OUR HOMELESS SCHOOLKIDS: 20,000 Bay Area Children Have No Home To Go To After Class, A Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story SeriesThe only shelter they can call their own is their desk. They live in their family's car, or in shelters, or camped out in cold, wet tents, as they try to study, write reports, and pull themselves up. This is their multi-part story, in a Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story series.
Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless KidsMore than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time HighDespite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.
KCBS Cover Story: Zoo Labs In Oakland Shows Musicians How To Think Like Startups
KCBS Cover Story Series: Welcome To 'The Jungle,' San Jose's Rapidly-Growing Homeless EncampmentWhile Silicon Valley is known for its high tech entrepreneurs who are making millions of dollars, the latest numbers show that the homeless population in San Jose has grown by about 20 percent since 2011. That increase is visibly evident in an area known as “The Jungle”—arguably the largest homeless encampment in the nation.
KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Hammering Central Valley Farms, BusinessesCalifornia’s record drought is affecting just about everyone across the state but the Central Valley’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry may be experiencing the impact the most.
KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Turning Central Valley Farmland Into Dust BowlSummer is here and nowhere is the drought being felt more severely than in California’s Central Valley, where fertile farmland is slowly turning into a dust bowl.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Getting By - Living Wage Law Doesn't Always ApplyThe latest income data shows that about 20 percent of the Bay Area lives in poverty and that figure is rising while local home prices, the stock market, and the incomes of the very rich are soaring to record levels.
KCBS Cover Story Series – Getting By In Silicon ValleyAs many in their mid-20s enjoy the riches from tech and dot-com companies in Silicon Valley, another section is struggling just to "get by" on their middle-class paychecks.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Getting By - Income Gap Widens In San FranciscoThe Bay Area has the highest median income in the nation and San Francisco has the fastest-growing gap between rich and poor. That economic inequality is on stark display in the very places where the latest technology boom is transforming the city.