When the Levee Breaks: A New Approach to Managing Rivers
Hamilton City leads California in a new approach to managing rivers.
Could Managed Consumption Be a Better Form of Treatment for Alcoholism?
Managed alcohol programs, which provide homeless alcoholics with housing and small amounts of booze, may seem counterintuitive, but they fit squarely within a philosophy of addiction treatment known as harm reduction—and they're working.
Three Underrated Ideas for Preventing Wildfire Devastation
Some advice from Californians who have lived through and studied the state's wildfires.
Why the IPCC's New Focus on Mountain Climate Change Is a Big Deal
Better science coordination will help mountain communities prepare for global warming.
What One Tiny California Island Can Teach Us About Dealing With Climate Change
It turns out Californians have long relied on innovative techniques to get their water.
How Expanding the EITC Would Benefit Working-Class Americans
A new report finds that expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit by 10 percent would lead to increases in after-tax income for middle-class Americans.
Democrats Should Stop Chasing the 'Sensible Centrists'
They don't exist. Voter suppression, on the other hand, is very real.
Why Cities Shouldn't Bend Over Backwards for Corporations
A lesson for public officials courting Amazon.
How a Degree Ladder Can Help Navigate the Complex Maze of College Courses
Some researchers are pushing to better guide students through the bewildering array of courses on offer at most community colleges.