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Black Californians Stand Out in Views of Police Treatment April 16 2021 About one in five African Americans believe the police treat all racial and ethnic groups fairly, compared with half or more of whites, Asian Americans, and Latinos who believe this.
California Sees More College Graduates, but Progress Is Uneven April 15 2021 The share of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree has grown, but gains have varied by geography and across racial/ethnic groups.
New Bail Ruling Could Affect Tens of Thousands of Californians April 13 2021 A recent California Supreme Court ruling forbids keeping arrestees in jail because they cannot afford to pay bail. What are the potential implications for the state’s criminal justice system?
Home Prices Keep Racing up in California April 9 2021 Despite the economic downturn resulting from the pandemic, the median California home price increased over the past year, hitting an all-time high.
Geography of Educational Attainment in California April 6 2021 Overall, one-third of Californians age 25 and older have at least a bachelor’s degree. But this share varies widely—both across the state’s regions and within individual counties.