Shootings at Atlanta-area massage parlors killed several women of Asian descent, raising fears that the victims were targeted because of their race. TOP STORIES A Tragedy in Atlanta Eight people, including several women of Asian descent, were shot to death at a string of Atlanta-area massage parlors, raising fear across […]

Experts say the improving COVID-19 picture in California now is traceable in part to tough measures taken two months ago. TOP STORIES The Success of Stay-at-Home Despite heated opposition and vows of resistance from some restaurant owners and elected officials, there is increasing evidence that California’s latest stay-at-home order, including […]

California’s unemployment agency was not prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, a state audit confirmed this week. Here’s why. TOP STORIES An Unemployed Worker’s Nightmare It’s been nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began to knock the economy for a loop. Yet California’s unemployment benefits system remains mired in dysfunction. […]

President-elect Joe Biden has laid out a proposal to address the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating economic fallout. TOP STORIES Biden’s ‘Rescue’ Plan President-elect Joe Biden has proposed a $1.9-trillion plan to combat the nation’s economic and public health emergencies. In a speech to the nation Thursday night, Biden called […]

All eyes will turn Tuesday night to first lady Melania Trump as she headlines the second night of the Republican National Convention. The speech falls on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment that granted 26 million women the right to vote, though electoral equality came decades […]