• Report: Calif. Makes Progress Helping Foster Youth

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s teenage foster youth are doing better than the national average in several important ways, according to a new report. The Annie E. Casey Foundation research found 84 percent of California young people who leave the foster care system at age 21 have...
  • Santa Clara County Agrees to Settle Class Action Lawsuit

    Lawsuit Addresses Improved Access for Inmates with Mobility Disabilities at the Santa Clara County Jails SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA –The Parties to the action Cole v. County of Santa Clara, N.D. Cal No. 5:16-cv-06594 (filed Nov. 2016) have reached an agreement on a Consent Decree to address conditions...
  • CA Social Workers Speak Out After Latest Gun Massacre

    Suzanne Potter California News Service THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Social workers are expressing sorrow, and solidarity with the victims of the shooting massacre in Thousand Oaks. It claimed 13 lives, including a police officer and the gunman, whom officials believe took his own life. The California chapter of the National...
  • Report: CA Public Colleges Shortchanging Black, Latino Students

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s most selective public colleges still admit far too few black and Latino students, according to a new report which was released on November 13, 2018. Researchers at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that six out of 100...
  • Migrants pray to Our Lady of Guadalupe to help them reach US

    EFE Mexico City – In the spirit of entreating favors of Mexico’s patron saint and remaining faithful to the promises they made in their countries of origin, some 1,000 migrants in the second caravan went Tuesday November 13 to the Basilica of Guadalupe, where they hope to get help...
  • ¡Vamos a Gozar!

    PEPE AGUILAR Y FAMILIA Presentan: Jaripeo Sin Fronteras Sunday, November 25, 2018 / 8PM SAP Center at San Jose 525 W. Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113 Tickets: Ticketmaster $60 – $160...
  • Calendar 11.16

    Downtown Ice November 16 – January 27 Circle of Palms Plaza 127 S Market St San Jose, CA Free The Ocean is Calling – A Free Public Art Activation Project November 16, 2018 / 6pm Fountain Alley 2 Fountain Aly San Jose, CA Free American Night: The Ballad of...
  • EL AÑO DEL ODIO

    José López Zamorano La Red Hispana     Lo que todos suponíamos, ahora es oficial: el 2017, el primer año de la presidencia de Donald Trump, puede ser declarado oficialmente como El Año del Odio.  Aunque estudios parciales y datos aislados apuntaban en la dirección de un incremento dramático en...
  • IMPACT OF WOMEN AS ELECTED MEMBERS OF U.S. CONGRESS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The recent 2018 Midterm Election has resulted in having 112 women as elected officials (25% of the of the total 435 representatives who have ‘seat, voice and vote’. To pass any legislation requires 218+ votes. With their 237 Democratic majority, the Democratic Party will select...