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Articles by Allyson Escobar

LA Unified School District Approves Layoff Notices to Hundreds of Teachers

Hundreds of teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will receive layoff notices this month, under a new budget plan approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, March 10.
categories EconomyEducation

City of Cerritos and Fil-Am Chamber of Commerce of OC Show Support for Tacloban

Despite fading news coverage of Tacloban, the city ravaged by super-Typhoon Haiyan two years ago, the people have seen an outpouring of support from other nations, non-profits, volunteer-based organizations, and government leaders, who continue to raise funds through benefit events for the city’s restoration.
categories City AffairsInternational AffairsWeathering the Storm

Debate Continues Over Controversial Health Law Case

The Supreme Court began meeting last week to consider the ongoing case of King v. Burwell, which puts at risk President Obama’s low- and middle-income subsidies for millions of Americans who live in states without their own private health insurance exchanges.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

Immigrant Youth Encourage Peers to Apply for Medi-Cal

Undocumented and Uninsured campaign strives to help immigrants receive health care.
categories HealthImmigrationYouth

Fil-Am Tech Businessman is World’s Newest Billionaire

A young Filipino-American, Robert “Bobby” Murphy, 26, is on Forbes list of world billionaires for 2015.
categories BusinessProfilesScience & Technology

Supervisors Create Deferred Action Task Force for LA County

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week, to help eligible immigrants apply for President Barack Obama’s contested executive deferred action program, even as the fate of the President’s signature immigration initiative remains unclear.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics

Report: Deporting All Beneficiaries of Executive Action on Immigration Could Cost More Than $50B

In a report published Feb. 23 by the Center for American Progress, analysis estimates that deporting all 5 million beneficiaries of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration would cost more than $50.3 billion, an average of $10,070 per person.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

Obama Administration to File Emergency Order to Restore Immigration Programs

Following a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily halted President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Justice announced Friday, Feb. 20 that it will seek an emergency stay to block the decision.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

2 Deaths, Major Exposure Linked to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA Hospital

Infected bacteria from contaminated medical instruments is suspected in a “superbug” outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have also been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant germs.
categories HealthPublic Safety
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