Kaiser Nurses Strike Continues as Health Care Enrollment Period Nears
A two-day nurses strike continues today at Kaiser Permanente sites throughout Northern California. Thousands of nurses will be marching, as they did yesterday. The demonstrations fall just days before the next enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act.
ACLU Report Pushes for More Transparency in Police Surveillance Technology
Local law enforcement agencies rely on surveillance technology, like video cameras and license plate readers, in order to protect public safety. In a report out today, the ACLU of California describes what it sees as a lack of transparency and oversight in how these technologies are used.
Drought and Warm Temperatures Cause Unusual Spike in San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution
The San Joaquin Valley is seeing a spike in dangerously high levels of air pollution…unusual for this time of year. Air quality officials say the drought is partly to blame.