More than 34,000 Bhutanese refugees have left Nepalese refugee camps and resettled in the United States. Oakland is home to one of the largest refugee populations. Two recent immigrants, a grandmother and a young man, share their journeys.
Reports show that millions of Californians have been exposed to unsafe levels of nitrates and other chemicals in their tap water. For low-income or rural communities, the remedy is often too costly.
On Election Day, voters approved a number of local marijuana taxes, which may bring simmering tensions between California and federal drug laws to a boil.