Zócalo's Connecting California

Zócalo's Connecting California

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Every week, Zócalo columnist and fourth-generation Southern Californian Joe Mathews talks to Morning Edition host Chery Glaser about 21st-century California's people, politics, trends and idiosyncrasies.

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Trader Joe’s has made itself an iconic California business by proving that less can be more.

It's time for Californians to give thanks... to PG&E.

California is a Republican success story, but you wouldn’t know it today.

Californians have never fully embraced high-speed rail, and that’s why we still don’t have it.

California could use a lesson from elite fighter pilots who used to call the Golden State home.

Nestled between two Bay Area highways is a capital of hip-hop.

California’s healthcare system wouldn’t function without the contributions of people born abroad.

When it comes to California’s housing problems, the answer may be right below the surface

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