent for state Insurance Commissioner, Steve Poizner, "pledged to block immigrant children from ever getting MediCal health insurance." We rated that claim half true.
October 25, 2018
Supporters say requiring paramedics and ambulance employees with private companies to remain on call during breaks helps with emergency readiness. Opponents say the measure is a way for companies to avoid paying legal costs.
September 28, 2018
Assembly Bill 2385 urges publishers to post online detailed descriptions of changes to new textbook editions.
September 11, 2018
Experts say a number of factors stop young people from voting, including relocation and lack of connection to candidates and ballot measures.
August 9, 2018
In the spirit of Capital Public Radio's new podcast, YosemiteLand, PolitiFact California dug up some eye-opening facts about Yosemite National Park, its history, its wilfires, visitors and the animals that call it home.
August 3, 2018
California's cost to fight wildfires has spiked dramatically in recent years, jumping from about $200 million five years ago to more than $770 million last year. PolitiFact California examined these cost increases.