San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
California's Cap-And-Trade Money Helping Put Solar Panels On Low-Income HomesA new program in California is aiming to put pricey solar panels within reach of low-income families.
Family Feud Wants You: Auditions Heading To Bay Area In March 2015You love the Feud. Your family plays along with Steve Harvey, and you KNOW you're better than those guys on TV, right? This is the moment you've been waiting for. The Family Feud auditions are coming to YOU this March.
San Francisco Housing Authority To Open Public Housing Waiting List For First Time In 6 YearsBeginning January 13, homeless San Francisco residents will be able to place their names on the public housing waiting list.
Honey Maid Turns Homophobic Backlash Against TV Spot Showing Same-Sex Couples Into Viral GoldNegative backlash created by a commercial for Honey Maid graham crackers – which portrayed gay and interracial families in the “This is Wholesome” TV spot – has been turned around by the company into another video response that is gaining a huge following on the web.
Salvation Army Providing Translation Services For Asiana Crash Victims, FamiliesThe Salvation Army is providing translation and family assistance operations following the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Saturday at San Francisco International Airport that left two people dead and more than 180 injured.
Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School ShootingThe nation is grieving for the victims of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and many are wondering how they can help.
Phil Matier: Flight Of Families Concerns San Francisco SupervisorsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is attempting to tackle the issue of "family flight" - defined by the thousands of families with school-age children who left the city in the past decade.
Finding the Best Babysitter in the Bay AreaWhether it’s just for an afternoon or an entire weekend away, these resources will make finding the ideal caregiver in the Bay Area simple, quick, and safe. There are many ways to find great childcare in the Bay Area, but the most important thing is to check references, do a background check, and trust your instincts.
Food Stamp Applications Soar In Contra Costa CountyFood stamp applications have skyrocketed in Contra Costa and county officials report an increasing number of those dependent on the stamps are children.
KCBS In Depth: Foster Care In CaliforniaAn interview with Jill Jacobs of Family Builders on the state of California's foster care system.
South Bay's Best Independent Bookstores for KidsThe independent bookstore has practically gone the way of mix tapes and dial-up in the United States, many having been gobbled up by chains and Internet booksellers. However, in the Bay Area the spirit of independent bookstores lives on. If you're a book-lover and coming to the South Bay, check out these favorites