Articles by

Laurence Du Sault

One Bay Area woman’s fight to keep families housed

For tenants at St. Francis Center who have lost their jobs and can’t pay rent, Sister Christina...

Santa Clara County is model for plan to give $1,000 a month to California foster youth

Borrowing from a Santa Clara County program he proposed, state Sen. Dave Cortese has...

How a one-time Bay Area tech worker amassed $43,804.72 in rental debt

Just a year ago, CJ Paillant lived in a brand new apartment complex in Oakland’s Jack London...

California legislators should start paying Capitol interns: report

California’s elected officials have backed a $15-an-hour minimum wage by 2023 but a new report says only...

Pandemic triggers century-high level of global inequality, U.S. among drivers: Oxfam report

The pandemic has triggered the biggest rise in global inequality “since records began,” according to a new...