Benito Santiago, 63, is one of an increasing number of seniors facing rising rents and eviction under the Ellis Act — a state law that enables speculators to buy property hoping to flip it into an easy profit.
From catching a teacher eating in front of an open refrigerator to probing a coach who forgot to cover the swimming pool, photography students use humorous situations to explore energy conservation.
Ten years ago, Ellen Brook took a professional leap of faith. After taking a silk painting class, she left a Silicon Valley career in investor relations to follow her dream. Her pieces now hang throughout the Bay Area.
Woodside California’s Filoli mansion draws crowds looking to go back in time. The estate was built in the early 20th century and has found new popularity, as period dramas like PBS’s “Downton Abbey” attract audiences.
Enma Delgado cleans homes and cares for children in San Francisco. She left three children of her own in El Salvador and sends money and packages home to help support them.
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