Cristo Rey San Jose High School, set to open in the fall, offers classes four days a week, with students going to work on Fridays.
Many California homeless people may soon get cell phones for next to nothing thanks to a federally-funded program set for approval by the Public Utilities Commission.
Qualifying low-income youth are slated to start riding San Francisco Municipal Railway buses and trains for free starting in March 2013 following Tuesday’s approval of a pilot program
With the new school year just around the corner, dozens of San Jose parents camped out overnight outside a community center hoping for free school backpacks for their children.
The revised budget agreement between legislative Democrats and Governor Brown calls for the phasing out of California’s successful Healthy Families program, which provides state-sponsored, low-cost insurance for children, teens and pregnant mothers.
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.