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California Asks for Surplus Federal Land to House Homeless

SACRAMENTO — California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. “You could match our commitment by similarly providing free surplus federal land ...

Video: Dyer vs. Janz in GV Wire Mayoral Forum

Fresno mayoral candidates Jerry Dyer and Andrew Janz face off in a one-hour forum moderated by GV Wire news director Bill McEwen. Click on the video above to see where they stand on addressing homelessness, recreational marijuana sales, housing, business gr...
Photo of women standing outside a vacant house in Oakland, Ca.

Homeless Women Who Took Over California Home Gain Support

OAKLAND — Some California lawmakers said they support a group of homeless women who have been illegally living in a vacant three-bedroom house since November, partly to protest real estate speculators who drive up housing costs in the pricey San Francisco Bay ...