Data Center Feed http://californiawatch.org/datacenter/dui-checkpoints en State attorneys general investigating for-profit colleges http://californiawatch.org/data/state-attorneys-general-investigating-profit-colleges <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/state-attorneys-general-investigating-profit-colleges" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/Gavel flickr photo by Brian Turner.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> California's attorney general has joined the U.S. Department of Justice and several other states in a whistleblower lawsuit against for-profit educational firm Education Management Corp. See which attorneys general in other states have launched investigations of for-profit colleges. </p> </div> </div> </div> Higher Ed for-profit colleges Graph Fri, 03 May 2013 07:00:00 +0000 12560 at http://californiawatch.org Map: Price of proximity http://californiawatch.org/data/map-price-proximity <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/map-price-proximity" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/CommC_Copper_00781-1000px_0.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> Dozens of community college districts in California – no more than 20 miles apart – spend millions on similar administrative costs. Find out how much money is being spent in our interactive. </p> </div> </div> </div> Higher Ed budget cuts California schools community colleges school administration Interactive Map Mon, 18 Mar 2013 07:05:03 +0000 18839 at http://californiawatch.org Timeline: How the three strikes law changed California http://californiawatch.org/data/timeline-how-three-strikes-law-changed-california <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/timeline-how-three-strikes-law-changed-california" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/timeline_thumbnail.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> The state’s crackdown on habitual criminals was fueled by a Fresno father whose daughter had been murdered. </p> </div> </div> </div> Public Safety california prisons prison reform Three strikes Sun, 30 Sep 2012 07:05:03 +0000 18178 at http://californiawatch.org Interactive: Assessing risks among California's prisoners http://californiawatch.org/data/interactive-assessing-risks-among-californias-prisoners <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/interactive-assessing-risks-among-californias-prisoners" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/SQ_intake4.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> Amid another debate over California’s three strikes law, never-before-released inmate profiles show a high number of substance abusers but much fewer prisoners with high-risk “criminal thinking” scores. </p> </div> </div> </div> Public Safety california prisons drug addiction Sun, 30 Sep 2012 07:05:02 +0000 18200 at http://californiawatch.org Find which schools are waiting on state money for repairs http://californiawatch.org/data/find-which-schools-are-waiting-state-money-repairs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/find-which-schools-are-waiting-state-money-repairs" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/Google-Docs-Logo-71px_0.png" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="71" height="82" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>California has funded less than half of an $800 million program intended to repair shoddy school facilities. The Emergency Repair Program, which was born out of a landmark class-action lawsuit that sought to entitle every student to a clean, safe and functional school, should be in its final year of funding. The state's contributions to date &mdash; $338 million &mdash; have remained unchanged for the past five years.</p> </div> </div> </div> K–12 budget demographics public schools school funding Searchable Database Wed, 18 Jul 2012 06:05:06 +0000 17126 at http://californiawatch.org The Rainmakers: California's top political donors, 2001-2011 http://californiawatch.org/data/rainmakers-californias-top-political-donors-2001-2011 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/rainmakers-californias-top-political-donors-2001-2011" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/grid-badge-tmb_0.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/data/rainmakers-californias-top-political-donors-2001-2011" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/midas100px.png" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="100" height="100" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> Lavishing their largesse to legislators and political committees alike, the largest donors to California politics spent $1.25 billion from 2001 through 2011. </p> </div> </div> </div> Money and Politics Searchable Database Mon, 04 Jun 2012 07:05:04 +0000 16452 at http://californiawatch.org Developmental center police officers and their pay http://californiawatch.org/data/developmental-center-police-officers-and-their-pay <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/developmental-center-police-officers-and-their-pay" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/OPS_data_thumb_0.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="300" height="300" /></a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/data/developmental-center-police-officers-and-their-pay" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/OPS_data.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> Police officers at the Office of Protective Services, the in-house force at California's five board-and-care institutions, are among the state government's most proficient users of overtime. The data below documents every sworn peace officer employed by the Office of Protective Services from 2006 through 2011. </p> </div> </div> </div> Public Safety Developmental centers Office of Protective Services patient abuse police police overtime Broken Shield Searchable Database Fri, 18 May 2012 07:05:04 +0000 16224 at http://californiawatch.org Map: Learn more about 4 unincorporated communities http://californiawatch.org/data/map-learn-more-about-4-unincorporated-communities <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/map-learn-more-about-4-unincorporated-communities" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/map_0.png" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> About 1.8 million Californians – primarily Latinos – live in low-income, unincorporated communities that lack sewers, clean drinking water, sidewalks, streetlights or gutters – infrastructure known to curb public health and safety risks. The U.S. Census Bureau only tracks some of them, and federal tallies of characteristics like income often diverge markedly from more localized surveys. Without hard numbers, advocates have found it difficult to argue effectively for change. </p> </div> </div> </div> Health and Welfare Lanare Matheny Tract Parklawn sewer Thermal unincorporated communities water California Lost Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:05:06 +0000 15382 at http://californiawatch.org Search your community for transferred military equipment http://californiawatch.org/data/search-your-community-transferred-military-equipment <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/search-your-community-transferred-military-equipment" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/tableau-tmb.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="200" height="200" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p> More than 17,000 local agencies across the country have taken advantage of the Defense Department’s equipment giveaways. California police accumulated more equipment in 2011 than any other year in the program’s two-decade history. </p> </div> </div> </div> Public Safety Defense Department homeland security military Database Fri, 30 Mar 2012 06:05:03 +0000 15494 at http://californiawatch.org Explore data on abuse and unexplained injuries at Calif. developmental centers http://californiawatch.org/data/explore-data-abuse-and-unexplained-injuries-calif-developmental-centers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/data/explore-data-abuse-and-unexplained-injuries-calif-developmental-centers" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small imagecache-linked imagecache-image-small_linked"><img src="http://californiawatch.org/files/imagecache/image-small/documents_1.jpg" alt="California Watch" title="California Watch" class="imagecache imagecache-image-small" width="176" height="96" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Five institutions in California house nearly 1,800 patients with developmental disabilities, including those with cerebral palsy, mental retardation and severe autism. This population is at a high risk for physical abuse and injury. The Office of Protective Services and the state Department of Public Health investigate allegations of patient abuse and unexplained injuries at the centers, which are located in Sonoma, Los Angeles, Orange, Tulare and Riverside counties.</p> </div> </div> </div> Public Safety developmental center developmentally disabled patient abuse police Broken Shield Searchable Database Thu, 23 Feb 2012 08:05:04 +0000 14989 at http://californiawatch.org