‘I consider it a win’: Jennifer Siebel Newsom on California’s women on boards law 

Is there a solution to the contentious state of U.S. politics? Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the first partner of the state of California, thinks so, but it requires more women leaders. “The threefold answer: focusing on our common humanity; getting more women into leadership, especially mothers and women of color; and then obviously, we’ve got to … Read more

Gavin Newsom aims to punish oil companies for ‘rank price gouging’ as California gas prices hit $6.39 per gallon 

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he will call a special session of the state Legislature in December to pass a new tax on oil company profits to punish them for what he called “rank price gouging.” Gas prices soared across the nation this summer because of high inflation, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ongoing … Read more

Union announces daytime work stoppage at congested Port of Oakland

In an aerial view, a container ship sits docked at the Port of Oakland on May 20, 2022 in Oakland, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A crucial port workers union is shifting a planned work stoppage to daytime hours June 20 at the already-congested Port of Oakland in California, just days before the expiration … Read more

Texas led the country in new renewable energy projects last year

Transmission towers are shown on June 15, 2021 in Houston, Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which controls approximately 90% of the power in Texas, has requested Texas residents to conserve power through Friday as temperatures surge in the state. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Texas led the country in building new renewable … Read more

Latinos could boost Democrats in 2022 midterms

Performers carry the Mexican and U.S. flags during Santa Ana’s annual Fiestas Patrias parade on September 15, 2019 in Santa Ana, California. Fiestas Patrias marks Mexican Independence Day which officially falls tomorrow. The city of Santa Ana is approximately 78 percent Latino. Mario Tama | Getty Images California’s new congressional map gives more power to … Read more

Activision Blizzard, Microsoft’s newest buy, should release investigation findings

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