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Woman Says Her Case Exposes Need for Fresno Funding of Eviction Attorneys

Amanda sobbed in court after her attempt to reverse her eviction failed. "Where am I supposed to go?" she cried out to Fresno County Superior Court Judge Mark Cullers. Cullers, who presides over eviction cases once a week from his fourth-floor courtroom at the B.F. Sisk Courthouse in Fresno, offered...

California Housing Crisis Mystery: Rents Way up, Eviction Filings Way Down

Shirley Gibson isn’t quite sure how to feel about these numbers. As directing attorney of the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County — which offers legal services to low-income tenants caught between the preposterously priced southern suburbs of San Francisco and the preposterously priced suburbs of Silicon Valley —...

Meet California's Most Unlikely Philanthropist: 18-Year-Old Fabiola

This spring — as federal prosecutors announced charges against wealthy Californians, who paid bribes to get their kids into elite universities — a poor kid from a poor California town faced her own dilemma: How could she help others go to college? Fabiola Moreno Ruelas, an 18-year-old from the Salinas...