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Who’s Leaving California—and Who’s Moving In?

By Hans Johnson, Eric McGhee

May 6, 2021 ... photo - Moving Boxes in Living Room of New Home ... The state's high cost of living, driven primarily by comparatively high housing costs, ...


Is College Worth It?

By Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Cesar Alesi Perez, Vicki Hsieh, Hans Johnson

in 4 days ... Rising college costs and a reluctance to take on debt lead many students and families to wonder if college will actually yield a brighter ...

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Income Inequality in California

By Tess Thorman, Daniel Payares-Montoya, Joseph Herrera

in 4 days ... Top incomes in California have soared over recent decades while bottom incomes have faltered, contributing to one of the largest income gaps ...

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Poverty Varies across California’s Regions

By Patricia Malagon

Feb 23, 2023 ... ... differences in housing costs across California's 58 counties, ... costs, key factors that shape the experiences of people living in ...

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Law Enforcement Staffing in California

By Brandon Martin, Magnus Lofstrom, Andrew Skelton

Feb 9, 2023 ... Research also estimates that the crime-reducing benefits of hiring an additional police officer exceed the annual cost.

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What Student Debt Relief Means for Californians

By Darriya Starr, Jacob Jackson, Dean Bonner

Feb 9, 2023 ... photo - Man Working on His Bills in His Living Room ... this debt relief will cost more than $379 billion over the life of the program.

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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

Feb 9, 2023 ... Fewer Californians mention the environment (6%) or housing costs and availability (6%). About one in five Democrats, Republicans, and ...