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Why It’s Taken So Long for the Golden Gate Bridge to Get a Protective Barrier
Workers are in the final stages of a long, $217 million project: Install a protective barrier at the Golden Gate Bridge. Roughly 2,000 people have died by suicide jumping from the bridge since it opened in 1937.
Newsom Taking New Approach to California’s 10,000 Homeless Veterans
California’s population of homeless veterans has plateaued despite billions of dollars in state spending to create housing for former service members. Now, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to shift resources to focus on veterans with serious mental health conditions.
More than 70,000 households who needed and applied for state aid to pay their rent during the COVID-19 pandemic by the March 2022 deadline still have their applications listed as "pending." Now they could be evicted from their homes.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature mental health policies allow the involuntary treatment of more Californians with severe mental illnesses. Some fear the new laws will infringe on the civil liberties of people confined against their will.
California collects a special tax on high incomes to fund mental health services. Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to change how the money is spent so a share of it can be used to fund housing for homeless people with mental …
More workers are filing claims with the state alleging employers are retaliating against them for engaging in legally protected activities, such as seeking overtime pay or reporting wage theft or discrimination.
Under a system that has long prioritized local control for school districts. state officials now are fighting some recent board decisions regarding LGBTQ students.
Sierra Community House encompasses a wide variety of social services on the north shore and in the Truckee area, bringing together Project Mana, which is focused on hunger relief; Tahoe Safe Alliance, which is focused on domestic and sexual violence …
By channeling funds to a number of nonprofits working on various issues in a given region, community foundations help solve big problems throughout California.
A conversation with Stacy Caldwell, CEO of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office announced 21-year-old Nathaniel Cabacungan was convicted of second-degree murder, among other charges, as it relates to a Roseville-area fentanyl death of a 15-year-old-girl reported in June 2022. The conviction is the first of its …
A popular program doubles CalFresh benefits to buy fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets. It is among the California food benefit programs on the table in the budget negotiations between legislative leaders and Gov. Newsom.
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