Phil Willon

Los Angeles Times

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced another investigation this week that could set back the oil industry.

Gov. Newsom blocks new fracking, pending scientific review

Governor Gavin Newsom announced another investigation this week that could set back the oil industry.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

Highlights and analysis of the California gubernatorial debate

Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox met today in what’s likely to be their only debate before the November election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The San Bernardino City Council met last night to talk about financial problems and bankruptcy was on the agenda, but nobody expected what actually happened.

Are California Cities on the Ropes?

The San Bernardino City Council met last night to talk about financial problems and bankruptcy was on the agenda, but nobody expected what actually happened.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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A Netflix melodrama appears to understand what many of us don’t about California’s ‘urban-rural divide.’

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Sacramento has been siphoning authority from local California communities for decades.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

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The social ills at the root of the protests that have gripped the country over the past week are due in part to funding priorities in our cities and counties.

from Zócalo's Connecting California