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CalWatchdog is an independent, Sacramento-based journalism venture providing original investigative reports and news stories covering California state government. We’re focused on reporting on the state Capitol, state agencies and on significant government-related stories from across California that are of statewide importance.

CalWatchdog is part of a new wave of web-based reporting designed to improve oversight of government.  As “your eyes on California government,” we are constantly seeking input and news tips from our readers. We seek to cover those news stories that other news outlets are not providing. Our stories are published on the CalWatchdog website and distributed to traditional media outlets.

CalWatchdog adheres to traditional journalistic standards and focuses on improving government transparency.

CalWatchdog is a non-profit and non-partisan organization. We are a 501(c)(3) exempt organization. To offer your support, we greatly welcome donations.