Roughly 1.6 million Californians are not getting help from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, even though they are eligible.
John Kabateck of the National Federation of Independent Business speaks to Comstock’s about tax issues affecting business in California and his organization’s position on Assembly Bill 5.
Energy microgrids, which can power businesses, neighborhoods or even cities, are having a moment. They’re touted as alternative ways to keep the lights on when California’s big utility companies shut power to avert wildfires.
Metro EDGE’s sixth annual Emerge Summit was held at the Crest Theater in downtown Sacramento on Sept. 19. More than 600 young professionals from across Northern California attended the daylong event, which included speeches; breakout sessions on leadership, professional development, and personal growth; and networking opportunities.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s lambasting of PG&E as California reels from wildfires and mass blackouts reflects his roots in San Francisco — and a public perception that’s built up over the last half century.
Volunteers share their stories of bravery, resilience and trauma in the face of a growing wildfire threat in Northern California.
Built by the U.S. Air Force in 1986 for $20 million, the McClellan Nuclear Research Center is now owned and operated by UC Davis. Inside, scientists conduct high-tech experiments that affect the future of space exploration.
California might be enjoying a historic economic expansion, but at least 18 cities are currently at high risk of fiscal distress if a recession hits, according to a state auditor’s report.
“Are they better than the utilities in the north? Yeah, probably. But does that mean that they are the gold standard? Absolutely not.”
Part of the reason California rents are so astronomical — the state now has five of the top 10 priciest rental markets in the country, according to real estate data firm Zumper — is because it’s really expensive to build new apartments here.