The board of directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $57,000 in 10 grants to investigative journalists in its most recent round of funding. The grants will help cover the costs of reporting work, such as travel, document fees, and other out-of-pocket expenses. The grant recipients are: Peter Byrne, a Northern California-based investigative journalist and science writer, ...

A two-year investigation by The Voice of San Diego of sexual misconduct by teachers and other public school employees found that the employees seldom face termination, but often leave with hush deals that protect reputations and enable them to continue working in education. Records obtained show some teachers were quietly reprimanded for years as complaints piled up. Other times, school ...

A Los Angeles woman who alleges that her doctor raped her at home five years ago has tried in vain to get “people search” sites such as MyLife and Spokeo to stop posting her address, to no avail. The California Consumer Privacy Act, a statute approved last year and scheduled to become law in January 2020, could help victims like ...