Despite a warning that University Mound Ladies Home in San Francisco’s Portola District would close earlier this week, the debt-ridden assisted living facility remains open with a plan in place for 20 seniors who remain.
Affordable housing activists wanted a measure on November’s ballot, making it hard to for developers in San Francisco to build unless one-third of the new housing is reserved for renters in the low to moderate-income range.
The city of Berkeley now requires medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2 percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.
Health experts addressed San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week to say a soda tax would compel changes in behavior in low-income neighborhoods and minority communities.
Twitter Announces Partnership With San Francisco Non-Profit To Teach Tech Skills To Homeless, Low-Income Families
Twitter is joining forces with a San Francisco non-profit organization to teach tech skills to local homeless and low-income families.
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.