housing

5:38pm

Tue February 3, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Senior villages weave a safety net for older adults

Members of NEXT Village San Francisco hard at play.
Jen Chien

California leads the nation in its population of senior citizens. The ratio of working-age adults to those over 65 is projected to plunge in the next few decades. Meanwhile, the need for financial and social support for this growing number of older adults presents new challenges for our society and our economy. One of the most pressing issues facing seniors is isolation.

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9:50am

Thu January 22, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Thursday, January 22, 2015

View of San Francisco's Ocean Beach circa 1905
A private collector and www.outsidelands.org

2:21pm

Wed January 21, 2015

12:00am

Mon January 5, 2015
Politics

Your Call: How do public policies continue to determine today's racial segregation patterns?

Explosives bring down the Pruitt-Igoe public housing towers in St. Louis in 1972. Some former residents got housing assistance to settle in Ferguson and other inner-ring suburbs.
Wikipedia Commons

On the January 5th, 2015 edition of Your Call, we'll speak with Richard Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute and fellow at UC Berkeley. He argues that government actions like racially explicit zoning, public housing segregation, and federal requirements for white-only suburbs systemically segregated African Americans and set the stage for the protests and racial tension following the Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri. How was our racial landscape created? And what's the way forward? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

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6:52am

Fri December 5, 2014
Arts & Culture

99% Invisible: Bubble Houses

Wallace Neff on a construction site

On this week's episode of 99% Invisible:

Near the end of World War II, architects were anticipating the post-war housing shortage. Wallace Neff was L.A.'s start architect at the time, and wanted to create a solution that would not only meet this demand, but address the need for housing worldwide.

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