English 1A  -- X. Candelaria
Local Issues Argumentative Research Paper
Helpful Resources

Journals, Magazines and Newspaper Articles:

ProQuest 
ProQuest provides access to articles in more than 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. To get access from off-campus, you must have a library card. (available at the Gavilan Library).

 

Statistics:

RAND California
Extensive statistical information relating to California cities and counties (crime rates, school test scores, etc.) and California economic and policy issues. To get access from off-campus, you must have a user name and password (available at the Gavilan Library).

California Cities, Towns, and Counties  
Call Number:  Ref HA261 .C295 
Available in the reference section at the Gavilan Library, California Cities, Towns, and Counties includes a one page statistical profile for all incorporated cities & towns and California counties.  

Websites:

Information for City Reports
This site was recently designed for an ESL class, but it could prove useful for this assignment as well.  It contains a list of links to information sources about local cities.

Internet Resources for California Citizens
Links recommended by the California Voter Foundation as being "excellent resources for finding out more about elections and politics, both in California and beyond."

California Interest Groups
A list of California interest groups that organize around specific issues, also from the California Voter Foundation.


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