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What Is California Doing Right? Community Colleges.

Dan Walters might be the most high-profile media advocate for community colleges in California. "Low-cost, conveniently located community colleges are the primary gateway into post-high school job training and four-year degrees for those who would otherwise...
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It’s California vs. Trump in Battle Over 2020 Census: Walters

California has a lot on the line with the 2020 census count. For example, even though the current population trends point to the Golden State retaining its 53 seats in the House of Representatives, an inaccurate count could result in the loss of one seat. ...

New Energy Plan Could Leave Californians in Dark: Walters

CALmatters’ Dan Walters is sounding the siren that history is repeating itself when it comes to energy deregulation. In his latest piece, Walters recalls the history of power company deregulation in the 1990s and how badly it missed on its promises. Now,...