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Top Stories June 17th, 2015 by

Humphreys College Reaches Out to Stranded Heald Students

When Heald College closed abruptly a little over a month ago, leaving its students stranded in the midst of their academic journey, the doors to Humphreys College opened. In the past month, Humphreys College has welcomed about 150 former Heald students after Heald shut down all of its campuses in April following legal issues. Students […]

Local Doctor Overcomes Childhood Adversity to Build Strong Practice

Growing up in the central valley town of Stockton, Calif., where his family settled after moving from La Piedad Michoacan, Mexico, Dr. Jesus Cazares, D.C., grew up in a hostile environment surrounded by drugs, violence, [...]

Thousands of Farmworkers in California Can’t Make a Living

At the end of the 1970s California farm workers were the highest-paid in the U.S., with the possible exception of Hawaii’s long-unionized sugar and pineapple workers. Today their economic situation is not much diff[...]

Jesse Jackson: Hillary Clinton a Champion of Voting Rights

Last week, Hillary Clinton stated the simple truths about voting in America, in a stirring address before students at Texas Southern University. The right to vote, not explicitly guaranteed in the Constitution, is fundam[...]

Midlife Latinas Are Boosting U.S. Entrepreneurial Numbers

By Elizabeth Isele – NAM Entrepreneurial activity in the United States is in a historic slump, according to Gallup and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship. But you’d never know it by looking[...]

Mayor Silva spend night with the homeless in Stockton

Mayor Anthony Silva, “the People’s Mayor” once again spent a night with the homeless under the crosstown Highway 4 freeway at Lincoln Street in downtown Stockton on Wednesday evening, May 13. The Mayor was there p[...]

Latino Families Find Eldercare A Tough But Beautiful Mission

ATLANTA, Ga.- – For 10 years Gloria Frías has had a full time job, but she receives no compensation for her work. This is because ever since her mother suffered a fall that confined her to a wheel chair she has ha[...]

Napolitano to Gov. Brown — ‘What Went Down Must Come Up’

Ed. Note: UC President Janet Napolitano is locked is a battle with California Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislature over restoring funding to the University cut during the recession. In an interview with NAM Editor [...]

16.9 Million More Americans Insured Under Obamacare, Study Says

Nearly 17 million Americans have gained health insurance since key provisions of the Affordable Care Act were implemented in 2013, according to a study by non-profit research organization RAND Corp. The report, released [...]

San Joaquin General Hospital is On a Secure Path

    By Rhashad R. Pittman Whether it’s helping deliver new babies into the world, or performing life-saving surgery on patients, San Joaquin General Hospital is in a position to do more than ever for residents of Sa[...]