Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

Central City Extra/New America Media , News Analysis, Tom Carter, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

San Francisco is responding slowly to recommendations to improve the safety of its 500+ SRO hotels housing vulnerable elders and those with disabilities.


Un-Retiring? Here’s How To Connect With A Career Coach


Forbes/New America Media, News Feature, Kerry Hannon, Posted: Apr 12, 2014

If you’re 65-plus and want to rock on, not get in a rocker, what will you do next? Author Kerry Hannon has tips on how to find the best career coach for you.


Congress to Unemployed: Maybe You Should Move to the Ukraine


The Root, News Analysis, George Ellison, Posted: Apr 03, 2014

While doling out $1 billion to stabilize the Ukraine, with more promised, Congress is stalled on benefits for millions of jobless Americans.


Richmond, CA Poised to Have Highest Minimum Wage in State


Richmond Pulse / New America Media, News Report, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

The City of Richmond again finds itself at the vanguard of a progressive movement, this time by supporting a living wage for working residents.

Rajeev Suri to Be Next Nokia CEO, Says Report


India West, News Report, Posted: Mar 18, 2014

Rajeev Suri, chief executive officer of Nokia Solutions and Networks, Nokia’s telecom network equipment division, is likely to become the Finnish company’s next chief executive after the sale of its handset business to Microsoft, Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat reported March 14, citing sources close to board discussions.


Bullied by the System, Filipino American Senior Fights Eviction


New America Media/Central City Extra, Profile, Vivian Zalvidea Araullo, Posted: Mar 14, 2014

Filipino American artist–musician Benito Santiago, 63, is among San Francisco’s seniors facing rising rents and eviction—and deciding to fight back.


Old Gold Mountain Is Indeed Made of Gold


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Mar 14, 2014

San Francisco is now facing an enormous dilemma: the economy is booming once again after a long recession, but there's no affordable space left.


Why Oakland's a Tech Start-up Game Changer


Oakland Local, News Report, Barbara Grady, Posted: Mar 13, 2014

Oakland’s tech industry appears to be more diverse than the largely white male and Asian male tech industries across the bay and down the peninsula.


San Francisco’s ‘Mama Tess’ Serves Filipino Elders Taste of Home, Community


New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 13, 2014

“Mama Tess” brings San Francisco’s low-income Filipino seniors a taste of home and community—but rising tech-boom rents are forcing out similar businesses.


The Castaway Elders: Living Alone and Poor


New America Media, Profile, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2014

Former substitute teacher Brenda Washington, 64, never dreamed she’d be alone and poor. Stuck with little income in a tiny room, she still holds out hope.

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