San Jose Post Record
Friday, July 19, 2024
GUEST COLUMNS

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

The cases of “When They See Us,” “Inventing Anna,” and “Baby Reindeer” highlight the challenges studios face in balancing entertainment and accuracy. The outcome of these cases will provide guidance on where to draw the line between an entertaining story based on a historical event and an unacceptably negative depiction of a real person.

Monday, June 24, 2024

A minor miracle occurred in the California Capitol 50 years ago this month when a bipartisan majority of state senators refused to accept a pork-laden budget that was drafted in secret by two powerful legislators. It's a tale worth retelling because the current budget is also being written in secrecy. The process needs another shakeup.
Few can challenge the wisdom of prescribing medications for life-threatening health conditions. Yet many would balk at the suggestion of "prescribing" housing, even though research and lived experience show us that homelessness is a life-threatening condition in the U.S.
It's no surprise that California health care workers have questions about a new state law that will give them a higher minimum wage. It has different pay scales based on where they work and who they work for. And, Gov. Gavin Newsom has turned its start date into a moving target, confusing both workers and employers.

NEWS

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

A 9th Circuit panel will consider the statute, AB 2273, which requires special online protections for underage internet users.

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Members of the Judicial Council also warned that retiring workers and aging buildings represent a ticking time bomb for the judicial branch.