Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: Sacramento

Big Telecom giveaway bills head for state Assembly votes

Plus: Measure to limit CEQA appeals goes before supes and a rally to limit supportive housing rents. That's The Agenda for May 17-23

Beyond roads and bridges: Experts push to consider nature as essential ‘infrastructure’

In a land of drought and pollution, can environmental harmony be built into Build Back Better?

State Legislature moving to give telecom companies immense power

Bills would block any local control over placement of cell towers and antennas -- and it's passing with almost no opposition.

Gig workers aren’t getting the healthcare they were promised

Survey shows that most rideshare and delivery drivers are unable to access the benefits under Prop. 22

San Jose emo trio Damper gets ‘Existential’ on new split EP

Rock chops and spiky self-awareness come through in songs like 'Showed Up Too Late For The Emo Revival'

Preston wants details on the future of the City Hall scandal investigations

Supervisor wants to know how Herrera's move to the PUC will affect the city attorney's ongoing corruption probe.

AAA insurance agents in California are seeking to unionize

Complaints about pay and working conditions drive effort to form a union among giant nonprofit's insurance employees.

Facebook’s housing echo chamber

Zuckerberg money funds news outlets that repeat Zuckerberg group's supply-side position on the housing crisis.

COVID outbreaks continue in workplaces in California

The pandemic is far from over -- particularly for workers in vulnerable occupations.

Puff: Spark up a safe and comfy 420 celebration

No big party in the park this year, but plenty to do—and enjoy—in our annual guide to the stoner holiday.