Newsom Elected Governor. Expect Continued Battles with Trump.

LOS ANGELES — Democrat Gavin Newsom was elected California governor Tuesday and used his victory speech to punch at President Donald Trump and extoll California as a beacon for all Americans who oppose "agents of anger." Newsom's victory ensures one opponen...

Face-Off for Governor: Gavin Newsom vs. John Cox

Republican John Cox and Democrat Gavin Newsom, the candidates for California governor, begin by talking to CALmatters' reporters and editors about how they'd run the Golden State differently from the current officeholder, Gov. Jerry Brown. Other Covered Topic...

Here’s Why Rent Control Measure Would Worsen Housing Crisis

California’s housing crisis has gotten the attention of the media, but it is often discussed as an issue that primarily impacts coastal communities. Despite the focus on the Bay Area and Los Angeles, parts of the Central Valley are feeling the housing pinch as...

Resistance Finally Fading to Career Technical Education

Thirty years ago, vocational ed programs were struggling to attract students and political support. They were stigmatized as "throwaway" classes. Many educators and parents said that college preparatory classes would better prepare students for college and car...