Mountain View Residents Fight Back Against Plan To Demolish Apartment ComplexResidents of a Mountain View apartment building that might be demolished to make way for luxury townhomes are fighting against the plan, arguing that it threatens middle-class housing in their city.
Emotions, Tears At Housing Roundtable With Gov. Newsom, Mayor LiccardoGovernor Gavin Newsom appeared to be emotionally touched Tuesday during a housing roundtable discussion in San Jose.
Harris Proposes Tax Breaks Bill For Middle-Class AmericansDemocratic Sen. Kamala Harris, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, proposed new legislation on Thursday aiming to provide tax breaks for low- and middle-class Americans.
Study: 4 In 10 Americans Can't Afford Basic NeedsFour in 10 Americans are struggling to pay for their basic needs such as groceries or housing, a problem even middle-class households confront, according to a new study from the Urban Institute.
California Governor Proposes Cutting Middle Class College ScholarshipsA new plan by Governor Jerry Brown could cost some students their opportunity to go to college.
Hillary Clinton Warns Democrats Against Complacency At San Francisco FundraiserHillary Rodham Clinton is urging Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of both houses of Congress.
Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial DebateDemocratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday's night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:
Nancy Pelosi Drops By SF Central Subway Project; Talks Up Middle Class Jumpstart Campaign House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) dropped by the Central Subway construction project at San Francisco's Moscone Center Tuesday to campaign for the election of House Democrats in November.
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 – The Bay Area’s Growing Income InequalityThe Bay Area is grappling with an accelerating shift in its socioeconomic structure. The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer and the middle-class is, simply, disappearing. In a five-part Cover Story series, KCBS’ Doug Sovern investigates just how hard it is for working-class people to make a living and how quickly American dream for advancement is slipping away.
East Bay Congressman Wants Federal Minimum Wage At $10.10 An HourA Congressman from the East Bay co-introduced legislation in Washington on Tuesday that calls for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Opinion: Don’t Let Obama Convince You That American Success Is BadDuring the current election campaign, for the first time in American history, President Barack Obama and the “left” have made success in America to be negative.
Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only AttacksSitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.
Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare SpeechObama's latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.
UC Berkeley Launches Middle-Class Financial Aid ProgramThe University of California, Berkeley is launching a new financial aid program for middle-class students.