Byrhonda Lyons / CalMatters
This year, California voters were given the opportunity to start swinging back toward stricter criminal penalties — and opted not to.
DNA evidence — a speckle of spit or a drop of blood — can exonerate a suspect or help put them behind bars. Now California voters are being asked to expand the pool of DNA data that law enforcement taps into.
Watch as unsheltered Californians capture moments from their everyday lives — and talk about how they struggle to stay safe and healthy under circumstances that have often grown only more hazardous.