Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.
The money will be used to fund the program, which started as a pilot in 2013, for the next two years.
Fast-food workers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay walked off the job Thursday to participate in protests as part of a nationwide movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits, an organizer said.
New funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city’s low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.
The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Californians, including those who are homeless, are now able to get free cell phones and service thanks to the recent expansion of a statewide program.
Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.
Nearly 20,000 San Franciscans under the age of 18 have applied for free Muni passes to be issued by the end of the month as part of a 16-month pilot program.
State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.