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Hospital Operator Backs Off Closure of East San José Trauma Center After Public Outcry
Regional Medical Center will preserve its trauma center instead of closing it in August, but it will reduce the level of services available there.

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Systemic Neglect: How Staffing Shortages In Nursing Homes Leave Patients Trapped in Hospitals
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Massive Global CrowdStrike Outage Causes Chaos at Bay Area Airports, Businesses
Systemic Neglect: How Staffing Shortages In Nursing Homes Leave Patients Trapped in Hospitals
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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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Hospital Operator Backs Off Closure of East San José Trauma Center After Public Outcry

Regional Medical Center will preserve its trauma center instead of closing it in August, but it will reduce the level of services available there.

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.

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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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Systemic Neglect: How Staffing Shortages In Nursing Homes Leave Patients Trapped in Hospitals

One woman with Huntington's disease was left in limbo at Kaiser’s emergency department in Richmond for more than 4 months as she waited for space in a nursing home.

Massive Global CrowdStrike Outage Causes Chaos at Bay Area Airports, Businesses

The tech outage affecting computers running Microsoft software has been linked to a system update from cybersecurity giant CrowdStrike.
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From Mental Health to Compensation Funds, Where Can Gun Violence Survivors Find Support in the Bay Area?

Surviving gun violence takes many forms. Here’s where people who’ve been impacted by gun violence can find support locally.

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