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  • More than half of California is made up of almost 40 percent Latino residents, making it a majority-minority state. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    Minority Populations Drive Growth in Rural California

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — All but one rural county in California has added population over the past quarter century – and a new report shows that minorities are a big part of that boom. Analysts from nonpartisan research firm Headwaters Economics looked at census data...
  • Don Francisco nos da sus consejos sobre enfrentando la vida con diabetes con positividad y conocimiento. Photo Credit: Kiko Ricote

    Don Francisco: Descifrando la diabetes y sus mitos

    Arturo Hilario El Observador Hasta las personalidades más famosas son propensas a los problemas de salud. Tome a Don Francisco por ejemplo. Anfitrión de Sábado Gigante, probablemente has visto el espectáculo muchas veces en tu vida, o al menos has oído hablar de él. Durante décadas su programa fue...
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    First West Nile Virus Positive Dead Bird Detected in Santa Clara County

    West Nile Virus Season is Off to a Late Start  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – The Santa Clara County Vector Control District (SCCVCD) has confirmed that one American crow has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) in the South Bay. The bird was found on August 3rd in...
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    Derogar Obamacare afectará a las familias de clase trabajadora

    Estephany Haro El Observador Una de las promesas del presidente Donald Trump desde que tomó cargo de la presidencia de los Estados Unidos ha sido derogar Obamacare, lo cual dejaría a 32 millones de personas sin seguro médico en todo el país para el año 2026, de acuerdo a...
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    Downtown’s Big News: What it Means – and Doesn’t

    Mayor Sam Liccardo Dear Friends, Throughout the extraordinary growth of the last two decades, Silicon Valley cities to our north and west have hosted expansions of global headquarters of the world’s largest tech brands – Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and the like. San Jose’s Downtown has consistently played the...
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    Community pillar turns 50

    The Center for Employment Training (CET) National Headquarters has been a pillar in the community of San José, Silicon Valley since 1967 and currently operates Centers in California, Texas and Virginia.  CET National Headquarters is celebrating its golden anniversary and we have much to celebrate! CET began in 1967...
  • Consumer groups say instability in the health-care arena is largely responsible for increased insurance premiums proposed for 2018. Photo Credit: Goir/iStockphoto

    Covered CA: Consumer Groups Praise Moves to Limit Health Insurance Hikes

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The 1.4 million Californians who buy health insurance through the state exchange could see a rate increase of 12.5 percent next year if state regulators approve a proposal released Tuesday by Covered California. The agency also announced that Anthem is pulling...
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    GRAHAM, DURBIN INTRODUCEN PROYECTO DE LEY BIPARTIDISTA QUE DARIA UN CAMINO A LA CIUDADANIA A LOS ESTUDIANTES

    WASHINGTON— Los senadores estadounidenses Lindsey Graham (R-SC) y Dick Durbin (D-IL) introdujeron hoy un proyecto de ley conocido como el Dream Act, que permitiría que estudiantes inmigrantes que han crecido en los Estados Unidos obtengan estatus legal y eventualmente ciudadanía. Estos jóvenes, conocidos como Dreamers, han vivido en los...
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    GRAHAM, DURBIN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN DREAM ACT

    Would Give Immigrant Students a Path to Citizenship WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today introduced the Dream Act, which would allow immigrant students who grew up in the United States to earn lawful permanent residence and eventually American citizenship.  These young people, known as Dreamers,...