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Gap Between Rich And Poor Much Larger In SF, Oakland Than In San Jose

It comes as no surprise that San Francisco and Oakland are top 10 among major United States cities for the earning gap between the haves and have-nots. However, you may be surprised to hear that San Jose ranks much lower among the 50 largest cities on income disparity, according to a Brookings Institute report.

02/25/2014

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Silicon Valley Cranks Out Patents Faster Than Any Other U.S. Region

A first of its kind study confirms what many already know in Silicon Valley: the region is tops, at least when it comes to innovation.

02/01/2013

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Tracks Foreclosure’s Overlooked Impact On California Children

California is one of 10 states where home foreclosures have hit children harder than elsewhere in the nation, according to a study that documents the far reaching impact of the foreclosure crisis on the young.

04/26/2012

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East Bay Group Pushes To Restart Climate Legislation

The conservative American Enterprise Institute and the liberal Brookings Institution are releasing a joint proposal aimed at increasing federal spending on clean energy innovation.

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