A little known state program that offers low cost car insurance to low-income California drivers just got cheaper.
After hearing public comment Thursday, the measure was unanimously approved by the Rules Committee and sent to the full board for a vote.
Teray Frederick has transformed her Hayward home into a headquarters for giving. As her two daughters neared adulthood, she made a new commitment to serve her community.
A job fair for low-income families in Silicon Valley attracted more than 600 applicants. Many of those who turned out are about to lose public assistance benefits.
The Internal Revenue Service is warning Northern California residents of a scam that targets the elderly and disabled. IRS authorities have received reports of incidents in Fresno, Sacramento, Stockton, and places within the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose, but do not know the extent of the scam.
The California Public Utilities Commission has approved a proposal to lower rates for high volume Pacific Gas and Electric customers, and raise rates for some low-income users.
A campaign launched in Oakland Thursday looks to close the digital divide by getting more low-income families and seniors hooked up to the Internet.
The Universityof San Francisco will continue to sponsor a civil rights-era college prep program that was in danger of going away after 45 years at the school’s campus.
An East Bay nonprofit that works on homeless prevention is using unique loan opportunities to get low income families into previously foreclosed homes.
A San Jose charity planned to hand out 20,000 toys to low income families by the end of the day Wednesday. Some parents even camped out overnight outside Sacred Heart Community Service.