Litigation concerning the county’s General Assistance (GA) program filed by the Public Interest Law Project concluded with a judge’s reduction of requested attorney fees from $2.4 million to $423,573, or by 83 percent.
Caltrans will have to accommodate more people who are choosing to walk, bike, and take public transportation, according to a California Household Travel Survey, which finds that the number of people taking alternative means of [...]
By Winslow Rouse Between 1999 and 2007, public records suggest the judges of the State of California disobeyed the legislature by issuing a whole generation of mandatory restraining orders on void and unenforceable Judicial Council [...]
By Dan Siegel I am announcing my support of the campaign organized by Local 1021 of the SEIU and a coalition of community organizations to increase Oakland’s minimum wage to $12.25/hr. and to provide paid [...]
By Steve Hockensmith, UC Berkeley News As 2013 came to a close, the media dutifully reported that the year had been the driest in California since records began to be kept in the 1840s. But [...]
Working students are the fastest growing part of the student population in the country because most people realize they need advanced credentials to create the life they want but cannot afford a traditional undergraduate or [...]
An assembly bill that would allow California Community Colleges to receive full funding for courses offered in correctional institutions, AB1271, has passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee with strong bipartisan support (12-1). According to [...]
By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
After 30 years of service, Douglas L. Bragg is retiring from his current position as director, Oakland Regional Office, United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Bragg has had the responsibility of overseeing services for California’s [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced a $2.1 billion multistate and federal settlement with Ocwen Financial Corporation and Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC (Ocwen) over alleged mortgage servicing misconduct.