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Stories related to: poverty

PolitiFact California

TRUE: Nearly Half Of California’s Children Are ‘At Or Near Poverty’ When Considering Cost-Of-Living

September 19, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Gavin Newsom claimed nearly half of California's children are "at or near poverty." PolitiFact set out on a fact check.

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Food and Sustainability

Residents Of North Sacramento Food Desert Welcome Discount Grocery Store

September 13, 2018 | Julia Mitric

North Sacramento has big pockets of food deserts where residents have to leave the neighborhood to find a full-service grocery store. Now, some are hopeful a discount grocery store will begin to change the landscape.

Capital Public Radio File

State Government

California To Designate 'Opportunity Zones' To Spur Investment In Low-Income Communities

March 5, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Areas with poverty rates of at least 20 percent are eligible.

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Moving Families Out Of Poor Neighborhoods Aim Of HUD Plan

June 15, 2016 | Steve Milne

The federal government says Sacramento-Arden Arcade-Roseville would be among the U.S. metro areas to qualify for a proposed new rule intended to expand housing choices for low-income families.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Stockton Unified School District Dropout Rate Follow-Up

January 28, 2016

Dianne Barth from the Stockton Unified School District joins Insight with information about how the district compares to others around the state.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Is Governor Brown Doing Enough For The Poor?

January 25, 2016

Sammy Nuñez is the executive director of Fathers and Families of San Joaquin and represents people struggling with poverty. He joins Insight to explain whether he thinks the governor's programs are enough to help the Central Valley's poor.

Public Policy Institute of California

State Government

Little Dip In Poverty After Recession, Study Finds

December 10, 2015 | Ben Bradford

A new study suggests the recovery from the recession has provided little relief.

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