Local governments – counties, cities, and "special districts" such as school districts – provide many of the services that we use on a daily basis, from schools and police protection to the water in our faucets and the collection of our trash. Californians expect local governments to produce high-quality services, as cost-effectively as possible. Read More
Slideshows: Californians Deliberate
Here are photo sets from Day 1 and 2 of the What's Next California Deliberative Poll. It comes as no surprise that participants are enthusiastic, unique and completely tuned in to this weekend's proceedings.
Day 1: Welcome dinner and first small group meetings
Day 2: Small group sessions
Day 2: Plenary session on initiative process and representation