Mercury News (San Jose, CA)

An American daily newspaper, published in San Jose, California. It is published by Bay Area News Group. Circulation: 527,568 daily (2011).
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Primary geographic focus: California
Organization type(s): Media


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San Jose should lower rent control cap, offer eviction legal assistance, report says

Maggie Angst
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
January 24, 2020
The report was the result of a year long public-private partnership.


Why California should boost legal aid funding

Bob Wieckowski, Salena Copeland
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
March 22, 2017
Seniors, people with disabilities, domestic violence survivors and their children, elderly financial abuse victims, victims of consumer scams, working parents in debt and many more will be left alone to navigate a daunting legal system.


Attorney Daniel Saver battles for affordable housing in Bay Area

Richard Scheinin
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
March 9, 2017
We talked to Saver about the scope of the housing crisis: the “bleeding” from the region of service workers and middle class earners, and the disproportionate toll the crisis is taking on Hispanic and African-American families.

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San Jose: Lawsuit challenges city housing policy

Ramona Giwargis
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
July 25, 2016
Two struggling renters and a pair of advocacy groups joined in filing a lawsuit Thursday against San Jose claiming a recent city land-use policy violates a state affordable-housing law.

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Free end-of-life legal planning aid for Contra Costa seniors

Lisa P. White
Mercury News (San Jose, CA)
July 14, 2016
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services, in partnership with American Insurance Group and the city of Concord, is sponsoring a free monthly legal clinic to help seniors prepare an advance health care directive.

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