UCLA Luskin Lecture brings together political forces who forged a path for the next generation of leaders.
With an earlier primary date, the Golden State may sway national debates and even the presidential contest.
The trend places additional stress on wildlife ecosystems and resources that the approximately 24 million people living in Southern California need to survive.
Toxic pesticides are widely used in California agriculture to control soil pests for strawberry, almond, citrus and other high-value crops.
The report predicts weaker housing markets into 2020 in California. One bright spot in the outlook is investment in intellectual property, which consists largely of software development; film and TV production; and corporate research and development.
As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier.
The paper, which was presented to state lawmakers, will guide the conversation about expanding coverage as the state takes steps to revamp the system.
The paper recommends nearly a dozen policy strategies aimed at ensuring adequate staffing and training to serve the growing number of elderly people in the state.
The report’s authors write that the big question for the California economy is how long the state’s tech industry boom can continue.
A report by UCLA, UC Berkeley and California Food Policy Advocates found that the state could lose up to $1.67 billion in federal benefits.
A report by UCLA and UC Berkeley experts suggests policies that could help California protect the progress the state made under the Affordable Care Act in expanding health coverage.
Without electric grid upgrades, heat-related power outages in L.A. County are guaranteed by midcentury
Without changes being made by 2040, the report found, certain locales would be guaranteed to experience power failures at the hottest times of the year.
The Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies was founded in 2016 to support the creation of media about environmental issues for non-English speakers and people from different cultural backgrounds.
The continuing low proportion of uninsured state residents illustrates the continued success of the Affordable Care Act, according to a UCLA policy brief.
UCLA’s Luskin Center for History and Policy welcomed community leaders to discuss Proposition 10 as part of the ongoing “Why History Matters” series.
Research in a related report, however, found that a greater percentage of California adults are walking regularly: 4 in 5 adults regularly walk for transportation, for leisure or both.
The classes, which teach people to be trainers, began as a response to the need for community-level education that helps ensure workers have adequate protections.
California’s economy is expected to continue to grow faster than the U.S. economy, but the report indicates that growth at the state and national levels will be weaker in 2020.
Plans to change federal Medi-Cal funding could force some California counties to slash health coverage
Counties such as San Bernardino, Riverside and Fresno could see public health care take a bigger bite of their budgets, the study reports.
Despite a 62 percent minority population with high rates of poverty, low education and lack of insurance — all factors expected to lead to high mortality rates and negative health outcomes — California’s health profile was significantly better than the nation’s as a whole.
Requiring insurers to cover retail pharmacy vaccinations for adult Californians could save lives, study finds
Confusion about insurance coverage, limited access to doctors and lack of consumer awareness about vaccines are among the barriers to immunization.
They can be forced to move far from their social and medical networks to find rentals they can afford; they may end up in substandard housing; or — at worst — homeless, the paper’s authors say.
Environmental law experts Ann Carlson and Cara Horowitz review the long record of benefits achieved by the state’s aggressive anti-pollution rules.
UCLA researchers found that a smog test and vehicle repair program has shown benefits to residents in central California’s San Joaquin Valley.
UCLA researchers recommend strategies for California transportation fuels policy to meet 2030 climate target
Guidance from legal researchers could strengthen California climate policy by helping policymakers further reduce carbon pollution from transport fuels.