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Civil Air Patrol, Squadron 85 of Placerville recently recognized 2nd Lieutenant Brock S. Buak III (Bravo Flight Commander) and 2nd Lieutenant Nehemiah Feusi (Cadet Deputy Commander) with the Billy Mitchell Award.
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An Initiative Promised 20,000 Homes for Mentally Ill Californians. It Delivered Far Less
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.
Homelessness Is on the California Ballot This March. Will Conditions Change?
Prop. 1 would funnel more money into housing and treatment for homeless Californians struggling with mental illness and addiction. But it’s far from a one-stop solution.
A once-groundbreaking nonprofit working with chronically homeless people in California’s capital closed and filed for bankruptcy in 2023.
KINGS BEACH, Calif. – The 5,000 sq. ft. space located at Tahoe Time Community Center fulfills a number of purposes year round. In addition to being the warehouse for Rockwood Tree Service, community and event center, most recently it has …
In San Mateo County, a new law allows police to charge homeless people with criminal offenses if they don’t accept shelter. SCOTUS will soon weigh in with a potential landmark decision in an Oregon case.
The California housing crisis is not only weakening the state politically at the national level, it could shift the political balance in Washington, D.C., as Republican-led states add population while California’s exodus continues.
San Francisco provides all tenants facing eviction access to an attorney. Across the Bay, in Contra Costa County, it’s a different story. Two tenants’ stories show the difference a lawyer can make.
California lawmakers made an effort in 2023 to remove red tape around new affordable houses, but obstacles such as high interest rates, sluggish local approval processes and a shortage of skilled construction workers remain.
The state has hundreds of millions to spend on affordable housing. Developers say they need billions.
California is modernizing how it pays health care providers through Medi-Cal. Some mental health providers say the changes endanger their services.
Local officials counted on the state’s Homekey program to convert hotel rooms. But now a major developer has defaulted on loans and the state housing department is investigating.
California’s rent cap doesn’t apply to some kinds of low-income housing, which has its own rules. But with inflation, some tenants have gotten much higher rent increases, even though affordable units were built with taxpayer subsidies.
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