Over a third of families living in the Inland Empire struggle to make ends meet, according to a new report by the United Ways of California. KVCR's Benjamin Purper speaks to one of the study's authors.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Benjamin Purper
A recent study by the various United Way chapters in California says 33 percent of Californians struggle to meet theri basic living costs - and that number is even higher in the Inland Empire. KVCR's Benjamin Purper reports.
California has one of the highest percentages of seniors living in poverty in the United States, outranked only by Washngton, D.C. Escalating rent and healthcare costs are forcing many of California's elderly onto a path of downward mobility. As part of our statewide collaboration covering the California Dream, KPBS's Amita Sharma has this story.