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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.
categories EducationPoliticsYouth

“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.
categories Arts & CultureMediaRace/Ethnic Relations

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.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsScience & Technology

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.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic Relations

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.
categories JusticeRace/Ethnic RelationsReligion/Spirituality

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 markets.
categories BusinessFood

First Timers Sweep the SAG Awards

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

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 keeping moving.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsFinanceHealth

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 Latinos in particular.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

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.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology
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