The Rebuild North Bay Foundation was created in October 2017, ostensibly to provide relief to thousands of victims of wildfires in Sonoma and Napa counties in California. As Peter Byrne and Will Carruthers report in the Pacific Sun the foundation performed little or no relief work, choosing to focus on lobbying on behalf of prominent businesspeople and Pacific Gas & Electric. Photo ...

The board of directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $79,000 in grants to nine investigative journalists in its most recent round of funding. The grants will help cover the costs of reporting, such as travel, document fees, and other expenses. The grant recipients are: Tristan Ahtone, a member of the Kiowa Tribe and associate editor of ...