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California teen leads lawsuit to keep hundreds of thousands of immigrants in U.S.

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| A California teen has become an outspoken advocate to preserve Temporary Protected Status, becoming the lead plaintiff in a landmark class-action lawsuit.

How to become a farmer in California? Get a mentor

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An emergent generation of small farmers in California have horticulture skills, but little or no business background. They are turning to an increasing number of non-profit programs designed to boost new farmers’ success.

Life becomes more uncertain for migrant families camped in Tijuana

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In the migrant camps are many children trying to make sense of what’s happening.

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Living in California can give asylum seekers an advantage, if housing costs don't push them out

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California’s high cost of living can drive today’s migrants away from the very areas providing the most help.

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Pricey real estate prompts scammers to target senior homeowners

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Amid California’s record-shattering housing prices, the state’s senior homeowners are sitting on a gold mine. That’s made them marks for con artists.

AirTalk special: CA Dream post-election statewide call-in

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In collaboration with the California Dream project, join us for a live statewide call-in show on Wednesday from 11am to noon.

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​The new normal in California’s direct democracy process: ballot measures as leverage

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A 2014 state law opened up California’s direct democracy process to negotiations with the governor and Legislature. In doing so, it created a powerful new tool for interest groups.

How California initiatives became a big money game

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The story behind the California Lottery tells us a lot about the role of special interests in our direct democracy process.

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