COVID Impact: State Sees 3% Drop In K-12 School EnrollmentA report released over the weekend showed statewide enrollment numbers for K-12 public schools for the 2020-21 school year dropped nearly 3%, or 160,000 students, compared to the year before.
Lack Of Spring Rain Leads State To Worry About Possible MegadroughtWater experts in California are expressing concerns of a possible “megadrought” after a wet "March miracle" didn’t come to fruition and a spate of April showers seems highly unlikely.
Poll: Voters Split Over Prop. 15 Property Tax Measure, Affirmative Action Prop. 16 TrailingA new poll finds California voters split over a measure that would change how commercial and industrial properties are taxed. Meanwhile, a measure repealing the state's ban on affirmative action is trailing by double digits.
Poll: Sanders, Biden, Warren Lead California Primary RaceThree Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday by the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California.
Amid Housing Crisis, Number Of Residential Building Permits Down In Much Of Bay AreaThe number of residential building permits in the Bay Area and California is actually going down, despite the strong demand for housing.
Clinton / Sanders Race Tightens, Trump Holds GOP Lead In CaliforniaA new poll finds the race for the Democratic presidential nomination between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is tightening in California. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has a double-digit lead among the state’s Republicans.
California Could Be 1 Million College Graduates Short In 2030, Group WarnsCalifornia may not have enough college graduates to meet economic demand in 2030 if current trends continue, according to a newly released report.
Bigger Wildfires, Animal Die-Offs Predicted If California Drought Extends To 2017A new report by the Public Policy Institute of California non-profit think-tank paints that distressing picture of California for the next two years if the state's driest four years on record stretches further into the future.
Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To DroughtNearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state's persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown's environmental concerns as he presses for tougher climate change standards, according to a new statewide poll released Wednesday.
Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown Maintaining Big Lead, Support Rises For Rainy Day Fund, Water BondA new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Gov. Jerry Brown continuing to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin with just two weeks to go before Election Day.
Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown With Big Edge In Re-Election Bid; Voters Favor Water BondGov. Jerry Brown is maintaining a big lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in this year's governor's race.
Poll Finds Strong Majorities Approve Gov. Brown, Budget PlanA poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California says strong majorities of likely voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown's overall handling of the job and of the budget proposal he released earlier this month.
Survey Finds Most California Commuters Drive SoloEven without a transportation strike, about half of Bay Area commuters drive solo to work every day, according to a new survey out Thursday which shows that overall two-thirds of Californians drive to work alone.
Report Finds College Still A Good Investment For CaliforniansDespite rising tuition and growing student loan debt, college is still a good investment.
Poll Finds Most Californians Favor Saving Budget SurplusMost Californians favor paying down the state's debts and building a reserve over additional spending for social services, according to a poll released Wednesday that provides a boost for Gov. Jerry Brown's budget plan.