#California

  • Article: California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants
    Environment

    California Is the First State to Stop Offering Plastic Straws in Restaurants

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2018

    The ban goes into effect in January 2019. Read more

  • Article: California Vows to Have 100% Renewable Energy by 2045
    Environment

    California Vows to Have 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2018

    The Golden State is the fifth largest economy in the world. Read more

  • Article: Climate Protesters Created Largest Street Mural Ever, Thanks to Some Fearless Grandmas
    Environment

    Climate Protesters Created Largest Street Mural Ever, Thanks to Some Fearless Grandmas

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 11, 2018

    The murals span five city blocks. Read more

  • Article: California Pushes Forward Bill That Would Require All Corporate Boards to Include Women
    Girls & Women

    California Pushes Forward Bill That Would Require All Corporate Boards to Include Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 31, 2018

    It’s a first for the US. Read more

  • Article: California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2018

    The bill replaces one unjust system with another, advocates argue. Read more

  • Article: These Photos Show the Terrifying Scale of California's Largest-Ever Wildfire
    Environment

    These Photos Show the Terrifying Scale of California's Largest-Ever Wildfire

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 7, 2018

    The Mendocino Complex Fire is raging right now. The second-largest came just last year. Read more

  • Article: Postal Worker Reunited With Teen He Saved From Sex Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Postal Worker Reunited With Teen He Saved From Sex Trafficking

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 6, 2018

    The story brings attention to the problem of sex trafficking in the US. Read more

  • Article: Disneyland Raises Minimum Wage to $15 in Big Win for Workers
    Citizenship

    Disneyland Raises Minimum Wage to $15 in Big Win for Workers

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 30, 2018

    The settlement will affect 30,000 employees. Read more