Proposal To Create More Affordable Housing In California Shelved Until 2020
Despite homelessness in California, and the state's escalating housing crisis, Melissa Caen tells us a proposal that would have sped up construction all over the state has hit a massive speed bump.

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Proposal To Create More Affordable Housing In California Shelved Until 2020Despite homelessness in California, and the state's escalating housing crisis, Melissa Caen tells us a proposal that would have sped up construction all over the state has hit a massive speed bump.
San Francisco Supervisors Weigh Proposal To Close Juvenile HallA committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is expected to consider a proposal that would close the city's juvenile hall, which advocates say is mostly empty. Jackie Ward reports. (5/16/19)
Opponents Of Strict Alabama Abortion Ban Receiving Bay Area SupportOpponents of the Alabama's newly-enacted abortion ban, the strictest in the country, are gearing up to challenge the law in court and are getting support from people in the Bay Area. Susie Steimle reports. (5/15/19)
UC Regents To Consider Housing Proposal On Berkeley CampusThe University of California Regents are expected to consider a proposed housing development on the Berkeley campus, a plan that has raised controversy among Berkeley city officials. Jackie Ward reports. (5/15/19)
FEMA Closing Sonoma County Trailer Neighborhood For Wine Country Fire VictimsA makeshift trailer neighborhood in Sonoma County, where wildfire victims have been living for 19 months, will be removed in July. Don Ford reports. (5-14-2019)
San Jose Plan To Fix Potholes Hits RoadblockSan Jose is still scrambling to fill potholes from this past winter and they had a plan to make it happen. Kiet Do tell us about a new roadblock.
East Bay Residents, Businesses, Drivers Want A Say In Plan To Redo San Pablo AvenueSan Pablo Avenue runs through 6 cities, from Oakland to San Pablo, and it's due for a makeover. Juliette Goodrich reports drivers, residents and businesses have strong opinions about the project.
Developer Backs Out Of Controversial Ohlone College Housing ProjectA developer has pulled out of a controversial housing project at Ohlone College. John Ramos tells us why a plan for hundreds of apartments and townhomes ran into a wall of resistance.
Kamala Harris Looks To Reboot 2020 Campaign By Shifting Aim To TrumpKamala Harris is looking to reboot her presidential campaign by shifting her focus to President Trump. Several national polls show her lagging in 4th place. Melissa Caen reports. (5-12-2019)

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