California

California’s New ‘Fast Food’ Wage Law Will Probably End Badly. We Just Don’t Know How.

Recent calamities in Seattle, Minneapolis, and D.C. provide some clues.

Democrats Fret Over Biden’s Age After Special Counsel Report

Plus: Why Adam Schiff is boosting the Republican in California’s Senate primary.

The Biden Administration Invests in High-Speed Rail

‘It’s all too easy to be deceived by what we see in other countries.’

The Rise of Gavin Newsom

The California governor is marshaling support for Joe Biden but has his own challenges to navigate—and potential future aspirations.

Los Angeles’ Homelessness Referendum, Explained

Unpacking the city’s unorthodox strategy to shelter the homeless.