In California, median household net worth is almost four times higher for adults with at least a bachelor’s degree ($356,000) than for high school graduates ($95,000).
Despite uncertainty at the federal level, California is making steady progress toward creating a system to regulate the legal use of marijuana.
A nationwide data system could help students and parents weigh the costs and benefits of specific colleges and majors.
When Antonio Villaraigosa—candidate for governor and former Los Angeles mayor—was asked to name the top issues most important to the state’s future, he started with the economy.
Californians have grown more pessimistic about the direction of the nation since the beginning of the year, the May PPIC Statewide Survey shows.
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