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Charter Schools Gain Unprecedented Popularity In California, Waiting Lists Nearly Double

If the waiting lists are any indication, charter schools are are more popular than ever before in California.

05/05/2015

Kashkari Sleeping

San Francisco Opens Waiting List For Nearly 200 Housing Units To Homeless Applicants

San Francisco’s Housing Authority is opening their waiting list for nearly 200 units to become available to the homeless for the first time in five years. The deadline to apply is by Sunday, but they must do so online.

01/13/2015

People line up to receive a free meal at the St. Anthony foundation dining room in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Housing Authority To Open Public Housing Waiting List For First Time In 6 Years

Beginning January 13, homeless San Francisco residents will be able to place their names on the public housing waiting list.

01/02/2015

A low-income housing complex in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Housing Authority Accepts Applications For Low-Income Housing

The Oakland Housing Authority began accepting online applications for its low-income housing waiting list on Monday, a process the city carries out every three years.

09/24/2012

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SF Taxi Drivers Outraged At MTA Ruling Over Cab Medallions

A plan approved by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) that turns taxi medallions into revenue-producing machines for the MTA is causing an uproar among cab drivers.

08/22/2012

A sign outside De Anza College (CBS)

South Bay Community Colleges Brace For Even Deeper Cuts

It will be a longer wait for classes, higher tuition and fees for students and even the possibility of layoffs and turning some students away for community colleges across the state.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/11/2011

San Francisco DMV office during a furlough Friday. (CBS)

Wait At San Francisco DMV Double The Statewide Average

Furlough Fridays and lighter staffing have meant there is usually a line just to get into the building of the city’s Department of Motor Vehicles office, and wait times typically run almost an hour and a half.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

A sign outside De Anza College (CBS)

De Anza College Students Facing Unprecedented Wait List

Monday was the first day of instruction at De Anza College. However, many students were turned away from class. It was a simple mathematical equation: there were more students than the number of available parking spaces, desks and chairs on campus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/21/2010