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15 Community Colleges in California Selected to Offer Four-year Degree Programs

15 Community Colleges in California Selected to Offer Four-year Degree Programs

In a new push towards education reform, 15 community colleges in California have been chosen by state officials to offer four-year degree programs starting as soon as next year.

“Fresh Off the Boat” Stars, Producers Talk About Diversity on Screen

“Fresh Off the Boat” Stars, Producers Talk About Diversity on Screen

“Fresh Off the Boat,” the first Asian American-centric network television show in 20 years, has yet to air, but is already stirring up discussions on race and identity.

LA City Council Candidate David Ryu Revamps Website

LA City Council Candidate David Ryu Revamps Website

David Ryu, a candidate for the Los Angeles City Council District 4 seat, revamped his website last Thursday to make it more user-friendly and appealing to potential voters as the March 3 primary election nears.

Low-Income Koreans Confused on New California Care Plan

Low-Income Koreans Confused on New California Care Plan

Low-income elders like Young Soon Kim, 75, of San Jose, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Being a US sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic and Islam, but his commitment to faith resulted in an unfair dismissal.

Power Fruits Spotlighted at Philippine food Initiative

Power Fruits Spotlighted at Philippine food Initiative

Trade groups have launched a branding initiative called “Food Philippines — Taste by Design” — to ensure quality Filipino food products are promoted in US ...

First Timers Sweep the SAG Awards

First Timers Sweep the SAG Awards

Uzo Aduba, Eddie Redmayne and the comedy-drama “Orange is the New Black” are first time SAG winners.

Parkinson’s, Pesticides and Poverty — The Dilemma of Latino Denial

Parkinson’s, Pesticides and Poverty — The Dilemma of Latino Denial

Latinos have among the highest levels of Parkinson’s disease due to pesticides, poverty, culture and other factors. Experts say they can control its effects by ...

Doctor With Parkinson’s Fights Latino Culture’s Silence, Denial and Isolation

Doctor With Parkinson’s Fights Latino Culture’s Silence, Denial and Isolation

Neurologist María de León, MD, is not only an expert on Parkinson’s, but also has the disease. She founded the group Defeat Parkinson’s to help ...

Alhambra Police Department Launches WeChat to Communicate with Young, Immigrant Chinese Speakers

Alhambra Police Department Launches WeChat to Communicate with Young, Immigrant Chinese Speakers

Alhambra PD launched a WeChat account in addition to Weibo, a Chinese Twitter. WeChat is a popular text messaging application for Chinese speakers.

Study: Women, Minorities Pay Higher Effective Social Security Rate

Study: Women, Minorities Pay Higher Effective Social Security Rate

President Obama’s State-of-the-Union plan would help workers start 401(k)s. But experts say he should also act to make Social Security taxes more equitable.

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ — Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ — Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

Undocumented Californians can now obtain driver's licenses, but advocates worry that few among them will be from the API community.

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