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Prison Break

What is the state doing to reduce prison overcrowding? Explore the impact of far-reaching efforts to overhaul California's prison system.

Water and Power

Think water and electricity don't mix? Here in California, we wouldn't have one without the other. Now climate change is threatening to alter our water supply, and the impact could show up in your electric bill.

Election 2012

What's government for? This year it's not just about choosing who will govern us, but also how government should work.

Baby Steps: California's Early Learning Challenge

Research shows that a quality early childhood education helps children in school, and later in adult life. But there's a tangled web of federal, state and local programs for parents to wade through in California.

California's State Parks: On the Rocks

California's state parks are in peril. Habitually underfunded, about one in four state parks are now threatened with closure.

Same-Sex Marriage & Prop. 8

Following the legal and political developments of gay marriage in California.

New Harvest

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California Songs

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The Giving State

A series about Californians who find the time to give back.

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