An anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.
The Obama administration is proposing making up to 5 million more people eligible for overtime — its latest effort to boost pay for lower-income workers.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial Up
California is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The Future
Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
The California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.
A new program in California is aiming to put pricey solar panels within reach of low-income families.
A new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.
A Sacramento watchdog group has come out with their annual report that finds California’s low-income earners are paying 10.5 percent of their income in state and local taxes while the wealthiest only pay 8.7 percent.
The Chabot Space & Science Center launched a pilot program Thursday giving low-income families with an EBT card admission to the center for $1 per person.
More than a million homeless students attend public schools in the U.S., but the highest percentage is right here in California.