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If Joe Biden Drops Out, What Happens Next?
If President Biden does step down from the 2024 presidential race, here's what to know about the process that would follow.

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What Happened to CrowdStrike? Huge Outage a 'Wake-Up Call' for Tech-Reliant World
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4 Acts of Political Violence in California That Sent Shockwaves Across the US
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Hospital Operator Backs Off Closure of East San José Trauma Center After Public Outcry
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Newsom Is 'All In' for Biden as Defections Grow. Strategists Say He's Playing the 'Long Game'
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Caregiving Can Be Tough and Isolating. It Can Also Connect Us.
Systemic Neglect: How Staffing Shortages In Nursing Homes Leave Patients Trapped in Hospitals
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Can California Build a Million EV Charging Stations to Meet Its Clean Energy Goals?
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Housing Affordability

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Berkeley, 1st City to Sanctify Single-Family Zoning, Considers Historic Reversal: Allowing Small Apartments

A new proposal — which the city council will consider on July 23 — would allow multi-family housing throughout the city.

SF Supervisors Greenlight Stonestown Galleria Revamp to Add 3,500 Homes

The board unanimously approved the project, including parks, retail shops and service centers on the west side of the town center.

San Francisco Mayoral Candidates Agree Bold Action Is Needed on Housing. What Are Their Proposals?

The next mayor of San Francisco will lead the city's charge to build nearly 82,000 new state-mandated housing units by 2031.

UC Berkeley Family Housing Tenants Fight Rent Hike, New Parking Fees

The university recently hiked rents and imposed new parking fees at its family housing site, called UC Village, in Albany.

Immigration

If Trump Wins: Immigration and Foreign Affairs

Sen. Padilla on the Presidential Debate, Immigration, 2 Years Since Dobbs

Half Moon Bay Farmworker Housing to Go Forward After Council Rejects Appeals

A year after a mass shooting at a mushroom farm in the city brought scrutiny to living conditions for the area’s agricultural workers, advocates are celebrating the progress but say there’s more to do.

More West Africans Making Risky Journey to US, Where an Uncertain Fate Awaits Them

As Europe cracks down on immigration and speeds up deportations, the U.S. has emerged as a destination for West Africans fleeing their countries. But getting here is only half the struggle.

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What Happened to CrowdStrike? Huge Outage a 'Wake-Up Call' for Tech-Reliant World

A faulty update from cybersecurity giant CrowdStrike downed IT systems across the world. Such a massive disruption points to how fragile our tech infrastructure is, experts say.

If Joe Biden Drops Out, What Happens Next?

If President Biden does step down from the 2024 presidential race, here's what to know about the process that would follow.

4 Acts of Political Violence in California That Sent Shockwaves Across the US

The attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump is the latest in a long succession of political violence in the US, one that includes multiple shocking incidents in California.

Hospital Operator Backs Off Closure of East San José Trauma Center After Public Outcry

Regional Medical Center will preserve its trauma center but downgrade its services, frustrating residents and officials who say the changes will have a negative impact on the community.

Newsom Is 'All In' for Biden as Defections Grow. Strategists Say He's Playing the 'Long Game'

A growing number of Democrats say President Biden can't win and should step aside. However, California's governor is standing steadfastly behind him, which could boost Newsom's future political prospects.

Caregiving Can Be Tough and Isolating. It Can Also Connect Us.

At Republican National Convention, GOP Sees House Majority Running Through California

The Republican Party feels optimistic that momentum at the top of the ticket will carry into competitive races for Congress.

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