News Archives

2021

California child care centers closing is bad for everyone - March 24, 2021 | CAL Matters | Staff Quoted: Keisha Nzewi

California has help for parents who can’t afford child care. Here’s how to find it - March 16, 2021 | The Sacramento Bee | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

More than 12,000 coronavirus cases have been reported at California child care centers - March 4, 2021 | CAL Matters | Staff Quoted: Keisha Nzewi

Pandemic drives parents to put older kids in day care; providers 'literally had to become teachers' - February 24, 2021 | Los Angeles Times | Staff Quoted: Keisha Nzewi

'Panic and Fear': SF father whose two kids were abducted in carjacking recounts ordeal - February 8, 2021 | San Francisco Chronicle | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

2020

Hundreds of San Diego County child care providers have closed due to the pandemic | December 14, 2020 | The San Diego Tribune | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Nearly a Thousand COVID-19 Cases Reported in California Day Cares - July 8, 2020 | NBC Los Angeles | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Big cuts could hit little Californians: $1 billion in preschool and child care dollars at risk - May 21, 2020 | CAL Matters | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

Lawmakers want answers on Newsom's mask deals - May 11, 2020 | CAL Matters | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral

No babysitter, no problem: This Bay Area city to provide free day care during city council meetings - February 25, 2020 | Mercury News | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral

Childcare costs rise in the Bay Area as supply declines: report - February 20, 2020 | Mercury News | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral

2019

‘Not broke enough:’ How surging child care costs are hurting Sacramento families - August 22, 2019 | The Sacramento Bee | Staff Quoted: Keisha Nzewi

Why are child care costs rising so much in Sacramento, CA - August 22, 2019 | The Sacramento Bee | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral

SMUD, Sac State, UC Davis to open new child care center - July 24, 2019 | The Sacramento Bee | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

The crushing quest Bay Area parents face for child care - February 3, 2019 | Mercury News | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Lack of funds and reforms add to long wait lists for child care, preschool | January 27, 2019 | The San Diego Tribue | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

2018 - 2015

Early childcare workers, advocates rally against business groups seeking to block new law - September 12, 2018 | SF Examiner | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

Key Measures Are on June Ballot - May 16, 2018 | East Bay Express | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Analysis breaks down child care costs by California count - April 18, 2017 | The Sacramento Bee | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Child care credit, which fell behind inflation, may get boost from California Legislature - March 9, 2017 | The San Diego Union Tribune | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

‘Uber for kids’ questioned: State regulators seek stricter background checks for tech-transit companies - July 6, 2016 | SF Examiner | Staff Quoted: Cindy Mall

California must increase access to child care - July 5, 2016 | The Sacramento Bee | OpEd By: Linda Asato

Democrats seek to expand child care subsidies for poorer - February 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

2014 - 2010

Free preschool starts Sept. 2 in Sacramento City schools - July 29, 2014 | The Sacramento Bee | Staff Quoted: Kim Johnson

West Sacramento's preschool program a model for state - July 3, 2014 | The Sacramento Bee | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Extend California's paid family leave to the nation - June 30, 2014 | SF Gate | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

SF forum on working families explores how to better their lot - May 28, 2014 | SF Examiner | Staff Quoted: Mary Ignatius

SF businesses recognized for helping working moms - September 7, 2013 | SF Gate | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Child Care Study Sees Dire Need / Greater burden expected under welfare plan - January 30, 2012 | SF GATE | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

State falls behind on child care providers / Cost of services plus housing can exceed parents' income - January 15, 2012 | SF Gate | Staff Quoted: Patty Siegel

California cuts to affect students, poor, disabled - December 13, 2011 | The San Diego Tribune | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

2009 - 1999

Impasse is called a threat to children - August 08, 2007 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Shortage of Preschools in Southland Grows - July 19, 2002 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Crisis in Child Care - December 11, 1999 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Limited Day-Care Hours Strain Working Parents - October 18, 1999 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

An Advocate for All Her Children - May 30, 1999 | Los Angeles Times | Staff Quoted: Patty Siegel

1998 - 1992

Child Care Major Pitfall in Welfare Reform - May 04, 1997 | Los Angeles Times | Staff Quoted: Patty Siegel

Need Some Help? You Don't Have to Go It Alone - August 12, 1996 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Home Court Advantage: More families are going the nany - April 14, 1996 | Los Angeles Times | Staff Quoted: Patty Siegel

90's Family: Who's Minding - January 10, 1996 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Southern California Job Market: Work and Family: A Resource Guide to Work and Family: Important Telephone Numbers - March 09, 1992 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

A Child-Care Backup That's Always There - March 03, 1992 | Los Angeles Times | Mentioned: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network