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Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Alexandria Gumbs, Shannon McConville, Renee Hsia

Nearly 200 Californians die each year in police encounters. Amid growing concern over civilian deaths and racial injustice, we examine what the existing ...

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Access to Safe Drinking Water in California

By Caitrin Chappelle, Joy Collins, Ellen Hanak

Groundwater contamination is a major issue, with new contaminants emerging. Most systems with unsafe water rely on groundwater as a primary source. Naturally ...

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Connecting Water Systems for Safe Drinking Water

By Darcy Bostic, Caitrin Chappelle

Aug 27, 2018 ... Although most Californians have safe drinking water supplies, pockets of unsafe or inadequate water remain in parts of the state.

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Groundwater in California

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle, Thomas Harter

Efforts are under way to find near-term solutions for poor rural communities with unsafe drinking water and to reduce future contamination of the state's ...

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Flint, a Water Quality Reminder for California

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Jan 27, 2016 ... In general, California's large urban and suburban drinking water ... the water coming from the tap contains unsafe levels of nitrate, ...

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Do You Know Where Your Water’s Been?

By Lori Pottinger

Oct 27, 2015 ... We can turn seawater into drinking water, but that's probably the most expensive source available to us. We can turn sewage treatment plant ...