Archivists are working to better code secret audio tape recorded by former President Richard Nixon in hopes that researchers will have an easier time searching, listening to and following along with the material in a simpler web interface.
With the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Arizona's get-tough immigration enforcement law in the rearview mirror, state lawmakers nationwide might be gearing up for more action on related bills in the coming year.
Expense records obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting show a Homeland Security Department office spent more than $482,000 on conference sessions for its staff. But in a press release, the office said the training cost $342,906.
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and a longtime business partner are among investors in a company drawing criticism for working with local government officials to take over and discount underwater mortgages.
Seventeen months ago, I started teaching an investigative reporting class at Stanford University. It would last only 11 weeks. But my 16 Stanford students laid the groundwork for a project that California Watch will unveil just in time for the California primary election.