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Newsom’s Budget Proposal Tackles Homelessness in California

SACRAMENTO — Calling it "a stain on the state of California," Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday vowed to use part of a historic budget surplus to tackle homelessness in the nation's most prosperous state. "This homeless issue is out of control. (People) are out...
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Kamala Harris Backs Idea to Unionize Child Care Workers

Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris was just about to take the stage Monday night at Sacramento’s Sheraton Grand Hotel ballroom when she spotted and ran over to a group of women sporting yellow t-shirts sitting on the right side of the auditorium. ...

Halo Cafe Feeds Pets in Need and Nourishes Family Bonds

"No one should have to choose between feeding their pets...or feeding themselves." That's the mission statement behind Halo Cafe, a unique food pantry concept. Jennifer Quinn-Yovino formed the nonprofit to help struggling individuals and families feed th...
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OMG! California Considers Fees on Text Messaging.

SACRAMENTO — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper re...