You can't pass an apartment building or drive through a neighborhood here without hearing a story from Toni Atkins about what she calls the "foundation for every piece of our lives." The places we call home. Read more
Our running list of CA Fwd news coverage, alongside selected items on reform in California.
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As California moves through its fourth summer of drought, cutting back on water use means shorter showers, fuller dishwashers and drier lawns for most people living in urban areas. Read more
Because of Assembly Bill 109, also known as prison realignment, jails are not what they used to be. Jails in California are more dangerous and a greater challenge to manage than they were before AB 109. Read more
The final numbers are in: this year’s special elections in the East Bay’s 7th Senate District generated a whopping $12.1 million in campaign spending, state filings show. Read more
Capping years of scandal, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has agreed to federal oversight of its jail system in an effort to end abuse of inmates by sheriff's deputies and to improve chronically poor treatment of mentally ill inmates. Read more
California lawmakers in June introduced a bill to establish a statewide open data policy that would affect more than 200 state agencies. An analysis of the bill’s fiscal impact showed the policy would cost the state $4 million to $5 million annually. Read more