Efforts to build housing around transit threaten to price out those most dependent on bus and rail

The San Diego Union-Tribune cited research by Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center on the number of housing units needed to lower the cost of housing in California. However, to actually lower the cost of housing, the state would need to add roughly 2.5 million new units by 2025, or roughly 357,000 a year,…

Trump Makes California Grate Again

Fox & Hounds Daily published commentary by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on the continued tension between President Donald Trump and the majority of California voters. All in all, besides lousy traffic, Trump’s visit meant little to most Californians. And the optics of the military and the “wall” didn’t…

A combative Trump has busy day in California

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on why President Donald Trump was comfortable speaking in front of prototypes for his proposed border wall. “I haven’t seen (Trump) as comfortable as he was at the wall, discussing why this one was good and that one was bad,” Sherry Bebitch Jeffe,…

California Attorney General Foes Spar in AP Interviews

The New York Times (in an Associated Press story) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on the fundraising advantage current California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has over his opponent. University of Southern California political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe said Jones has an uphill battle given what likely will be Becerra’s growing lead…