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Charter Schools Gain Unprecedented Popularity In California, Waiting Lists Nearly Double

If the waiting lists are any indication, charter schools are are more popular than ever before in California.

05/05/2015

(AP)

California Adds 358,000 Residents In 2014; San Jose Shares Lead In Big City Gains

California’s population grew about 1 percent last year to 38.7 million people, with San Diego and San Jose experiencing the most gains among big cities.

05/01/2015

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Audit Finds Budget Errors; Faulty Forecasts At State Utilities Commission

An audit of the California Public Utilities Commission found that the agency routinely makes errors in its budget and gives bad fiscal forecasts.

01/18/2013

California State Parks

Audit Confirms California Parks Underreported Funding For 19 Years

A new audit confirms that staff at the California Department of Parks and Recreation intentionally under-reported the amount of money in its accounts for at least 19 years.

12/21/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Budget Analyst Projects $13B California Budget Shortfall

The Legislative Analyst’s Office on Wednesday released a gloomy state fiscal outlook. It says tax revenue will fall short of the state’s projections, which could trigger midyear cuts to public schools, colleges and health care programs.

11/16/2011