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The California Report’s Governing California, which explores how to repair what many consider to be a broken government, has produced a new series that focuses on juvenile justice. Governor Jerry Brown has talked a lot about “moving government closer to the people.” In government-speak, that’s called realignment, or pushing services from the state to the […]
And more news out of Berkeley today, with two separate gun incidents at Berkeley High School. According to Berkeleyside, in the first case, a gun was fired through the wall of a portable bathrooms. Later in the day, a student was found with a gun in his backpack. Principal Pasquale Scuderi said at a news […]
Our reporter Peter Jon Shuler was on scene at Pacific Steel in Berkeley Tuesday, where he says protests briefly flared and turned violent. Hundreds of workers picketed the plant today. They went on strike yesterday over having to pay more of their health benefits, which they say amounts to about a 10 percent pay cut. […]
UPDATE: PG&E restored power to almost 25,000 residents so far. They’re still working on getting the lights on for the last 3,000 folks. Here’s the latest from PG&E: Power has been restored to all but 3,000 customers. Our crew is working as quickly and safely as possible to restore power to the remaining 3,000 customers. […]
All roads into Yosemite National Park remain closed today, as crews work to dig out from a massive winter storm. Almost four feet of snow fell within the park, bringing down power lines and trees. Power remains out in the park. No word yet on when the park will reopen.