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Immigrants in California

By Cesar Alesi Perez, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Hans Johnson

4 days ago ... California is home to almost 11 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. More than half (55%) of ...

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California’s Population

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee, Marisol Cuellar Mejia

After a decade of sluggish growth, California's population declined during the pandemic. More than a quarter of Californians are immigrants; by 2030, ...


Brian Jones

The 40th Senate District encompasses Cities of Escondido, Poway, San Marcos, Santee, San Diego City communities of Carmel Mountain Ranch, Del Sur, ...

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Adapting to a Water-Scarce California

By Ellen Hanak

Jan 9, 2023 ... The past year was very important for California water. Water managers found ways to innovate and adapt. As a result, cities fared relatively ...

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... Pumping provides groundwater to farms and cities, and helps maintain desired pressures in water networks. Energy use varies with groundwater ...

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How Are California’s Cities Managing the Drought?

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak

Oct 31, 2022 ... Though most urban water agencies have failed to meet Governor Newsom's call for a 15% voluntary reduction in water use, they've avoided ...

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Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson, Patricia Malagon, Sarah Bohn

Oct 26, 2022 ... Poverty rates fell during the pandemic—especially for children—but a considerable share of Californians still live near or under the poverty ...


Making Sense of California’s Economy

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune, Vicki Hsieh

photo - downtown city street ... Nationwide, remote work is more prevalent in large metro areas than smaller cities and towns. As higher-wage workers move ...

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Video: Homelessness in California’s Cities

By Mary Severance

Oct 13, 2022 ... PPIC's Lande Ajose talks with League of California Cities CEO Carolyn Coleman, Bakersfield mayor Karen Goh, and San Diego mayor Todd Gloria ...