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Fiona Ma

Electric Cars Are More And More At Home In California

Fiona Ma | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology
Fiona Ma

Car charging stations are popping up all over California. Virtually every major tourist attraction and event venue, from Disneyland to Levi Stadium, has charging stations for electric vehicles.

Film And TV Tax Credit 2.0 Is A Blockbuster For California

Fiona Ma | Posted 07.05.2016 | Impact
Fiona Ma

Lights! Camera! Jobs! Now, I know we usually say "Action" after lights and camera. But who stands behind the camera, operates the boom mike, and powers the whole production? Workers with great middle class jobs, 170,000 of whom live right here in California.

Girl Scouts Have Nurtured Generations of Women Leaders

Fiona Ma | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women
Fiona Ma

One of the best memories of my childhood was being a Girl Scout. And I shouldn't be surprised at this, but every time I do my informal surveys, the results are the same: a lot of the women I serve with (and I think a lot of the women in top level positions in government, business and academia) owe their success, in part, to the Girl Scouts.

Baby Golden Gate Park Bison Killed After Encounter With Small Dog

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.05.2012 | San Francisco

A baby bison from the iconic herd in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park has died after an unfortunate encounter with a small dog. Around 9am on Wedne...

No More Booze In The Self-Checkout Line?

| Posted 02.27.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Joe Eskenazi Come Jan. 1, California will manage to solve a problem no one has y...

Honoring Dolores Huerta for a Lifetime of Quiet Courage

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jim Gonzalez

For over 50 years, Dolores' quiet acts of courage have indeed shaped and bent the arc of history in favor working families and progressive politics.

America's Next Great Progressive Leaders: NLC Announces its 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards Winners

Adam Borelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Borelli

NLC is quickly becoming the "American Idol" for the progressive movement. NLC has a real organizational talent for recognizing young leadership.

It's Time To Bring High-Speed Rail To California

Fiona Ma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fiona Ma

With record high gas prices, growing congestion on our roads and airports, global warming and environmental concerns, and an economic situation crying...