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The desperate hour

Hundreds arrive at Capitol demanding lawmakers prevent eviction nightmare Fearing that California’s powerful real estate and banking lobbies will stop lawmakers from taking action to…

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Equality for the disabled

Essay: The Americans with Disabilities Act is a milestone, but three bills would build on its foundation By Franklin Elieh Sunday marks the 30th anniversary…


Not too old to learn

Essay: Governor’s proposal to limit age of charter school students closes a door to those in need By Jerry Yamashita Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently released…


Data collection

California isn’t asking about the sexual orientation of COVID-19 patients. Legislators and LGBTQ advocates want that to change. In a deadly pandemic, complete data is…



Essay: A powerful sisterhood

Women in the Legislature are leading the way to help California families By Toni G. Atkins Former President Barack Obama said something in December that…