Will Evans

Freelance Investigative Reporter, California Watch

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Freelance investigative reporter at California Watch, a project of the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting

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Walmart is increasingly using California's initiative system and budget woes to expand in the state, according to a new report from California Watch, a project of the Center for…

Walmart Uses Ballot Threats to Push New Stores

Walmart is increasingly using California's initiative system and budget woes to expand in the state, according to a new report from California Watch, a project of the Center for…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Oil giant BP is under heavy pressure from Washington to pay for the damage caused by the  Deepwater Horizon blowout .  At the same time, it’s collecting $308 million in stimulus money…

BP Gets Millions in Stimulus for California Power Plant

Oil giant BP is under heavy pressure from Washington to pay for the damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon blowout .  At the same time, it’s collecting $308 million in stimulus money…

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