Poverty Rate

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Riverside Woman Gives ‘Bread Of Life’ To Homeless

One local college student decided to answer her pastor’s call to service and provide sandwiches to the homeless community this Christmas.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/30/2010

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Poverty Rate Rises In LA County, California

Census Bureau data show more than 16 percent of Los Angeles County residents lived in poverty in 2009 — up from 15 percent from the year before.


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More LA Residents In Poverty Amid Recession

A new record was set in 2009 for the number of Americans living at or below the poverty level, and more than ever in Los Angeles and the nation are seeking government benefits to offset their troubles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/16/2010