Articles by

Marisa Kendall

San Jose wins $20 million to turn downtown motel into homeless housing

San Jose scored nearly $20 million in state funds to transform a motel downtown into homeless housing,...

$1,000 a month, no strings attached. New anti-poverty experiment comes to Silicon Valley

For many struggling South Bay families, getting an extra $1,000 a month with no strings attached would...

San Jose can resume clearing notorious homeless encampment, judge rules

RVs are parked at Columbus Park on Nov. 17, 2022, in San Jose,...

How did California yo-yo from a $100 billion surplus to a projected $25 billion shortfall — in just one year?

As the state teeters on the brink of a recession, California is in for for a dizzying...

Abortion was the star of the election in California and nationwide. And the impact was much broader

Sweeping support for abortion rights stole the show in this year’s election, uniting voters from California’s red...

Q&A: Bay Area voters, here’s what you need to know to vote this Election Day

Happy Election Day! We know you’ve had your ballot for, what, four weeks now? We won’t tell....

‘Everyone has to do better.’ Gov. Newsom holds state homelessness funding hostage

Sending a sharp rebuke to cities and counties he says are not setting sufficiently ambitious goals to...

New poll shows doom and gloom in Bay Area, with one bright spot

Housing prices are ridiculous, trash and homeless encampments line our streets, reservoirs are drying up – and...