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Top Stories July 8th, 2015 by

Guzmans Bring Mexican Culture to Harry’s Cocktail Lounge

By Rhashad R. Pittman and Gaby Muro When customers walk into Harry’s Cocktail Lounge in a couple of months from now, they will notice something new about the longtime, Stockton bar located on the south side of town. In the background above the stage, they will see a colorful, four-foot tall mural on display. It […]

Surviving the Drought in California: Farm Workers Struggle to Put Food on the Table

Dyan Ruiz, Reporter, People Power Media: Undocumented farm workers are the backbone of America’s farm industry. Already living on the margins, the California drought is hitting them the hardest. People Power Media went[...]

Donald Trump’s mouth is big, but the Latino voice is louder

Donald Trump is a man used to saying what he wants, when he wants, to whom he wants. In fact, Trump himself might say that’s who he is and what he does. That’s the Trump way. The Trump brand. The Trump light. But Don[...]

California Residents Decrease Water Use

AMIDST a statewide weary drought, California officials announced that residential water use had dropped 29 percent in May—the first real indication that the state might meet unprecedented conservation reductions impose[...]

SF Killing Revives Attack on ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Sanctuary cities are once again under attack, this time because of the recent killing of Kathryn Steinle, 32, in San Francisco. Steinle was allegedly killed by an undocumented immigrant with a criminal record who had bee[...]

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[...]

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[...]