County of Riverside Supervisor Jeff Stone proposes breaking up California in order to form a new "State of South California."
Jul 5, 2011 LA Times
California's population growth slowed to 1.1% according to the state Dept. of Finance, down from 1.3% last year. Current population is 38.3 million. The LA Times looks at southern CA growth while the SF Chronicle reports on Bay Area growth.
May 7, 2009 Los Angeles Times
As foreclosures spread throughout California's Inland Empire, empty homes need to be cleaned and maintained. To meet the demand, an industry is rapidly expanding.
Mar 20, 2009 The New York Times
Many residents can still recount when their neighborhoods were far less ethnically diverse than their are now, which is backed by new census data showing that in most cities, the white population is down.
Dec 10, 2008 Los Angeles Times