One way for someone to withstand the cost of living in Southern California is finding a roommate. However, as these stories from listeners can attest, actually sharing space with another person can offer a different set of challenges.
A recent New York Times piece by Conor Dougherty follows the commute of a middle-class woman who wakes up at 2:15am in her affordable Stockton home to take two trains and a bus to her job in San Francisco.
On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders reached a deal on Senate Bill 3 from Senator Jim Beall (D-San Jose), which puts a $4 billion bond for affordable housing on the 2018 statewide ballot.