Charter Schools Gain Unprecedented Popularity In California, Waiting Lists Nearly DoubleIf the waiting lists are any indication, charter schools are are more popular than ever before in California.
California Adds 358,000 Residents In 2014; San Jose Shares Lead In Big City GainsCalifornia'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.
Audit Finds Budget Errors; Faulty Forecasts At State Utilities CommissionAn audit of the California Public Utilities Commission found that the agency routinely makes errors in its budget and gives bad fiscal forecasts.
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.
Budget Analyst Projects $13B California Budget ShortfallThe 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.