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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


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


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


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


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

Life after driving: How California seniors are rethinking getting around


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


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


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