At Least 36 Dead in Oakland Warehouse Party Fire
Late Friday night, a three alarm fire swept through an artist commune in an Oakland warehouse. The fire killed at least thirty six people. The inferno was unforgivingly destructive, and the space has been described as a labyrinth of art projects, making the area difficult to navigate.
State Lawmakers Expected to Introduce Bail Reform Legislation
Putting up money for bail in order to get out of jail before a court date is a longstanding practice, but it’s come under a lot of fire recently. Critics say it’s unfair because the rich get out while the poor stay locked up. Today, two California lawmakers are set to introduce legislation meant to overhaul the cash bail system.
Nearly a Third of State's Community College Students Face Housing Instability
Nearly a third of California's community college students are experiencing the threat of homelessness and housing instability. That's according to a new report out today from San Diego State University.