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Fight Over George Gascón's LA Criminal Justice Reforms Speaks to Larger National Debate

Newsom, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal Encouraging Schools to Reopen

As California's Rich Get Richer, State Expects $10.5 Billion Surplus Despite Slow Economy

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package Without Minimum Wage Hike

SF Mayor Breed Unveils Plan for Reinvesting $120 Million From Police Into Black Communities

SFUSD Isn’t Alone: Escalating Pressures Facing Lawmakers in School Reopening Debate Across Bay Area

Becerra Says Pandemic Comes First, Pledges to Expand Health Coverage in First Confirmation Hearing

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Gov. Newsom Signs $7.6 Billion COVID-19 Relief Package

Biden Tries to Rein in ICE: New Rules Limit Who Immigration Agents Target for Arrest