Should Google or Your Taxes Help Pay for Local News?

Whose job it is to revive local journalism in California? Our state’s elites have a clear, if dubious answer: themselves. Opinion Joe Mathews Philanthropists and foundations have invested in news nonprofits, like the Voice of San Diego. An...

‘My Children Can’t Buy a House in California Anymore’

This is the third of six columns from Joe Mathews in a series about California housing, struggles, and dreams. (GV Wire Illustration/Alexis DeSha) California is famously a home for abrupt shifts and sudden transformations in culture, lifestyle, and technol...