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A student and a teacher: The struggles of being undocumented in California

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| About 27,000 undocumented high school students will graduate in California this year. They face uncertain futures.

Loneliness And High Rent Prompt California Seniors To Look For Roommates

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A growing number of California seniors are moving in together to deal with the state’s affordability crisis and the solitude that comes with the death of a spouse.

Aging California seniors will need caregivers, and family is first up

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The coming wave of senior citizens is going to tax an already stretched caregiver network made up mostly of family members.

Living the dream, with the help of a home and a pension

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For middle-class seniors who bought their homes decades ago, the California dream remains well within reach.

Fighting loneliness as a LGBT senior in California

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Older LGBT adults are more likely to be single and childless than heterosexual seniors.

Life after driving: How California seniors are rethinking getting around

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The car-centric California dream has defined freedom and opportunity in the Golden State for decades. But it poses challenges for a generation that expects to remain active and independent in retirement.

An actor finds a second career as a professor

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The number of California seniors working into old age is rising. Many of them keep working because they love what they do.

A senior on the streets, with little chance of a home

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In parts of California, seniors are the fastest growing part of the homeless population.