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(Joseph Pollard/Getty Images)

California Bill Could Be First To Provide Diapers For Families On Welfare

A California Assemblywoman drafted a bill for the CalWorks program that would give qualifying families $80 a month to spend on diapers for children under age 2.

08/06/2014

San Francisco firefighters and police responded this morning to a possible hazardous materials incident that has resulted in the death of one person in the city's Richmond District

‘Hazmat Situation’ In San Francisco’s Richmond District; 1 Person Dead And Neighbors Evacuated

San Francisco police and fire officials are on the scene Monday morning of what they are calling a hazardous materials situation after a body was found in a home in the city’s outer Richmond neighborhood near the VA hospital.

06/30/2014

A Chinese orphan. (CBS)

China Changes Policy For One Million Orphans After Berkeley Woman’s Perseverance

Orphans adopted from China often have emotional, and sometimes physical problems, but one Bay Area woman broke barriers in China to give those children much needed loving care.

05/12/2014

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney in Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Attacks On Obama’s Welfare ‘Reform’ Justified

According to Romney, Obama has taken away a number of work requirements from the federal welfare regulations. Republicans believe that Obama’s executive measure on welfare funding to states makes it easier for non-working people get a free government check.

08/08/2012

iPhone (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Big W)

Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democrats Talk California Budget Ahead Of Friday Deadline

Democratic legislative leaders are meeting with Gov. Jerry Brown as they chase a Friday deadline to approve a state budget that addresses California’s nearly $16 billion deficit.

06/11/2012

Homeless. (AP)

San Francisco Ballot Measure Threatens ‘Care Not Cash’

A measure headed for the November ballot in San Francisco could undermine the city’s Care Not Cash program by removing a key component that makes the welfare program work.

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