Gregory Favre is an editor for PolitiFact California
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein and her challenger in California’s U.S. Senate race Kevin de León made several claims that caught our attention during their only scheduled campaign forum this week in San Francisco.
There’s a flood of ads about California’s rent control measure Prop 10 on TV, radio and social media. But which claims are true? PolitiFact California fact-checked some of the most common ones.
How much legal authority does ICE have to make arrests at local courthouses? PolitiFact California explored that topic with experts on immigration law following the recent ICE arrest of an undocumented man inside a local Sacramento courtroom.
In the spirit of Capital Public Radio's new podcast, YosemiteLand, PolitiFact California dug up some eye-opening facts about Yosemite National Park, its history, its wilfires, visitors and the animals that call it home.
California's cost to fight wildfires has spiked dramatically in recent years, jumping from about $200 million five years ago to more than $770 million last year. PolitiFact California examined these cost increases.
Does California really have a "policy of releasing dangerous criminal illegal aliens back into our communities," as Rep. Tom McClintock claimed? PolitiFact California examined this statement by the Republican congressman.
Are there limits on smoking pot at home around kids? Where else can you legally light up? PolitiFact California tackles these reader questions in an update on our Pot 101 report about what’s legal and what’s not under the state’s marijuana law.
John Cox, Newsom's GOP opponent in the race for California governor, made this claim. PolitiFact California found there's some truth, but it's also missing some important context.
What’s fact and fiction about California’s homeless? PolitiFact California debunks several myths, including the idea that the homeless are always ‘from somewhere else’ and ‘they want to be homeless.’
Through our Tracking The Truth project, PolitiFact California has published more than 40 fact checks and articles investigating the accuracy of claims by those seeking the state’s highest office.