A study finds people who didn’t file tax returns in the last three years could be missing out on federal and state stimulus dollars. But they still have a chance to claim some assistance ahead of the May 17 tax deadline.
PG&E customers pay 80% more than national average.
Economists say small property owners have been uniquely pinched by the pandemic as renters move out or stop paying. Despite a federally mandated mortgage forbearance and $2.6 billion in rental relief from the state, some landlords who slip through the cracks wonder how much longer they can absorb the costs.
Massive shift to online services may threaten Bay Area job recovery.
The battle has begun over billions of dollars allegedly stolen during the pandemic, pitting state officials against a web of scammers and their own private contractors. With another stimulus bill poised to inject more cash into a leaky system, taxpayers could be left holding the bag.
The price of real estate has soared across the country since the pandemic, and California isn’t immune.
Backed by the state’s attorney general and welcomed by labor advocates as better late than never, California's new policy will start to hold businesses accountable for protecting their workers, mandate reporting outbreaks and decrease crowding in housing for vulnerable guest farmworkers spotlighted in a California Divide investigation.