CALMatters | Almanac Online |

CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

Here are the most recent stories reported by CALmatters' team of journalists:


La revisión para detectar experiencias infantiles adversas está aumentando, pero ¿están los pacientes recibiendo el tratamiento necesario?

EN RESUMEN Los médicos de Medi-Cal están evaluando a más pacientes por experiencias adversas en la infancia, pero no están obligados a informar si estos pacientes reciben terapia u otros servicios que puedan necesitar. Sin embargo, obtener esa ayuda es clave para prevenir condiciones crónicas de salud o de salud mental más adelante en la […]

Tue, Nov 29, 2022 5:36 am
UC, CSU campuses in the hot seat

California’s public university systems, often ranked among the best in the nation, symbolize the state’s opportunities — and can also serve as a microcosm of some of its most pervasive challenges, such as bridging economic and racial divides. Monday marked the start of the third week of strikes at all 10 University of California campuses, […]

Tue, Nov 29, 2022 5:00 am
Is Newsom’s presidential boomlet a bust?

Speculation that California Gov. Gavin Newsom was laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign was undermined by a report that Newsom had personally told President Joe Biden that he was not running.

Tue, Nov 29, 2022 12:01 am
Will California meet the moment on homelessness?

Politicians have made promises and voters have acted, but is California officialdom truly willing and able to confront the state's worst-in-the-nation homelessness crisis?

Sun, Nov 27, 2022 12:01 am
California election results near final form

Note: The newsletter will pause until Tuesday, Nov. 29 for the holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving! And then there was one. Just one California race for a U.S. House of Representatives seat remained too close to call as of Tuesday, two weeks after the Nov. 8 election: With about 335,000 unprocessed ballots left to count, Republican […]

Wed, Nov 23, 2022 5:00 am

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Almanac Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.