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Category: Weathering the Storm

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

Many Central Valley Farms to Receive No Water from Federal Gov’t This Year Due to Drought

As California enters what is likely its fourth straight year of drought, hundreds of farmers in the Central Valley were told on Friday, Feb. 27, they will receive zero water deliveries from the Central Valley Project, the state’s largest water delivery system.
categories FoodGreen NewsWeathering the Storm

Children of the Drought

Today, that water is no longer there. The once lush green trees are dying. Families no longer cool off in the river. Only the memories remain.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsWeathering the StormYouth

The Root Names 2014 the Year of the Protester

A generation of protesters from around the country has been baptized in radical fire, refusing to sell out or buy into a corrupt system that allows police officers to kill with impunity.
categories PoliticsWeathering the Storm

Hard Winter for California Farmworkers

When the harvest season ends, unemployment rates rise for California farmworkers.
categories ImmigrationMultimediaWeathering the Storm

California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water to Recover from Drought, NASA Says

A new analysis by NASA scientists reveals that it would take approximately 11 trillion gallons of water to remedy the drought that has plagued the Golden State for the last three years.
categories Green NewsWeathering the Storm

Calif. Drought Still Severe Despite Rains

The rain that washed over Southern California earlier this week brought some relief to the drought-stricken region, but experts say it did little to quench the state’s ongoing thirst.
categories WeatherWeathering the Storm

Obama Should Follow Bush Sr.'s Example, Support Federal Prosecution of Ferguson Cop

Twenty-two years ago, President Bush allowed federal charges to be brought against the cops who beat Rodney King. Now, Obama could do the same in Ferguson.
categories JusticePoliticsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsWeathering the Storm

UC Regents Approve Steep Tuition Hikes

Administrators of the University of California approved tuition increases of as much as 5 percent over the next five years.
categories EconomyEducationWeathering the StormYouth

Middle Class Struggles to Preserve Retirement Security

Half of today’s households are unlikely to have enough resources to retire. As too much goes to the top half percent, Social Security needs strengthening.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsWeathering the Storm
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