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Articles by Rene Ciria-Cruz

At Life’s End Filipino Care Decisions Rely on God, Family, Home

For Filipino immigrants facing life's end, their reliance on religion, family and home in making health decisions can challenge providers of palliative care.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

More Filipino Americans Will Need Palliative Care

Palliative care will be increasingly important for the growing number of older Filipino Americans, but so far few take advantage of comfort care at the end of life.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Supporters Sound Alarm Against Delay in Expanding Medi-Cal

The state of California could lose federal funding if it doesn't start expanding Medi-Cal by Jan. 1, 2014.
categories EconomyHealthPolitics

Enviros Urged to Reckon with California Voter Demographics

Latinos see themselves as "conservationists" but not "environmentalists," a hurdle the environmental movement must overcome.
categories Green NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Prop. 34 Would End Calif. Death Penalty

A report that the death penalty cost California $4 billion, plus increasing exonerations have built support in the fall election to end executions.
categories EconomyJusticePolitics

Affordable Housing Wobbles as Redevelopment Agencies Close

Affordable housing advocates across California are scrambling for alternative sources of funding following the closure of the state's redevelopment agencies.
categories BusinessEconomyNeighborhoodsPoliticsWeathering the Storm

Top 5 Initiatives to Watch Ahead of California's November Election

A look at five contentious petitions in California that would have the most impact on ethnic communities if they make it onto the November ballot.
categories EconomyEducationImmigrationJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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