LAO Report Paints Rosy Budget Picture
California's budget picture is brighter than it's been in years. That's the assessment of the Legislative Analyst's Office who sees a plump budget surplus at the end of the fiscal year. But the LAO isn't exactly popping champagne corks just yet.
Tiny Fort Bragg Bitterly Divided over Downtown Homeless Center
A homeless services agency recently bought a historic hotel in the center of Fort Bragg, a small town on the Mendocino Coast. It plans to use the hotel to offer care and housing for the homeless. But that has local residents in an uproar.