CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 2005 |
Los Angeles County residents are sharply divided by race and ethnicity in their perceptions of schools, traffic, crime and other matters affecting their quality of life, a new poll has found. The survey by the Public Policy Institute of California also found broad pessimism -- regardless of race and ethnicity -- about the prospects for improvement. A striking one-third of residents surveyed said they expect to leave the county within five years.