Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.


Sugary Soda Linked to Cell Aging


UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers.


UC-Backed State Loan Program Will Provide Aid to Undocumented Students


UC Newsroom, News Report, Katherine Tam, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Undocumented UC students who qualify for in-state tuition but are ineligible for federal assistance soon will be able to borrow up to $4,000 a year.


San Jose Youth Respond to County Plan to Use Pepper Spray in Juvenile Hall


Silicon Valley De-Bug, First Person, De-Bug High staff, Posted: Oct 09, 2014

Santa Clara County approved a pilot program to allow the use of pepper spray against juvenile hall wards starting next month. Youth in San Jose say the weapon's use could lead to abuse.


UC Davis Student Establishes On-Campus Undocumented Center


UC Newsroom, Video, Julia Ann Easley, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad, California, and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant.


Georgia School Putting the Wheels on Common Core


The Epoch Times, Commentary, Mary Silver, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

On a school tour to see Common Core in action, one reporter couldn't help but notice how all the desks had wheels on them.


Many Insured Californians Unaware They Have Mental Health Coverage


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2014

Almost half of Californians who have insurance say that a lack of coverage is the reason they haven’t gotten mental health treatment despite needing it.


‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

With immigration reform delayed at the federal level, Assemblymember Rob Bonta is gearing up to bring health coverage to everyone, regardless of immigration status.


Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin


Central City Extra, News Report, Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The city's so-called Twitter tax break has resulted in only one full-time hire and five summer interns in the low-income neighborhood now home to the city's tech firms.


UC Offers New Assistance Program for Middle Class Families


UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Thousands of UC students soon could receive a check to offset some of their college-related expenses through a new state program aimed at assisting middle-class families.

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