californians

  • Lawmakers Consider Food Assistance for Undocumented Californians

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On May 11th lawmakers in Sacramento considered funding for a bill to open up the state food assistance program to all needy Californians, regardless of their immigration status. The Senate Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services will decide whether to approve funds for the “Food4All”...
  • Se acercan grupos para ayudar a vacunar a personas mayores de California

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California acaba de cambiar su sistema de rango para acelerar las vacunas de COVID-19 para las personas mayores. El primer nivel de la Fase 1 incluyo a personas en hogares de ancianos y trabajadores de primera línea. El Nivel ‘1-B’ se ha ampliado para incluir a...
  • Groups Reach Out to Help Older Californians Get Vaccinated

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has just changed its tier system to speed COVID-19 vaccinations for older people. The first tier of Phase One included people in nursing homes and front-line workers. Tier 1B has been expanded to include people age 65 and older, plus those who work in education, childcare, emergency...
  • California Moves to Open Medi-Cal to Undocumented Immigrants

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers have just introduced a pair of bills that would extend Medi-Cal coverage to low-income, undocumented immigrant adults. A recent University of California, Berkeley study found California has three million uninsured adults – and 1.4 million of them are undocumented and could...
  • Californians: Don’t Wait to Get Free Tax Help

    Logan Pollard California News Service LOS ANGELES – Tax season is well underway; the deadline is April 18. Tax time can mean loads of stress, especially because the U.S. Tax Code has become increasingly complicated. But Nancy McPherson, state director for AARP California, says the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program...
  • Californians Remember the Homeless

    Logan Pollard California News Service LOS ANGELES – California accounts for about 20 percent of the nation’s homeless population. Wednesday December 21st marked National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, when vigils across the state and country honor the memories of homeless people who died this past year. Scott Larson, executive...

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