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Twenty-Five Years After Proposition 187, The Effects Are Still Felt—And Debated

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, November 7, 2019

The first week of November is a reminder that next year’s presidential vote is (mercifully) now less than a year away. And in California: the 25th anniversary of one of the Golden State’s more seminal elections.

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Halloween In California: Summoning The Ghost Of A Recall Past?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 31, 2019

What to purchase if you’re a California Republican and still in need of a Halloween costume?

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Five Things The President Can Do To Confront And Prevent A Homelessness Tsunami

by Lance T. Izumi, Michele Steebvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The Los Angeles Times recently reported that over 75 percent of those living on the streets in California’s largest city are struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, or a physical disability.

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Why Los Angeles’ Homelessness Approach Is Working—With The Right Ingredients

by Colleen Murphyvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Homelessness is on the rise across California. From Kern County to Alameda County, the housing crisis and economic disparities are pushing more and more people into homelessness.

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How San Diego Cleaned Up Its Act—And Got Real On Homelessness

by Kevin Faulconervia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

As the mayor of San Diego, I recently visited a new housing complex for veterans to meet a man named Brian. I had heard he was thankful that city crews cleaned up tents that homeless individuals had set up underneath a freeway overpass.

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A New Approach: Adult Foster Care For The Homeless

by Michael S. Bernstamvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

On his visit to California in September 2019, President Donald J. Trump underscored the urgency of the homeless crisis in America’s largest state. On the eve of his visit, the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers issued a special report, “The State of Homelessness in America.” It attributes the problem, correctly, “to decades of misguided and faulty policies” and proposes deregulation of the housing markets, among other solutions.

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California’s Homelessness Crisis: The Beginning Of The End, The End Of The Beginning—Or No End In Sight?

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By most measures, Gavin Newsom has had a productive 2019.

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Public Pensions: An Economic Time Bomb

by Joshua D. Rauhvia Prager U
Monday, October 28, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Joshua Rauh paints a startling picture of just how broken the public pension system really is, and what will happen if we continue to ignore it.

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Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, Unless You’re California’s Governor

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, October 24, 2019

To verify the adage “What a difference a year makes,” look no further than the recently concluded bill-signing season in Sacramento, a one-month stretch from mid-September to mid-October during which California’s governor approves or vetoes pending legislation (matters on which the governor doesn’t act automatically become law).

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Area 45: James Sweeney On California’s Electricity Woes

interview with James L. Sweeneyvia Area 45
Friday, October 18, 2019

Why can’t the world’s fifth-largest economy keep its lights on?

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