With a leadership vacuum in Washington, the San Francisco Bay Area’s shelter-in-place orders led the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Marisa Lagos covers state politics for the San Francisco Chronicle, focusing on the Legislature, elections and criminal justice. She writes a weekly column, Capitol Notebook. She previously worked for the San Francisco Examiner and Los Angeles Times.
Burning hotter and faster
We look at the recent Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive in California’s history, and revisit an investigation from earlier this year.
More to the story: Redlining, wildfires and Trump’s mansion
There’s always more to the story on Reveal. This week, we look at the impact three shows have made since they first ran.
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‘My world was burning’: The North Bay fires and what went wrong
A five-month KQED investigation of what happened the first night of the fires found systemic problems with California’s emergency response procedures.
Majority of third-strike inmates are addicts, records show
Inmate counselor Vincent Russo talks about healthy relationships at an Addiction Recovery Counseling meeting at San Quentin State Prison in August.Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle Convicts imprisoned under California’s three strikes law are no more inclined to high-risk “criminal thinking” than other inmates, but are far more likely to be addicted to drugs and alcohol, according to data […]