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  • Into the Outdoors

    Bay Area Wilderness Training Supports Young People’s Curiosity of the Outdoors Arturo Hilario El Observador In this marvel of a land called the Bay Area, there is treasures in the environment surrounding our diverse natural landscape. These treasures are the outdoor experiences themselves, found by people everyday in hikes,...
  • Mexico blasts US for separating migrant families

    EFE Mexico City – The United States immigration policy of separating migrants’ children from their parents violates human rights, Mexico’s foreign secretary said Tuesday. “I wish, on behalf of the government and people of Mexico, to express our most categorical and energetic condemnation of this cruel and inhumane policy,”...
  • State AGs Slam Congress’ Attempts to Gut Predatory-Lending Laws

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Attorneys General from 20 states, including California’s Xavier Becerra, have signed a letter to Congress, slamming two bills that would gut current state laws meant to protect people from predatory lenders. HR 3299 and HR 4439 would clear the way for payday lenders...
  • Grupos laborales se unen luego de la sentencia SCOTUS

    Trimmel Gomes/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Dado que Florida ya es un estado con “derechos laborales”, no le impactó este miércoles el fallo de la Suprema Corte, el cual establece que los trabajadores de gobierno no pueden ser obligados a pagarle cuotas a los sindicatos que...
  • County of Santa Clara Approves $25 million in First-time Homebuyer Assistance

    Office of Santa Clara County   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors unanimously approved $25 million of 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond funds (Measure A) to finance a new, first-time homebuyer down payment loan program. Through a partnership between the County’s Office of...
  • Two California Communities Rank in Top Ten for Livability


    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two California communities scored very high on the new 2018 AARP Livability Index. San Francisco lost points for high housing costs, but still scored number one in the nation as a “livable” large city, for its cultural events, walkable neighborhoods, and...
  • Dos comunidades de California, entre las diez mejor habitables

    Dos comunidades de California, entre las diez mejor habitables Suzanne Potter California News Service Sacramento, CA – Ya estan los puntajes del Fndice 2018 de Habitabilidad de la AARP (“2018 AARP Livability Index”), y dos ciudades de California – San Francisco y Berkley – estan entre las diez mejores del...
  • City Announces Major Agreements with Verizon, AT&T & Mobilitie to Significantly Enhance Broadband Infrastructure in San Jose

    Agreements represent the largest small cell deployment in any U.S. city, which will significantly improve coverage in San Jose and help facilitate future 5G deployments, while also generating $24 million for the City’s Digital Inclusion Fund City of San Jose   SAN JOSE, CALIF. – The City of San...
  • California’s Big Cities Score Best and Worst for Prosperity

    Research Shows Racial Divide Persists Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A new state ranking of Americans’ financial health shows California is home to two of the most prosperous big cities – San Francisco and San Jose – and two of the least prosperous – Fresno and...