Workers Without College Degrees Face Unprecedented Job Losses Hans Johnson, Marisol Cuellar Mejia May 29 2020 Job losses during the COVID-19 crisis, which already far exceed those of the Great Recession, have been especially large among less-educated workers.
California’s Economy Takes a Hit Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune May 28 2020 The unemployment rate has at least doubled in all but nine counties during the COVID-19 pandemic, and job loss has affected every sector of the state’s economy.
Tackling Food Insecurity among K–12 Students during COVID-19 Caroline Danielson, Niu Gao May 28 2020 With schools closed due to the pandemic, local school districts are working with the state to help provide meals for eligible students.
Video: A Review of San Joaquin Valley Groundwater Sustainability Plans Lori Pottinger May 27 2020 Groundwater agencies in California’s largest farming region have submitted plans to address excess pumping. PPIC experts explain their plans to end overdraft and mitigate its undesirable effects, and next steps to achieve sustainability.
Low Crime Numbers Leveling off Under Shelter-in-Place Magnus Lofstrom May 26 2020 While crime rates continue to be low in major California cities, some crimes—such as burglaries and car theft—have gone up.