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Firefighters cross scorched terrain in the Padres National Forest. (Photo: Joseph Sohm)
Some were bank robbers, car thieves and burglars. Now they are on the front lines in the scary and dangerous job of saving California from raging wildfires. There are about 3,900 of them, all state prison inmate volunteers from 44 fire camps spread across California.
A worker spreads warning tape at a home being cleansed of lead paint. (Photo: D_Townsend, via Shutterstock)
OPINION: The right of citizens to propose laws by ballot initiative is one of California’s great checks and balances. Often viewed as a last resort to express the will of the voters (see: Proposition 13), it can also be incorporated into the legislative process. At the end of June, the Legislature faced nine proposed initiatives that would likely qualify for a vote in November.
Counties that completely flipped from red to blue include many suburban and inland counties, with significant changes among populous Los Angeles suburban counties, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Riverside and Ventura.
The Way, Way Back Co-Written and Co-Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash In an unfortunate twist of fate, and after weeks of cardboard cutouts and posters in local multiplexes, “The Way, Way Back” is finally opening in Sacramento on such a crowded weekend for new releases that it seems to have fallen from most
Steps taken to upgrade the state controller’s payroll computer system have stumbled in recent months.
The need to revamp critical technology is common throughout government, but making it happen for the controller’s office has been especially difficult. Authorities are grappling with decades-old technology as they have struggled to make a transition toward a new