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In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones – even when you take into account how much money they make and how much they want to borrow.  

This type of housing discrimination was outlawed 50 years ago but it’s making a comeback. In fact, the gap in homeownership between African Americans and whites is now wider than it was during the Jim Crow era.

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Nearly 2,600 Sonoma State seniors walked across the stage at Weill Hall this past weekend to receive their diplomas. It was the University’s largest graduating class in its history and that means even more graduates left commencement with student loan debt. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi reports.

Getting started with Micro-loans

Nov 10, 2014

  Mico-loans are now being facilitated for start-ups and small businesses by the Sonoma County Economic Development Board. But even though the amounts are modest—usually between $5000 and $25,000—the review process is rigorous.