The state's desperate pleas for firefighters overlooks the fact that institutional barriers are preventing thousands of formerly incarcerated women and people of color with firefighting experience from working as full-time professional firefighters.
How a massive outbreak at California's San Quentin State Prison spread to death row, killing a dozen condemned prisoners.
One Oregon official said the state is preparing for a "mass fatality event."
“We have never seen this amount of uncontained fire across our state,” Governor Kate Brown said on Thursday.
The bill would require judges to use discriminatory "risk assessment" tools to predict future criminality, with no possibility for appeal.
How can evacuees and fire crews be expected to social distance during this wildfire season?
Crises are colliding in California, which is experiencing raging wildfires exacerbated by climate change and limited firefighting ability due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reliance on prison labor.
As Lyft and Uber face a looming deadline to classify drivers as employees in California, Lyft has made good on its threat to suspend service in the state.
Uber's PR push reminds us that Uber's business model relies on mistreating its drivers, and now it's threatening to leave California 'for a while' if it has to make them employees.
Motherboard previously revealed the California DMV was making tens of millions of dollars a year by selling personal data.
Owners in Arizona and North Carolina are suing their governors over new closure orders due to coronavirus spikes, and California could be next.