Investigative Reports

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New report alleges work abuses by Apple’s Chinese suppliers

A statute passed by California lawmakers in 2010 to stem labor abuses abroad has been of meager help in policing

Women poised for modest gains in legislative races

Women make up more than half of California’s population, but only about one-fourth of the Legislature.  And in November, that’s

What initiatives are on the November ballot?

Voters have been warned for a while to be prepared for a seemingly never-ending series of ballot measures, and on

How much taxpayers lose in special elections

Henry T. Perea’s decision to vacate his Assembly seat early cost Fresno County a half-million dollars — enough to pay

Politics

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San Diego mayor offers suggestions for future of state GOP

SACRAMENTO – Even Republicans admit the state GOP is something of a rudderless ship these days. The party doesn’t control

New flare-ups in progressives’ summer of discontent

The California progressive movement’s summer of discontent continues, with anger still on display over the abrupt withdrawal of a single-payer

Democrats again outspend GOP in California primary races

  While maintaining a marked edge in legislative representation across the state, California Democrats notched a different but familiar distinction