Jun 11, 2012 Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today, and rumors of a new operating system are abound. Plus, political candidates will soon want you to text them some cash.
Jun 11, 2012 With California scheduled to vote on a budget this week, the question is: How did the state’s finances get so bad, so quickly? Do other states have to fear the same thing?
Jun 7, 2012 Why do the Obama and Romney campaigns both set $3 as the entry-level donation?
Jun 5, 2012 The city of Stockton, California, population 291,000 is trying to avoid becoming the biggest U.S. city to go bankrupt during this economic downturn.
Jun 1, 2012 A demographic survey says, California, like other states, is actually several different voting and demographic units within one. What are the public policy implications of these divisions?
Mary Rose Madden
May 31, 2012 Today housing advocacy groups from 22 cities and 17 states are launching a campaign to force the presidential candidates to address the specific topic of foreclosures.
May 24, 2012 California Gov. Jerry Brown talks about his plan to balance the state's budget. Currently, California is facing a deficit of close to $16 billion.
May 24, 2012 Like other states across the U.S., California's grappling with a giant budget hole. Gov. Jerry Brown talks about the role of government and the tension between taxing the rich and cutting programs for the poor.
May 24, 2012 According to Gallup, what you do for a living, not how much money you make, may determine your vote in November.