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Ben Christopher / CalMatters

What California Knows About Kamala Harris

August 18, 2019

What most Americans are still just beginning to learn about California’s junior senator, we’ve seen it here for decades. Here are eight ways that California shaped Kamala Harris and that Harris has shaped California.

Natalie Kostelni


Business Journal: Discount Stores Coming To Sacramento; Economic Forecast; Rent Control Measure Passes

August 16, 2019 | Steve Milne

Philadelphia-based discount retail chain Five Below is entering the Sacramento area with its first store. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has the story, and more business news.

State Government

Proposition 13 Battle Gets New Momentum For November 2020 Ballot

August 15, 2019 | Ben Adler

One of the most expensive political fights in California history could be headed for the November 2020 ballot: a property tax increase that could raise $10 billion a year for schools, community colleges and local governments.

Sammy Caiola / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Sacramento Group Works To Make Dance More Accessible For People With Autism

August 15, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

Capital Dance Project, an offshoot of the Sacramento Ballet, is hosting a special performance this Sunday for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Nick Miler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Annual Softball Game For California Lawmakers Showcases Bipartisanship — As Republicans Struggle to Field Team

August 15, 2019 | Scott Rodd

Instead of Democrats versus Republicans, like in previous years, the two teams were a mix of party affiliations.

Katie Senft / UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

TahoeLand | Episode 2

The Shrimp Problem

August 15, 2019

Invasive shrimp are threatening Lake Tahoe’s iconic clarity. But removing them might keep Tahoe blue — and it also could be a solution for other communities grappling with climate change.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

State Government

Could California Efforts To Maintain Obama-era Environmental Rules, Enact Rent Caps Succeed This Year? State Senate Leader Is Optimistic.

August 15, 2019 | Ben Adler

California Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins spoke with CapRadio about her proposal to put Obama-era environmental rules into state law, plus the possibility of action at the Capitol on tenant protections and new rules for gig economy workers.

Richard Vogel / AP Images

State Government

California Senate Leader: ‘Gig Economy’ Deal Likely Won’t Be Included In ‘Dynamex’ Bill Expected To Pass This Year

August 14, 2019 | Ben Adler

Sen. Toni Atkins says she expects the Legislature’s efforts to “strike a balance” between companies and labor unions on whether gig economy workers should be classified as employees will continue beyond when lawmakers adjourn next month.

Farida Jhabvala Romero / KQED

California Dream

Do You Speak Mam? Growth of Oakland’s Guatemalan Community Sparks Interest In Indigenous Language

August 14, 2019

Immigrants and asylum seekers that come to the U.S. often head to places where they know people. And in Oakland, there’s a growing community from rural Guatemala that speaks an indigenous language called Mam.

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