Could Devaluation of Yuan Dampen Real Estate Investment in California?
The sudden plunge in the value of Chinese currency could have implications here in California. But maybe not much, at least in the short term.
$240 Million Education Contract Illustrates State Lobbying Loopholes
The state handed out $12 billion of taxpayer money last year in government contracts. Who's working behind the scenes to influence how those kinds of contracts are awarded? It's not easy to find out. As part of our series, California Political Muscle, we took a look at one big contract, and a new effort to make the process more transparent.