As forecasts tease California with rainstorms this week, the state’s reservoirs are already flush with water.
CalMatters Commentary – Interstate 10 is one of the country’s major coast-to-coast freeways and has iconic status in Southern California. A weekend fire not only damaged the freeway but once again made it the center of political attention.
A murky forecast, both near and far
Waste not, want not?
Scammers pulled off one of the biggest suspected frauds in U.S. history while laid-off workers scrambled to survive. A CalMatters investigation finds that the EDD missed red flags and failed to make long-promised changes before the pandemic — and that once the twin crises hit, the state and its top contractors kept making money but were slow to deliver relief.