THE FACE OF CALIFORNIA

The state's population is one of the most diverse in the world, with no racial or ethnic group constituting a majority.    READ MORE

LOCAL REALIGNMENT POLICIES AND RECIDIVISM

Evidence suggests that offenders did better if they were released to counties that emphasized reentry services—rather than jails and traditional law enforcement.    READ MORE

CALIFORNIANS WANT ACTION ON GLOBAL WARMING

Residents' support for state policies is tempered by concern about higher gas, electricity prices.    READ MORE

HOW CALIFORNIANS
USE WATER

Statewide, water use is about 50% environmental, 40% agricultural, and 10% urban. But the numbers tell only part of the story.    READ MORE

REFORMING GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT

California's hidden water resource is largely unregulated, and excessive pumping jeopardizes drinking water, the environment, and the economy. That may be changing.    READ MORE