Posts Tagged as "California"

Top 5 Initiatives to Watch Ahead of California’s November Election

Feb. 21, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Rene Ciria-Cruz, Posted: Feb 18, 2012

Editor’s Note: Thus far, voters will have two ballot initiatives to decide on in the June primary and three in November...

Their World Through the Eyes of Merced Youth

Feb. 14, 2012 / By
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4 teens (1 from each of our BHC Merced communities) took a video camera

for a few days and showed us around their neighborhoods, digitally.

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Why Aren’t They Graduating?

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol

Parents from Greenfield, Arvin, Lamont and Weedpatch met with representatives from The California Endowment, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), and California Rural Legal Assistance  (CRLA) on Jan...

Kamala Harris Wins $18 Billion for CA in Foreclosure Deal

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Feb 09, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO — California Attorney General Kamala Harris today announced she had secured $18 billion to help the state’s foreclosure victims, as part of a national multi-state settlement with the nation’s
five biggest banks...

Study: California Women “Falling Behind”—and Held Back by Budget Cuts

Feb. 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Feb 03, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO–Women are recovering from the recession at a slower rate than men according to a new report by the California Budget Project (CBP) published in partnership with the Women’s Foundation of California...

Looming School Bus Cuts Cause Concern

Feb. 1, 2012 / By
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Featured — January 31, 2012 9:07 pm

By Alejandra Alarcon and Rogelio Montaño
Coachella Unincorporated

With California’s budget crisis, residents are becoming aware of current economic issues the state faces...

Bakersfield Pride an opportunity for advocacy

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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BAKERSFIELD–The Bakersfield Pride Festival was filled with booths, people, and of course, a sea of the rainbow from flags hanging or waving and products with the rainbow print on them...

Why Budget Cuts are Bad For Your Health, Part II

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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Iexaminer.org, News Report, Nan Nan Liu, Posted: Jan 23, 2012

Seattle, Wa –  In 2001, a sudden car crash shattered the wonderful life Wing Tse shared with his wife and two daughters...

Making Cents of It All: Why the Governor’s Proposed Cuts Will Hit Hard, Part I

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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Posted in NewsVolume 39 No. 01

Tuyet Thi Mai, 69, already receives state public assistance, but still cannot afford rent...

Axing Access for Community College Students

Jan. 9, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Li Miao Lovett, Posted: Jan 08, 2012

In the coming week, the Student Success Task Force will decide on a set of policies intended to streamline academic pathways for students enrolled in California’s community colleges, discouraging those who meander and giving incentives for those who achieve stated goals.

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California Governor’s Budget Could Hit Most Vulnerable With Deepest Cuts

Jan. 9, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Jan 07, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO–Advocates for both ethnic communities and children reacted with alarm to the state budget that Gov...

Uncertainties Hover Over California DREAM Act

Jan. 6, 2012 / By
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New America Media/Richmond Pulse , News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Jan 06, 2012

RICHMOND, Calif.—Despite the announcement of Gov...