Matthew Yi

Capitol Bureau Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

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Robert Reich, former President Clinton's Secretary of Labor, says "states are actively erasing half of the federal stimulus" by reducing services.

Governor's Budget Plan Threatens Stimulus Funds

Robert Reich, former President Clinton's Secretary of Labor, says "states are actively erasing half of the federal stimulus" by reducing services.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Yesterday, the Democrats who lead the state Assembly and Senate said they'd given up on budget negotiations with Governor Schwarzenegger.

Governor Gives His Side of the Story on the Budget Stand-off

Yesterday, the Democrats who lead the state Assembly and Senate said they'd given up on budget negotiations with Governor Schwarzenegger.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Department of Motor Vehicles has cut waiting times in half by hiring part-time workers. Today, Governor Schwarzenegger  ordered those workers laid off .

Schwarzenegger Drops State Employee Pay, Fires 22,000 Temps

The Department of Motor Vehicles has cut waiting times in half by hiring part-time workers. Today, Governor Schwarzenegger ordered those workers laid off .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

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from Left, Right & Center

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

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California’s healthcare system wouldn’t function without the contributions of people born abroad.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Starting October 29, LAX won’t allow curbside pickup from companies like Uber and Lyft.

from Greater LA

PG&E says it may cut power in Northern California starting Wednesday due to fire risks.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand