SF Gate: California seniors have highest poverty rate, study finds

Allen Stross returns to his home after lunch at the North Berkeley Senior Center and some grocery shopping. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle

Carolyn Jones Allen Stross of Berkeley started working at age 13. He’s been a delivery boy, a sign painter, a Navy sailor and a photographer for the Detroit Free Press. Now, at age 90, he and his wife live on about $21,000 a year. After they pay for rent and medications, they’re left with just $416 … Continue reading

SFGate: Lawmakers expand Medicaid in final budget voting

LAURA OLSON, Associated Press, LAURA OLSON and JUDY LIN, Associated Press Updated 3:44 pm, Saturday, June 15, 2013 Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, gives a thumbs down as he votes against a proposed Republican amendment to one of the state budget “trailer bills” Friday, June 14, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif. Both houses of the Legislature … Continue reading

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