Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Bay Area counties outline criteria to lift many indoor mask mandates. President Joe Biden announces mask mandates for employers of more than 100 workers. Judge strikes down Texas extreme anti-abortion law; Texas to appeal ruling. Senate narrowly … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Los Angeles City Council enacts nation’s strictest vaccine mandate to enter business establishments. Republicans to agree lifting debt ceiling into December to avoid default on debt, criticized for “kicking can down the road.” Assistant Attorney General Kirsten … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Facebook whistleblower tells congress social media company ignored known dangers. Michigan executes man with mental disabilities for murder he committed 28 years ago. State and local elected officials respond to southern California oil spill. Family of Mona … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Governor Gavin Newsom announces first in the nation COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school children. Merck announces antiviral treatment for COVID-19. President Joe Biden meets with House democrats amidst infrastructure funding impasse. Biden administration urges federal judge to … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Governor Gavin Newsom signs 5 police reform bills including one to strip badges from bad cops. Congress passes bill funding the government as the Treasury Secretary urges eliminating debt ceiling. Democratic Party at odds over $3.5 trillion … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. California Governor ‘considering’ vaccine mandate for California school children. City of San Jose apologizes for “racist” and “xenophobic” role in 1887 arson of city’s Chinatown. Los Angeles City Council considers COVID-19 vaccine mandate to enter restaurants and … Continued


Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Republicans continue to block an increase in the nation’s borrowing power. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warns failure to raise debt ceiling will result in recession. Governor Gavin Newsom signs package of housing bills to invest $24 billion … Continued