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Top Stories March 13th, 2015 by

Why Immigrant Rights Advocates Aren’t Worried About Texas Judge’s Ruling

    By Elena Shore – NAM A federal judge this week blocked Obama’s executive actions from going into effect, a move immigration reform advocates are calling only a “temporary setback.” Texas U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen issued a temporary injunction on Monday, siding with Texas and 25 other states that signed on to a lawsuit […]

Political Consultant Builds Reputation by Building Relationships

    By Rhashad Pittman Throughout his long, illustrious and successful career as a political consultant, Grant Gillham has built a reputation for providing excellent client service by simply building relationships. Ov[...]

Stockton Mayoral Candidate Steven Davis

Steven C. Davis is a Stockton businessman born in Salt Lake City, UT. He has been in California since October 2004 when he came to Stockton for work and opportunity. When he left Utah, where his family and children resid[...]

For Teachers, Common Core Presents Many Questions, Tough Answers

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Beginning this month, students around California will begin taking the official version of the new Common Core assessment. The test will be the first gauge of how well schools are implementing the ne[...]

Asegure su salud y evite multas

Por primera vez, las personas que no tengan seguro médico podrían tener que pagar una multa al presentar su declaración de impuestos. La Ley de Salud Asequible requiere que la mayoría de los ciudadanos estadounidense[...]

Local Business Icons: Where Are They Now?

Dave Jimenez  longtime lender at Bank of Stockton By Rhashad R. Pittman More than 30 years ago, Dave Jimenez was one of the first Latino bankers in the Stockton community to have lending power. As a loan officer with th[...]

Nuevo programa combina Medicare y Medi-Cal

SAN JOSE, Calif.-— El condado de Santa Clara es uno de siete condados en California que participará en Cal MediConnect, que busca ayudar a personas de edad avanzada y/o con discapacidades, que son elegibles para los [...]

Farmworker Women Speaking Up on Domestic Violence

THERMAL, Calif. — Alicia Montes was only 16 when she fell in love with Juan Alvarez in the courtyard of the trailer park where she lived with her father and siblings. “I was abandoned as a child by my mother, and[...]

In State of the Union, Obama Calls on GOP to Help Middle Class

In his sixth State of the Union address, President Obama challenged the GOP-majority Congress Tuesday night to break from the “tired old patterns” of argumentative politics to uplift the middle class with mor[...]

After AB60, Some Immigrants Have Hard Time Getting License

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Department of Motor Vehicles is expected to process 1.4 million immigrants seeking licenses in the next three years as a result of AB 60, a new Californialaw requiring the DMV to issu[...]