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The Third California: The Golden State’s New Frontier


Extending from the outer suburbs of greater Los Angeles to the foothills of the high mountains of Northern California, the “Third California” contains virtually all the state’s fast-growing regions—from Riverside-San Bernardino in the south to the burgeoning suburbs around Sacramento. However, this growth comes with serious collective challenges on how to capitalize on job and population increases while addressing workforce and environmental concerns.

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