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Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Demographics

L.A. County Population Surpasses 10 Million

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Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 8:01 AM

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Recessionary times always bring news of California's demise. No longer is the Golden State the hip destination for mobile Americans it once was, the story goes. Not even the undocumented want to come here anymore.

Well, as you're probably aware, that kind of talk is always a crock. California always reinvents itself as the land of dreaming big, and it usually does so faster than you can say gentrification.

The California Department of Finance this week says state growth is back, and L.A. County helped out by surpassing the 10 million population mark:

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Demographics

In California, The Children Aren't Our Future, Apparently

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Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 7:06 AM

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  • Grant Palmer Photography / Flickr
California, perhaps more than any other American state, used to epitomize the leading edge of global youth culture, from surfing to skateboarding, mixed-martial-arts fighting to lowriding. If kids were doing it, they were doing it here first.

No longer. Maybe.

USC researchers looked at the latest U.S. Census figures recently and came up with some alarming projections:

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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Now we understand why so many young Angelenos can afford iPhones, glasses without lenses and pool parties at the Standard hotel rooftop.

Turns out nearly a third of you are living at home with mommy and daddy.

A new study about young adults (those 20-34) living with their parents during the Great Recession ranks L.A. as a top city:

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Demographics

Asians Are Taking Over America

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Tue, May 8, 2012 at 7:05 AM

Ansel Adams captures at dressmaking class at Manzanar. - U.S. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
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  • Ansel Adams captures at dressmaking class at Manzanar.
By presidential proclamation, it's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

And on that note, let us reflect upon the latest U.S. Census statistics, which show that ... Asians are taking over America!

And you thought Latinos knew how to procreate and or get into the United States? Check out these facts and figures:

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Demographics

Day Without A Mexican is Finally Here, California

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Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 3:18 PM

AUSTIN H. KAPFUMVUTI
  • Austin H. Kapfumvuti
You thought A Day Without A Mexican was just a movie. But more and more, the wildest dreams of anti-illegal-immigration activists are coming true.

California's population growth is coming to a halt, says a new USC study (PDF), and much of that is the result of decreasing immigration.

At the same time, the Pew Hispanic Center says, "The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill." Yay! said the racists. But ...

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

ZOEY ZANOTTI
  • Zoey Zanotti
If you ask us, there's no other place to be: Sun, surf, snowboarding and sexy people.

Some of you, however, beg to differ. We're going to guess that your biggest problem with this fine metropolis is the cost of living, which can have a professional with a solidly middle-class salary competing with college students for an apartment.

And so many of you have thrown in the towel:

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