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  • Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante

    Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante
    A bill in Sacramento that would have decisively erased California’s longstanding dubious distinction as the stingiest state in the nation for arts-grant funding has failed for now. Some backers hope it might be revived next year. The bill would...
  • California drops a notch in public school spending

    California slipped a notch in spending per public school pupil in 2011, falling to 35th among states in a year that marked the first overall drop across the nation in nearly four decades, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. The 50 states and...
  • Nielsen to include Internet viewers in its definition of TV homes

    Nielsen to include Internet viewers in its definition of TV homes
    Nielsen has expanded its definition of what constitutes a television home to include hundreds of thousands of dwellings that have broadband Internet connections. Beginning later this year, the ratings giant will begin including people who consume...
  • California's community colleges staggering during hard times

    California's community colleges staggering during hard times
    Marianet Tirado returned to Los Angeles Trade Tech community college this fall, optimistic that she would get into the classes she needs to transfer to a four-year university. Of the courses she wanted, only two had space left when she registered in May....
  • Christmas is for people of all faiths

    Christmas is for people of all faiths
    SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas. She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces. Loved decorating the tree. Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park. Loved the food and made a...
  • College degrees bring lifetime financial rewards, census says

     
    It pays to get a college degree and it especially pays to earn a bachelor’s in engineering or computer science. Those are some of the findings of two new reports from the U.S. Census Bureau that examined income disparities linked......
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • Historic wave of Mexican immigration at a standstill, report says

     
    “The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill,” the report says....
  • Census Bureau considers changes to race, ethnicity questions

     
    Census Bureau considers changes to the race questions asked in its surveys....
  • California has nation's highest number of veterans

     
    New infographic on nation's veterans by census bureau shows California with highest population of former military men and women. Texas and Florida are next....
  • 2010 census was largely accurate but undercounted minorities

     
    A new analysis shows that the 2010 Census was generally accurate but disproportionately undercounted blacks, Latinos and other traditionally hard-to-count groups....