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Public Policy Institute of California

In the early 1990s, a group of concerned Californians (including William R. Hewlett) decided that there should be a policy research institution dedicated to providing both wise counsel and expertise on the issues and events that were of great concern to the residents of the state. With a sizable gift of $70 million, the Public Policy Institute of California was formally created in 1994, and since...
The Third California: The Golden State's New Frontier

You may know about the Bay area, the sprawling greater Los Angeles area, but did know that there's a "Third California"? This timely and intriguing paper offered by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy group discusses this region, which encompasses almost all of the state's fast-growing regions, including the suburbs around Sacramento to the urban aggregation that is Riverside-San...
Is California still the Golden State?

The Rise of the Third Coast: The Gulf's Region's Ascendancy in U.S. California homicides decline to lowest rate in 45 years Huntington-USC Institute on California and the...