Photo of a George Floyd death protest in Fresno, California, on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Some Violence, but California Protests Mostly Peaceful

LOS ANGELES — National Guard reinforced police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Vallejo after a second night of violence. That was among scattered incidents that stood in contrast to largely peaceful California protests over the police killing of George F...
Photo of a homeless camp

San Francisco Sanctions Once-Shunned Homeless Encampments

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is joining other U.S. cities in authorizing homeless tent encampments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a move officials have long resisted but are now reluctantly embracing to safeguard homeless people. About 80 tents a...
Collage image of SB 743's VMT effects on Californians

How Much You Drive Soon Will Dictate the Price of a New Home

If you dream of buying a new house in the suburbs — or anywhere outside the urban core —the cost is going way, way up because of a California law taking effect July 1. "The intent is to shift people out of their cars into some alternative mode." — Tony Bore...