Still, without question, CJ prints highly informative, well-written, and topical articles, such as
- Cynthia Ward's High-Speed Train Wreck : California’s multi-billion-dollar bullet-train boondoggle was predictable—and predicted
- Heather Mac Donald's Less Academics, More Narcissism : The University of California is cutting back on many things, but not useless diversity programs
- Joel Kotkin's Lost Angeles : The City of Angels goes to hell
- Gerry Garibaldi's (2006 article) How the Schools Shortchange Boys.