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  • Poverty rate methodology

    Using publicly available data, The Times computed poverty rates for the approved Los Angeles Promise Zone and two alternative zones following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development methodology detailed below. The Times first identified all...
  • South Florida population grows to 5.8 million

    South Florida population grows to 5.8 million
    A steady flow of overseas migration helped push South Florida's population up 4.4 percent between 2010 and 2013, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. The region had an estimated 5.8 million residents in 2013, allowing it to remain the nation's eighth-...
  • Connecticut Housing Permits Dip In February

    Housing permits in Connecticut dipped in February, but new home construction for the first two months of this year is still well ahead of 2013, a report released Wednesday showed. Towns and cities issued 604 permits for single-family houses, condominiums...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new tribalism and the decline of the nation-state

    We are witnessing a reversion to tribalism around the world, away from nation-states. The same pattern can be seen even in America -- especially in American politics. Before the rise of the nation-state between the 18th and 20th centuries, the world...
  • About this article

    Data for this analysis were compiled from the 2008-2012 estimates of the American Community Survey, which asks respondents to report the number of rooms in their dwellings, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. That measure includes bedrooms, kitchens and...
  • Low on income but living in Beverly Hills

    Low on income but living in Beverly Hills
    From the balcony of her Crescent Drive apartment, Shari Able takes in the luxurious view — a picture-postcard panorama of the homes of Beverly Hills. Her home sits above a Whole Foods stocked with organic kabocha squash and Dungeness crabs. Rodeo...
  • Why California needs the young if it's to thrive

    Why California needs the young if it's to thrive
    California is the world's largest experiment in social diversity. It has had no majority racial ethnic group since 1999, when whites fell below 50% of the population. In March, Latinos will become the largest group here, making up 39% of state residents,...
  • Rail alone can't reinvent L.A.

    Rail alone can't reinvent L.A.
    With the Crenshaw/LAX light-rail line groundbreaking last week, Los Angeles now has three rail transit projects under construction — an example of how the city is leading the country in a rail renaissance. The "city that destroyed cities," as GQ...
  • Alternate Unemployment Report Is Speculative, Unreliable

    A recently released report from the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis caused much political commentary when it suggested that the state's unemployment rate was higher than the 7.6 percent reported by the Connecticut Department of Labor. The...
  • City seeks info for future low-income housing

    The city, pending state approval, will form a task force to look into funding sources to preserve existing low-income senior housing and explore housing alternatives such as assisted-living and home health care. The Laguna Beach City Council approved...
  • China eases its one-child policy

    China eases its one-child policy
    BEIJING — China announced Friday that it would ease its deeply unpopular one-child policy, a high-profile move by new leaders to limit a program that has prevented millions of births but helped create an aging population that could constrict...
  • Florida governor's race will be tale of 2 economies

    Florida governor's race will be tale of 2 economies
    TALLAHASSEE — Floridians may want to brace themselves gastronomically for a factually overcooked 2014 gubernatorial fight centered on the trajectory of the economy. So here's a double dose of antacid. Gov. Rick Scott's campaign, the Republican Party...