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Richard Gonzales

Richard Gonzales appears in the following:

Feds To Allow Preferences For Low-Income Applicants In S.F. Housing Complex

Friday, September 23, 2016

Reversing a previous decision, federal housing officials say San Francisco can set aside 40 percent of the 98 units in new affordable housing for seniors who live in certain rapidly gentrifying areas.

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Harvard University Endowment Posts 2 Percent Loss On Investments

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The nation's largest university endowment is underperforming and faces challenges due to churning leadership and a questionable investment strategy.

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Massive Power Outage Hits Puerto Rico

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The utility company says the outage was caused by a fire, now extinguished, at a power plant. The company expects to restore service by Thursday morning to about 1.5 million people across the island.

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U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Class Action Lawsuit Filed By Immigrant Kids

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A three-judge panel has ruled that immigrant minors cannot sue the U.S. for legal representation until their deportation proceedings are exhausted, and they must do it individually.

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Government Says Self-Driving Vehicles Will Save Money, Time, Lives

Monday, September 19, 2016

Transportation officials say they will unveil a sweeping plan to make sure the federal government is involved in ensuring the safety of self-driving vehicles.

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How 'Equal Access' Is Helping Drive Black Renters Out Of Their Neighborhood

Friday, September 16, 2016

San Francisco wants to give long-term residents of a historically African-American area preference in a lottery for new affordable units. Federal officials say that would violate fair housing laws.

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House Intel Panel: Edward Snowden 'Was No Whistleblower'

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bipartisan members of the House Intelligence Committee denounce Edward Snowden as a "criminal" who caused "tremendous damage" to U.S. national security.

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SoCal Gas To Pay $4 Million After Massive Gas Leak

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The methane leak that forced about 8,000 families to leave their Los Angeles homes occurred in October 2015 and wasn't capped until February 2016.

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Former Israeli President And Prime Minister Shimon Peres Hospitalized

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Peres, 93, suffered a stroke and was taken to a Tel Aviv hospital. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 for his role in negotiating an interim peace agreement between Israel and the PLO.

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Mike Pence Releases His Tax Returns; Donald Trump Still Won't

Friday, September 09, 2016

Ten years of tax filings reveal the relatively modest income of a public servant. Pence's spokesman says Donald Trump will release his returns after "a routine audit."

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California DA Charges 7 Police Officers in Sex-Abuse Scandal

Friday, September 09, 2016

The charges stem from allegations that officers in Oakland and several other San Francisco Bay Area law enforcement agencies sexually exploited a teenager.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Climate Change Laws

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Brown signed two laws designed to be the most ambitious initiative on climate change in the country. The business community says the laws don't consider the economic impact on the state.

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Feds Drop Corruption Case Against Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The decision by the Justice Department to not retry McDonnell ends a four-year legal drama that upended a promising political career.

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Paralympics Open In Rio Under A Financial Cloud

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

The games featuring disabled athletes required last-minute help from the Brazilian government and a surge of ticket sales to ensure the event's financial viability.

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Mexican Finance Minister Resigns; Apparent Casualty Of Trump Visit

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Luis Videgaray, confidant of President Enrique Peña Nieto, is considered the "architect" of Donald Trump's unpopular visit to Mexico last week.

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'Dallas Morning News' Editorial: 'Trump Is No Republican'

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

In a scathing takedown, the reliably Republican newspaper declines to endorse Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. And now the Morning News says it is backing Hillary Clinton.

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Chicago Passes Threshold Of 500 Homicides In 2016

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The Chicago murder rate rivals the worst years of the 1990s, when the crack cocaine epidemic turned its streets into a virtual war zone. Most shootings are concentrated in the west and south sides.

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After Battering Florida and Georgia, Hermine Threatens Mid-Atlantic

Friday, September 02, 2016

The Category 1 hurricane hit Florida, then weakened to a tropical storm as it moved inland. Hermine is expected to drop heavy rain in Georgia and the Carolinas before tracking out over the Atlantic.

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Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown Announces His Retirement

Thursday, September 01, 2016

In his statement, Brown suggests that the July 7 sniper attack that claimed the lives of five officers has taken its toll. He is ending his 33-year career with the police.

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Fact Check: Donald Trump's Speech On Immigration

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

NPR's politics team annotated Trump's speech on immigration, which comes after a week of seeming to change direction on the issue.

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