Category Archives: California

Trump Country: Where the Immigrants Aren’t

Trump did best in the states with the lowest percentages of foreign-born residents. “I love the poorly-educated”, gushed Donald Trump after winning the Nevada primary in February. But in the end, what happened in the primary, stayed in the primary. Come … Continue reading

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California Voters Approve Pension Cuts

IAN LOVETT WRITES IN THE NEW YORK TIMES: LOS ANGELES — As Wisconsin residents voted on Tuesday not to recall Gov. Scott Walker — who has become an enemy of labor unions nationwide — two California cities dealt blows of … Continue reading

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Video: LA Light

Greater Los Angeles is the 13th largest metropolitan area in the world and second in the United States, with a population of 16.5 million. LA LIGHT is a time lapse video by Colin Rich showing the city at night. It has been … Continue reading

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USC Research: California Population Growth Returning to Normal

A new report by John Pitkin and Dowell Myers from USC’s PopDynamics Research Group argues that the population of California will grow at a lower rate than was estimated by the state’s Department of Finance in 2007.  The authors believe that … Continue reading

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City Journal: California’s Demographic Revolution

Heather Mac Donald writes in City Journal: If the upward mobility of the impending Hispanic majority doesn’t improve, the state’s economic future is in peril.   California is in the middle of a far-reaching demographic shift: Hispanics, who already constitute … Continue reading

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