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Why Older Uber Drivers Earn Less Than Younger Ones

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| Older workers may be able to find new opportunities in the gig economy. But research shows that on certain platforms, they’re making less than younger workers.

Workers Turn To Gig Economy As An ‘Alternative Safety Net’

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It’s not just a new kind of work. It can also be a cushion for those who can’t rely on their main job to make ends meet.

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Do Latinos In California Today Face More Obstacles To Cracking The Middle Class Ceiling?

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The second of two stories for the California Dream series explores how in spite of a growing Latino middle class, with rising median household incomes and Latino poverty rates at an all-time low, many California families continue to struggle.

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A Growing Latino Middle Class: One Family’s Journey

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The first of two stories for the California Dream series explores the growth of the Latino middle class as children and grandchildren of immigrants come of age, and Latino median household incomes rise. But in California, some of the very opportunities that helped previous generations succeed are becoming more elusive.

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How Redding, California, Became An Unlikely Epicenter Of Modern Christian Culture

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The rise and influence of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Invigorate California's Economy

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Immigrants tend to take more risks than people born in California when it comes to starting a business. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the state’s economy.

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A student and a teacher: The struggles of being undocumented in California

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About 27,000 undocumented high school students will graduate in California this year. They face uncertain futures.

Loneliness And High Rent Prompt California Seniors To Look For Roommates

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A growing number of California seniors are moving in together to deal with the state’s affordability crisis and the solitude that comes with the death of a spouse.