Press Coverage

Lawsuits filed against L.A. County, lenders over green energy program
April 12, 2018 | Los Angeles Times (LA Times) | Andrew Khouri | News Story

Cambodian-American refugee who lived in Long Beach freed from ICE detention
April 11, 2018 | Long Beach Press-Telegram | Andrew Edwards | News Story

Restraining Inmates in Labor Is Supposed to Be the Exception — in San Diego, It’s the Norm
April 10, 2018 | Voice of San Diego | Kelly Davis | News Story

Berkeley police tell Marina RV campers to move out … or get towed
April 4, 2018 | Berkeleyside | Natalie Orenstein | News Story

What happens when homeless people are sent to motels? Some are welcomed, some treated warily, some kicked out
March 27, 2018 | The Orange County Register | Theresa Walker | News Story

Supreme Court Ruling Undermines Due Process for Immigrants
March 1, 2018 | 94.1 KPFA | Sonali Kolhatkar | Audio

Even as gay rights battles are won, transgender people continue to face obstacles
February 19, 2018 | Los Angeles Times (LA Times) | Jaclyn Cosgrove | News Story

Trump administration opens door to states imposing Medicaid work requirements
January 12, 2018 | Washington Post | Amy Goldstein | News Story

Media Organizations

94.1 KPFA -- KPFA is a listener-funded talk radio and music radio station located in Berkeley, California, U.S., broadcasting to the San Francisco Bay Area. KPFA airs public news, public affairs, talk, and music programming.

ABA Journal -- ABAJournal.com is the website of the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association (ABA)

ABC 23, KERO-TV -- KERO-TV, ABC 23 is TV station in Bakersfield.

ABC 7 News KGO-TV -- KGO-TV, channel 7, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in San Francisco.

ABC30 KFSN Fresno -- KFSN-TV, channel 30, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in Fresno.

Above the Law -- Published by Breaking Media. Takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of law.

Al Jazeera America -- U.S. news channel that provides both domestic and international news. Headquartered in New York City with bureaus in 12 cities across the United States, Al Jazeera America is available in more than 60 million homes.

ALM -- Major publisher whose media properties include Law.com, The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and The New York Law Journal. HQ in New York City.

Arizona Daily Star -- The Arizona Daily Star serves the Tucson area and is owned by Lee Enterprises.

BakersfieldNOW -- We are KBAK and KBFX, CBS 29 and Fox 58, in Bakersfield, California. Alert us to breaking news, (661) 632-6260, or ask us to investigate a story, 869-2929.

Bay Area Reporter (BAR) -- The nation's oldest and highest circulation LGBT news weekly serving San Francisco's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Founded in 1971. Based in San Francisco.

Berkeleyside -- Berkeleyside is Berkeley, California’s independently owned local news site, reporting on Berkeley and the East Bay.

Billmoyers.com -- A digital destination providing access to the continuum of Bill Moyers’ work in broadcast journalism.

Bloomberg -- .

Breaking Media -- Network of websites, e-newsletters, events and social media channels for influential, affluent business communities. Brands include Above the Law and others.

Business Insider -- Business, celebrity and technology news website launched in February 2009 and based in NYC.

BuzzFeed -- .

Cabinet Report -- Providing education news coverage targeted at educators, school administrators, and policy-makers.

California HealthCare Foundation -- CHCF advocates for healthcare reform to serve low-income individuals.

Canyon News -- Canyon News is a weekly newspaper published in Beverly Hills.

Catholic San Francisco -- The official newspaper of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

CBS Moneywatch -- CBS MoneyWatch, a division of CBS News and property of CBS Interactive, is a personal finance website that provides advice on retirement, investing, savings, career and real estate.

CBS News -- News is the news division of the television and radio network CBS.

Center for Public Integrity -- Founded in 1989, CPI uses the tools of investigative journalism to reveal abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions.

Chronicle of Philanthropy -- Based in Washington, DC, the Chronicle is a top national news and information source for executives of tax-exempt organizations and those whose work relates to them.

Chronicle of Social Change -- Nonprofit journalism inititiative launched 2013. Online news publication with solution-based news coverage of child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health and educational issues faced by vulnerable children. Published by Fostering Media Connections, a nonprofit journalism organization based in San Francisco, California

CNN -- .

CNN Money -- .

Consumerist -- Founded in 2005, Consumerist is an independent source of consumer news and information.

Contra Costa Times -- Daily newspaper based in Walnut Creek, California. The paper serves Contra Costa and eastern Alameda counties, in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Daily Pilot -- The Daily Pilot covers Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Corona del Mar, and Irvine.

e.Republic -- Established in 1984. Media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education. It has publications, websites and more than 150 annual events.

East Bay Express (Oakland) -- An Oakland-based weekly newspaper serving the Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded 1978.

East Bay Times -- Organization Website Primary geographic focus: Bay Area Organization Type: Media Acronym or short name:

EdSource --
"Highlighting Strategies for Student Success": California's source of education information, research and analysis since 1977.
Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Tags: Education, School-to-Prison Pipeline, Schools: Discipline, Schools: Special Education

EdSource’s programs and services include the following:

  • Timely daily reports on key education challenges produced by EdSource Today. Primary areas of coverage include the Common Core, college and career readiness, California education policy reforms, early education, expanded learning initiatives and student wellness.
  • Comprehensive reports on California’s most important public education policy issues and a variety of shorter briefs and guides related to preK-12 education.
  • Representative public opinion surveys on major education issues such as early childhood education, parent engagement, and school discipline.
  • An annual symposium on California education policy open to the public and held each spring in Northern or Southern California.
  • The Education Data Partnership, which offers data on schools, districts and state level issues in a user-friendly form.
  • Presentations at statewide or national meetings, including serving as an impartial convener of advisory groups such as The Educators Network for Effective School Discipline.
  • Convening statewide conversations on key education policies, such as The Educators Network for Effective School Discipline.
  • Consulting services to other agencies and organizations.


News Story

Suit claims LA Unified underfunding low-income kids, English learners

John Fensterwald
July 1, 2015
Public Advocates and the ACLU sue L.A. unified for counting some special education programs as LCFF-funded services for English learners, low-income children, and foster youth.

News Story

Federal government urges K-12 schools to comply with Title IX

Jane Meredith Adams
April 26, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education published new guidance targeted at school districts, emphasizing the need for equal access to services.

Investigative , News Story

Little oversight of restraint practices in special education

Jane Meredith Adams, John C. Osborn
April 19, 2015
EdSource Today's investigative report into a "behavioral emergency" system found a consistent increase in the use of this type of discipline against students with disabilities.

News Story

Report: State not tracking mental health services for special ed students

April 18, 2016
The California Department of Education's lack of accountability impacts hundreds of thousands of students who are not getting the mental health care they need, resulting in distress, poor academic performance and in some cases, referrals into the juvenile justice system.

This page last modified: Mon, September 28, 2015 -- 5:45 pm ET

Education Week --
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Tags: Education, Schools: Discipline
Acronym or short name: EdWeek

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Eureka Times-Standard --
The paper covers Humboldt County with partial coverage of Del Norte, Mendocino, and Trinity counties.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: Northern District
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: Times-Standard

The paper covers Humboldt County with partial coverage of Del Norte, Mendocino, and Trinity counties. The paper was founded in 1854, and is now owned by Digital First Media, formerly known as MediaNews Group.


News Story

ECS board looking at campus climate survey agreement

Will Houston
Eureka Times-Standard
March 11, 2015
Eureka City Schools was reviewed for a mandated assessment by its Board of Education, as part of a discrimination lawsuit settlement agreement.

This page last modified: Fri, October 2, 2015 -- 3:43 pm ET

Fox News --
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: Fox



How to reduce domestic violence with legal assistance

Martha Bergmark
Fox News
January 4, 2016
As research show access to civil legal aid is critical in curbing rates of domestic violence, advocates call for increased funding.

This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:19 pm ET

Frontiers Media --
Tthe voice of the LGBT community for over 34 years. Founded in 1982. Based in Los Angeles.
Primary geographic focus: Southern California, Southwestern California
Organization Type: Media

Frontiers Media is the 21st century’s LGBT media company, spanning digital, mobile, print and web television. With the authority that comes from being a first to market in gay publishing 34 years ago and incredible access to the entertainment industry, we serve this sophisticated, influential and nuanced audience like no company has before. Founded in 1982 as a resource for the gay community during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, Frontiers helped give a face to the emerging gay culture of the time and promoted cityhood for West Hollywood. Today the magazine puts a spotlight on issues important to the LGBT community at large and continues to be a guiding voice, reflecting the trends and lifestyles of its Southern California readers.

This page last modified: Wed, September 2, 2015 -- 9:35 am ET

Fusion --
Fusion is a multi-platform media company that serves ​​​a​ young, diverse, and inclusive ​​millennial generation across its television and digital platforms.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

Fusion delivers a unique mix of news, pop culture, and comedy content that is both smart and irreverent​.​ ​Fusion was launched as a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and the Disney/ABC Television Network on October 28, 2013.

Fusion has agreements with several major distributors to carry the cable network including DirecTV, Dish, Cablevision, Charter, Cox, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS and Google Fiber as well as OTT providers including Apple TV.

This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 8:56 pm ET

Gannett Company --
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: Gannett

This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:14 pm ET

GeekWire --
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: GeekWire

GeekWire is a fast-growing, national technology news site with strong roots in the Seattle region and a large audience of loyal, tech-savvy readers around the globe, who follow the site for breaking news, expert analysis and unique insights into the technology industry.

GeekWire is uniquely positioned to cover some of the most widely followed and innovative tech companies in the world, and one of the most vibrant startup markets in the country.

This page last modified: Tue, March 28, 2017 -- 4:23 pm ET

GMA News Online --
The news and public affairs programming division of the multimedia conglomerate, GMA Network.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

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