Poll finds voters remain ignorant on budget

Polling by the Public Policy Institute of California consistently shows that California adults are ignorant about how the state budget allocates money among the major spending categories, wrongly believing that prisons come first in spending when, in fact, they come in last.

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Mike Dunbar: State's glass woefully empty when it comes to water storage

The Modesto Bee Opinions Page Editor Mike Dunbar says California continues to miss opportunities to store water by failing to address the need to build more storage facilities that would capture all of the state's water.
Mike Dunbar: State's glass woefully empty when it comes to water storage 0:44

Mike Dunbar: State's glass woefully empty when it comes to water storage

Mike Dunbar on Tom McClintock town hall meeting 0:47

Mike Dunbar on Tom McClintock town hall meeting

Modesto's Beyer ousts Patterson from Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs 1:47

Modesto's Beyer ousts Patterson from Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs

Modesto Christian boys run away from Cosumnes Oaks 1:04

Modesto Christian boys run away from Cosumnes Oaks