Alejandro LazoReporter, CalMatters
Alejandro joined CalMatters from The Wall Street Journal, where he covered the West Coast for eight years. He previously wrote about housing and real estate for the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. He’s a native of Modesto who attended the University of San Francisco and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
California lawmakers and activists are pressing Gov. Gavin Newsom to spend more to help the state’s poorest residents.