August 03, 2017 by Mark Pisano

Our Puzzling Economy: How demographic trends are disrupting growth

As California's population gets older, more people will earn, spend, and contribute less Read More »

The Other Side of Paradise: How to improve the promise of California’s community colleges
August 02, 2017 by Sydney Kamlager-Dove

The Other Side of Paradise: How to improve the promise of California’s community colleges

To address yawning gap between rich and poor, colleges need to be nimbler and better track how well graduates do Read More »

California’s Community Colleges embody an answer to state’s economic insecurity
August 01, 2017 by Eloy Ortiz Oakley

California’s Community Colleges embody an answer to state’s economic insecurity

Chancellor -- a product of the Colleges -- talks about system's vision for expanding the middle class Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 28
July 28, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 28

A look at how three coastal cities are responding to the housing crisis. (Hint: Only one of them is committed to building homes for everyone.) Read More »

California colleges creating stronger workforce earn “Stars” for their progress
July 27, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

California colleges creating stronger workforce earn “Stars” for their progress

Strong Workforce Program rewarding programs with early success filling need for more skilled workers Read More »

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together
July 27, 2017 by California Economic Summit

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together

Contest will reward partnerships aimed at training the skills needed for 21st century economy Read More »

Workforce Essentials: These college “stars” shine to create bright, upwardly mobile future for students
July 26, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: These college “stars” shine to create bright, upwardly mobile future for students

Plus, toolkit released to help formerly incarcerated Californians find student success Read More »

Underemployment and rising costs add to income inequality problem
July 25, 2017 by Leilani Barnett

Underemployment and rising costs add to income inequality problem

Solutions have to address wide range of housing, jobs, transportation challenges Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 21
July 21, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 21

The governor and legislative leaders promise to build "package" to address housing crisis before session ends Read More »

California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on Career Education Program Offerings
July 20, 2017 by CA Community Colleges

California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on Career Education Program Offerings

New effort promotes “learning by exploring, collaborating, and doing” in more than 200 areas of study Read More »

Local chambers of commerce can help smooth path for a more prosperous, diverse America
July 20, 2017

Local chambers of commerce can help smooth path for a more prosperous, diverse America

Trends show number of businesses owned by immigrants and people of color is growing Read More »

College training California students to swell the ranks of the “Blue Economy”
July 20, 2017

College training California students to swell the ranks of the “Blue Economy”

Ocean technology certificate called model for teaching needed skills and landing students jobs Read More »

California Economic Summit’s “regions up” approach attracting top support
July 19, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

California Economic Summit’s “regions up” approach attracting top support

Ambitious but possible solutions to housing and other problems resonate with large partner in effort Read More »

Will the governor’s new housing “package” end CA’s housing crisis? Let’s rank the ideas and find out.
July 18, 2017 by Jennifer Hernandez

Will the governor’s new housing “package” end CA’s housing crisis? Let’s rank the ideas and find out.

New tool can help measure effectiveness of housing legislation Read More »

It’s time to add “teeth” to California’s housing element law
July 18, 2017 by Cathy Creswell & Lucy Dunn

It’s time to add “teeth” to California’s housing element law

State must enforce its laws and hold cities accountable for their local housing plans Read More »

Nation’s largest community college system prepares for the future
July 17, 2017 by Holly Zanville

Nation’s largest community college system prepares for the future

With state facing need for more than a million more skilled workers over 10 years, California's colleges revamp workforce training Read More »

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 14
July 14, 2017 by Justin Ewers

A Way Home for CA: What people are saying this week about the housing crisis - July 14

Sacramento talking about what would end up in a pending cap-and-trade "deal" including housing legislation Read More »

A “deal” on cap and trade and housing won’t solve the housing crisis unless it reduces development costs
July 13, 2017 by Fred Silva

A “deal” on cap and trade and housing won’t solve the housing crisis unless it reduces development costs

Housing supplies are not likely to go up unless the cost of building is addressed Read More »

Elevate CA: California can lead the nation in rebuilding upward mobility
July 12, 2017 by California Economic Summit

Elevate CA: California can lead the nation in rebuilding upward mobility

State's higher education leaders endorse new effort to raise awareness of issue Read More »

Ideas in 50+ housing bills “not sufficient” to address scale of crisis, says CA Economic Summit
July 11, 2017 by Justin Ewers

Ideas in 50+ housing bills “not sufficient” to address scale of crisis, says CA Economic Summit

California needs stronger legislation to incentivize more communities to say yes to housing Read More »

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