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Felicia Mello

6 February 2019

Berkeley, California, United States

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3-5 Minutes

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In a hot housing market like Berkeley, CA, it can be hard for students to find affordable apartments. At the same time, spare rooms often sit unoccupied in the nearby homes of retired UC Berkeley faculty and affiliate...

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Matt Levin

24 October 2018

California, United States Minor Outlying Islands

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Cases of lung cancer dropped in California after the state implemented “early and aggressive anti-smoking initiatives.” By targeting younger communities, taxing cigarettes and starting a tobacco control program, not o...

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David Gorn

14 September 2018

California, United States

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In California, the highest poverty rate also corresponds with an alarmingly high rate of tooth decay in children. Now, state officials are working to pilot changes to Denti-Cal, which is part of California's health pr...

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Amita Sharma

10 May 2018

Riverside, California, United States

Multi-Media

800-1500 Words

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The town of Riverside, CA is the first city in California to eliminate veteran homelessness. City officials and organizations use a "Housing First" model, which focuses on establishing permanent housing for homeless v...

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Matt Levin

13 September 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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The California Legislature, inspired by a decades-old Massachusetts affordable housing bill, recently passed SB 35. However, a few differences distinguish the two bills. In Massachusetts, the 40B bill fast-tracks deve...

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