Housing startsHousing production in California is expected to increase in 2019, but just barely, and far below the pace needed to meet demand. Still, experts say an infusion of state money could boost production in future years, including for affordable housing.

Story by Chris Nichols.

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(Photo: Housing construction has gradually rebounded in California since the Great Recession - Associated Press file photo/via Capital Public Radio)

 

 

 

 

Water faucet052Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that promises an end to the undrinkable water that plagues some impoverished California communities.

Story by Ben Adler.

(Photo: USEPA Environmental-Protection-Agency [Public domain])

 

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