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Joe Mathews is the Connecting California Columnist and Editor, Zócalo Public Square, Fellow at the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University and co-author of California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It (UC Press, 2010)

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A 2011 crime scene in Tulare County, where one of Jose Martinez's victims was found. | Courtesy of Marion County Sherff’s Office via FOIA/Buzzfeed
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City Rising

California's Unincorporated Places Can Be Poor, Powerless — and the Perfect Place to Commit Murder

It's time to do better by communities that don’t even have local police to call, let alone defund.
Summer Olympic games in Los Angeles Aug.8, 1984. | photo by Associated Press
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SoCal Connected

L.A. Is Too Good to Host the 2024 Olympics

The Olympic Movement Is Relentlessly Corrupt, so Why Should Southern California Help Save It?
The Donald Trump piñata on a closet shelf | photo by Joe Mathews
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SoCal Connected

Donald Trump Is Living in My Closet

My Trump Hasn't Made Any Racist Statements or Told Any Lies—But I Still Don't Know What to Do With Him
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaking at Comic-Con 2012 | photo by Gage Skidmore
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SoCal Connected

Schwarzenegger Suggests a Way to Battle Trump

Former Gov. uses "a fist... wrapped in a velvet glove"
A plaque is seen in front of the Pasadena residence where Barack Obama lived during his sophomore year at Occidental College | Photo by John Antczak/Associated Press
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SoCal Connected

Why is California Fawning over the Outgoing President?

There's even a proposal for a “President Barack H. Obama Freeway.”
Californians need to pitch in to save the Spanish language.
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SoCal Connected

Californians Need To Preserve Español

Our State’s Original Language Is in Decline and It’s Up to California Save It
Jerry Brown suspended CEQA in his drought declaration today.
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Meet Jerry Brown, Your Shadow President.

Originally published in Fox & Hounds DailyWe’ll soon have two presidents, and one will live in SacramentoThere’s the guy that a plurality of American…
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