Governor Brown signed a bill into state law Tuesday in Richmond, signaling what sponsors portrayed as a milestone in the decades-long battle for equal pay for women.
As a high school theater student, Michelle Wells was told that there was no place for the type of stories she wanted to tell. So she left her hometown and traveled around the world. Now, back home in Richmond, she seems to have found both her voice and her audience.
Oakland and Richmond residents sweltered Thursday through another unseasonably hot day, but finally started to feel some relief as temperatures started to cool off.