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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Schools rightfully closed campuses during the coronavirus pandemic, but that lost class time should be made up.

The coronavirus could force California to dip into its reserves.

California has more in common with Mexico City than Washington, D.C.

California has made voting more accessible, but not more understandable.

A well-considered guide to coaching is taking some of the tyranny out of youth sports.

You are cleared for takeoff now, but come October the government may deem you too big a risk to fly.

Joe Biden is facing a possibly insurmountable obstacle in his bid for the presidency: his name.

The state’s geographic center is often considered a political backwater, but that’s not the case this election season.

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