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Guillermo's Story: An Attempted-Murder Victim Talks About the Frustrations and Fears Inflicted By Our Slow Legal System

Guillermo's Story: An Attempted-Murder Victim Talks About the Frustrations and Fears Inflicted By Our Slow Legal System

Jan 17, 2019 14:00  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Riverside County Deputy District Attorney Jason Stone, in a calm, subdued tone, asked Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Day: “Were you working on Sept. 16, 2017?”

“Yes,” Day replied.

Deputy Day wa...

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Investing and Paying Down Debt: The Newsom Administration Decides What to Do With an Expected Record Surplus

Investing and Paying Down Debt: The Newsom Administration Decides What to Do With an Expected Record Surplus

Jan 16, 2019 19:00  |  Judy Lin, CALmatters

What would you do with a $21.4 billion windfall?

That’s essentially the question California is confronting amid record surplus projections during Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first year in office.

On one hand, t...

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Cannabis in the CV: Local Experts Predict Pains and Lots of Gains for the Industry in 2019

Cannabis in the CV: Local Experts Predict Pains and Lots of Gains for the Industry in 2019

Jan 16, 2019 17:20  |  Robin Goins

The California cannabis industry is now in its second year of legalization—and excitement within the industry is building. Experts in the Coachella Valley have been diligently preparing their forecast...

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Bargaining as Medicine? Gov. Gavin Newsom Directs the State to Negotiate Prescription Prices With Drug-Makers

Bargaining as Medicine? Gov. Gavin Newsom Directs the State to Negotiate Prescription Prices With Drug-Makers

Jan 10, 2019 16:05  |  Elizabeth Aguilera, CALmatters

In one of his first official actions, Gov. Gavin Newsom has directed state agencies, including the one that oversees Medi-Cal, to negotiate as a block to demand prescription drug-makers lower their pric...

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The New 'Lite Guv': Eleni Kounalakis Is the First Woman to Ever Serve as California's Lieutenant Governor

The New 'Lite Guv': Eleni Kounalakis Is the First Woman to Ever Serve as California's Lieutenant Governor

Jan 09, 2019 18:00  |  Dan Morain, CALmatters

You’d never know Eleni Kounalakis was taking an oath of office for an afterthought of a job that has been occupied by men who generally become answers to political trivia questions.

As U.S. House Speak...

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Snapshot: The Best of Coachella Valley 2018-2019 Awards Show and Party, Dec. 12, Copa Nightclub (Updated With Video)

Snapshot: The Best of Coachella Valley 2018-2019 Awards Show and Party, Dec. 12, Copa Nightclub (Updated With Video)

Jan 03, 2019 14:31  |  Jimmy Boegle

More than 80 people came to the Copa Nightclub on Wednesday, Dec. 12, with one goal: to celebrate the people, businesses and organizations that make the Coachella Valley a fantastic place to call home...

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Defending 'Obamacare': California Leaps to Defend the Affordable Care Act Against Red States

Defending 'Obamacare': California Leaps to Defend the Affordable Care Act Against Red States

Jan 03, 2019 14:30  |  Ben Christopher and Elizabeth Aguilera, CALmatters

California is once again defending the Affordable Care Act, leading a coalition of Democratic states against a small army of Republican lawmakers seeking to undo the Obama administration’s signature h...

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Filling the Valley's Health-Coverage Gaps: Desert AIDS Project Is Now Offering Care to Everyone, Regardless of HIV Status—but the Organization Needs Your Help (Sponsored Content)

Filling the Valley's Health-Coverage Gaps: Desert AIDS Project Is Now Offering Care to Everyone, Regardless of HIV Status—but the Organization Needs Your Help (Sponsored Content)

Jan 02, 2019 13:20  |  J. Allen

Desert AIDS Project has started construction on the largest expansion since it moved into its current campus in 1998—a $20 million project, slated for completion in 2020, that will more than double th...

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