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Conservative Activist Launches Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage

November 26, 2013 | 4:37 pm

Conservative Activist Launches Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage

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Former Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ron Unz launches campaign for a big increase in state’s minimum wage.

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California’s Sudden Surplus — and Why It May Not Last

November 20, 2013 | 4:54 pm

California’s Sudden Surplus — and Why It May Not Last

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State to get multibillion dollar cash surpluses in next fiscal years, but cautions against spending.

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JP Morgan’s $13 Billion Deal Sends $300 Million to Calif. Pension Funds

November 19, 2013 | 6:33 pm

JP Morgan’s $13 Billion Deal Sends $300 Million to Calif. Pension Funds

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Settlement with Justice Dept. acknowledges bank misled investors about flawed mortgage-backed securities.

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Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

November 18, 2013 | 9:30 am

Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

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Independent truckers want delay in state rule that requires them to buy cleaner diesel engines.

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5 Reasons Landlords Say They’re Not to Blame for High Rents and Evictions

November 12, 2013 | 12:59 pm

5 Reasons Landlords Say They’re Not to Blame for High Rents and Evictions

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Do property owners deserve all the blame for spiking rents and a rising number of evictions? Think again.

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Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

November 8, 2013 | 8:00 am

Meet the Ellis Act, the Law Driving Many San Francisco Evictions

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Law passed in the ’80s lets landlords ‘go out of business’ — and force tenants out of their units.

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What Do You Give Up to Live in the Bay Area?

November 4, 2013 | 9:30 am

What Do You Give Up to Live in the Bay Area?

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What do you sacrifice to be able to afford housing in the Bay Area?

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KQED Launches ‘Priced Out: The Bay Area’s High Cost of Living’

October 30, 2013 | 2:53 pm

KQED Launches ‘Priced Out: The Bay Area’s High Cost of Living’

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Over the coming months KQED will bring you the facts and stories of the Bay Area housing crisis as part of a new series we’re calling ‘Priced Out.’

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Is Trickle-Down Economics the Real Issue in SF Props. B and C?

October 29, 2013 | 2:16 pm

Is Trickle-Down Economics the Real Issue in SF Props. B and C?

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Both sides argue whether the luxe condo development will ensure more affordable housing in the future.

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Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

October 11, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

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Officials say the state simply can’t afford to pay for operations at Yosemite and other national parks.

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