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Tag: Poverty Issues

Can Underfunded GOP Candidate Outflank Jerry Brown on Poverty?

July 31, 2014 | 11:50 am

Can Underfunded GOP Candidate Outflank Jerry Brown on Poverty?

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Kashkari spends a week being poor and homeless in Fresno. Can it spark a boost in his race for governor?

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Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

May 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Richmond Public Housing Workers Reap Thousands in Dubious Overtime Pay

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Two maintenance workers in agency charge extra hours for tasks like locking and unlocking one door.

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News Pix: Airbnb Protests, Late-Night Muni and Albany Bulb Cleanup

May 2, 2014 | 12:28 pm

News Pix: Airbnb Protests, Late-Night Muni and Albany Bulb Cleanup

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News from around the Bay Area in photos.

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Income Inequality in Berkeley: Do Students Skew the Numbers?

April 28, 2014 | 1:43 pm

Income Inequality in Berkeley: Do Students Skew the Numbers?

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Bloomberg News ranks Berkeley 10th among U.S. cities, with almost 20 percent of population in poverty.

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Albany Continues Clearing Out Homeless Encampment at Bulb

April 25, 2014 | 4:12 pm

Albany Continues Clearing Out Homeless Encampment at Bulb

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Not all the residents agreed to take $3,000 apiece and leave. Some will stay until they’re forced out.

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Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

April 24, 2014 | 6:24 pm

Interview: Jerry Brown Defends His Record on Income Inequality

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‘We can’t equalize everything, or you’d need state control like the old Soviet Union. We’re not going there.’

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City Settles Lawsuit With Plaintiffs Living in Tent Village on Albany Bulb

April 23, 2014 | 4:45 pm

City Settles Lawsuit With Plaintiffs Living in Tent Village on Albany Bulb

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Some encampment residents will receive $3,000 to leave and stay away for a year.

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Proposed Bayview Homeless Shelter Stirs Up Controversy

April 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

Proposed Bayview Homeless Shelter Stirs Up Controversy

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Some residents complain the neighborhood is a dumping ground for unwanted city projects.

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A Call for San Francisco to Boost Eviction Defense Funding

April 17, 2014 | 10:00 am

A Call for San Francisco to Boost Eviction Defense Funding

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Infusion of money from city could be used to help tenants hire attorneys to fight threat of displacement.

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Bayview Residents Weigh Adding a New Homeless Shelter

April 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

Bayview Residents Weigh Adding a New Homeless Shelter

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Photo Essay of people involved with Mother Brown’s Dining Room, a Bayview-Hunter’s Point institution.

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