Bail Reform Proposed To Help Poor Defendants In Santa Clara CountyReforms to the bail system could soon open jail cells in Santa Clara County, allowing hundreds of people waiting for their day in court to walk free.
Lawsuit Aims To End San Francisco’s Money-Based Bail SystemA class action lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court that claims San Francisco’s wealth-based pretrial detention system unfairly targets low-income inmates.
San Francisco Spending $500K To Provide Free Diapers To Low Income FamiliesSan Francisco is going to help low income families in the city with diaper duty.
Students Rising Above Teach Low-Income Kids How To Code
Low-Income Community In Gilroy Overcharged On Property Taxes For 13 YearsA low-income housing community in Gilroy could be getting an unexpected payday after being over-charged on property taxes for more than a decade.
Mysterious Donor Gives $34M To Oakland Schools, NonprofitsAn 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.
Obama To Expand Overtime Pay For 5 Million WorkersThe 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 UpCalifornia 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 FutureRandy 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.
California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant ChildrenThe 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.
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.
Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda PointA new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.