Claims on highly-charged topics from immigration to mass shootings to California’s stark divide between the rich and the poor all made PolitiFact California’s Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2018.
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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.
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.
PolitiFact California has fact-checked numerous claims on the Golden State's extreme wealth and poverty. This article is a compilation of those fact checks, with a focus on assertions by candidates in the 2018 California governor's race.
There’s no legal definition or consensus for how best to define a school shooting. PolitiFact California examined how different advocacy groups define these tragic crimes to see where they fit in this unsettled debate.