“The epidemic of hate”
Without Roe, some states move to restrict abortion. California chooses the opposite course, offering services and protection
Confrontations with traumatized suspects too-often end in shootings. Is there another way?
The struggle to stay housed as a pandemic rages
The fight for the right to vote is hard won, and never finished
When COVID hit, calls for service for troubled children dropped. That’s a good thing, right?
The best way to address homelessness may be to prevent it. But how to do that?
Los Angeles was struggling to help its most vulnerable children. Then it learned some lessons.
Water districts charge widely varying prices. Why?
How water markets could help equalize pricing and distribution
Welcome to Blueprint’s 14th issue
The public backs teachers, and charter schools may suffer.
Los Angeles Count Sheriff Alex Villanueva thumbs his nose at reform. Can the county supervisors rein him in?
Blueprint turns to homelessness, a growing tragedy in California and beyond
Time is running out to address climate change; thankfully, there are many ideas for doing so.
Term limits, scandals and retirements clear the way for a new era in the government of America’s largest county, Los Angeles.
Karen Bass is L.A.'s new mayor, the first woman ever to hold that office. What lies ahead for her? Blueprint editor Jim Newton reports for CalMatters.