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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.)

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Podcast: Why California’s housing market isn’t tanking

Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Pod · Why the housing market isn’t tanking, with Zillow’s Skylar Olsen Please subscribe to the Gimme Shelter podcast on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, Google Play, Spotify or Overcast. It’s the worst economy since the Great Depression. Nearly 1 in every 6 California workers is out of a job, and those lucky […]

Mon, Jul 6, 2020 1:52 pm
With California schools opening soon, kids lack needed tech to learn remotely

Betty Hunter and her rising eighth grader had a challenging spring of distance learning. On one hand, Hunter felt “blessed” that her son, Angel, received at least some form of live instruction each day from his teachers at the Mary L. Booker Leadership Academy, the San Francisco charter school he attended this spring. Educators also […]

Mon, Jul 6, 2020 12:00 pm

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