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  • Community Health Centers Rise to the Challenge After Wildfires

    Suzanne Potter California News Service PARADISE, Calif. – Community health centers are stepping up to the plate to speed recovery after the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey fire north of Los Angeles, by providing crucial non-emergency health care services. Ampla Health runs multiple clinics near...
  • Groups Question Possible Pollution at Planned Migrant Detention Centers

    Suzanne Potter California News Service CONCORD, Calif. – A coalition of health, labor and environmental groups is asking the Trump administration to release specific locations for immigrant detention centers to be built on military bases – sites that may be polluted. President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border...
  • CA Health Centers Assist Hurricane Victims Despite Threat to Funding

    Suzanne Potter California News Service BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California community health centers are sending teams and equipment to aid hurricane victims, even though the centers are staring down a funding cliff – at risk of losing 70 percent of their federal funding unless Congress takes action by the end...
  • San Jose Cooling Centers

    • Almaden Community Center  6445 Camden Ave. San Jose, CA 95120  Phone Number: (408) 268-1133 Hours of Operation: 8am – 8pm Note: Open as cooling center only when temperatures reach mid 90 degrees or higher  • Bascom Community Center  1000 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose, CA 95128  Phone Number:...
  • new voting centers for California residents

    “Voting Centers” Could Replace Local Polling Places

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  The State of California is considering scrapping the neighborhood polling place by 2018 in favor of more vote-by-mail balloting and new “Vote Centers.” Experts testified at two informational hearings at the State Assembly on August 2 to explain the concept, which...