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December 14, 2015
by Barbara Vergetis Lundin
SmartGridNews.com

From climate, greenhouse gas emissions and weather to Internet technology, startups and renewable energy, a new online tool is putting the power of big data in users' hands.

The Compare 50 website created by Next 10 with data compiled by Beacon Economics is a first-of-its-kind website that provides one-stop-shop access to more than 100 big-data metrics for all 50 states.

October 5, 2015
by Dan Weikel
LA Times

In a new statewide evaluation of rail transit stations, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority received an average rating while the best marks went to two Bay Area agencies.

The study of six rail system operators gave Metro a C grade overall, though most of its subway and light-rail stations scored well, including Westlake/MacArthur Park, which was called a model for transportation agencies.

April 14, 2016
by Liam Dillon
LA Times

The reason why California faces a housing affordability crisis is simple, many experts say: Lots of people want to live in the state and there aren’t enough houses for them.

“You don’t need a PhD in economics to understand this,” said Christopher Thornberg, an economist who recently published a report on state housing costs with the nonpartisan organization Next 10. “It’s basic supply and demand.”

March 7, 2016
by Irvin Dawid
Planetizen

The Golden State attracts high-end workers, while its high housing costs cause a disproportionate number of low and middle income workers to flee the state. The non-profit think tank, Next 10, delves into this crisis in three new reports.

The California Report nicely summarized the findings of the three reports in this one-and-one half-minute audio report:

March 6, 2016
The San Diego Union-Tribune

Three new studies commissioned by Next 10 — a San Francisco think tank that focuses on quality of life in California — make a powerful case that extreme housing costs threaten to make much of the state like Malibu and Santa Barbara, where only the wealthy can afford to live and most of the workers who support them have long commutes from cheaper inland areas. The analyses — prepared by Beacon Economics, a respected Los Angeles-based consultant — make a powerful case that the focus of state anti-poverty efforts should be bringing down housing costs.

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