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AirTalk special: Analysis and reaction on the Newsom / Cox debate from across California

| In collaboration with the California Dream project, AirTalk hosts a live statewide call-in show featuring analysis and voter reaction to the debate.

Homelessness: I feel your pain, or do I?

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As cities look for ways to tackle homelessness and the state pours half a billion dollars into finding solutions, one reporter looks at the science of empathy.

Thousands of Californians are working while homeless

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California doesn't define homelessness as a protected class in the workplace.

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Could this tax on vacant properties help end homelessness?

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Oakland voters could approve the state’s first tax on privately owned vacant properties in November.

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How a transportation safety net could keep more people off the streets

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Discounted transit fares and subsidies for new shared mobility tech, like scooters and ride-share, could help low-income people stay on their feet.

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Thousands of Californians Live In Their Vehicles. This Lawsuit Challenges Cities’ Authority To Impound Their Homes

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For thousands of homeless people living in their cars across California, impoundment can be the tipping point into joblessness and a life on the streets.

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Targeting the turning point of eviction

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Advocates say there’s one relatively small step that may have a huge impact for people facing eviction — getting help from an eviction lawyer.

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Santa Monica Offers Cash To Seniors To Help With Rent

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As senior homelessness spikes in some parts of the state, Santa Monica is trying out rental subsidies to help keep its seniors off the streets.

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