Editor’s Note: According to the movies, everything is better in California. The people are happier, the sky is bluer and the sun is brighter. But is that really the case? For many young people, California has become a gilded cage that is trapping them between living comfortably or getting an education. For this edition of The kNOw Weighs In, we asked the young people of The kNOw what dangers their peers were facing as California residents and what more the state should be doing to help its youth.