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Top Stories August 14th, 2015 by

El Concilio receives NCLR’s “Highest Honor” for Work in Community

The largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the country recently awarded El Concilio its highest honor for El Concilio’s work in the local community. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) granted the Affiliate of The Year Award to El Concilo last month. The award includes a $25,000 cash award and is […]

Hillary Clinton Proposes $350-B Plan to End College Debt

Americans now shoulder $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, a rate that has tripled over the past decade, according to studies. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton aims to end that debt, announcing a sweepin[...]

California Latinos Closing Gap in Health Coverage

SAN FRANCISCO – After the end of the second open enrollment period in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), enrollment rates between Latinos and whites are not that different, according to a study out t[...]

Health4All: La Nueva Lucha de Los Inmigrantes Latinos

Durante dos años, la vida de Cristina Márquez, de 43 años, una inmigrante mexicana en California, fue una rutina de visitas incontables al Hospital General de San Francisco. Una hemorragia nasal inexplicable que la ha[...]

Wealth and Income Gaps in America Continue to Grow

ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 31, 2015) — In October of last year, a 30-year-old Wells Fargo employee in Portland, Oregon made national headlines after sending a provocative email to Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf. In his email, [...]

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[...]

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[...]