UC 혁신적인 신규 벤처펀드 조성

UC Newsroom, News Report, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

UC 대학은 9월 중순 UC 기술 창업 활성화를 기대하는 벤처펀드를 결성했으며, UC레전트 이사회의 승인을 얻었다고 보고했다.




加州大學設立創投基金

UC Newsroom, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

加州大學宣布成立“加大創投(UC Ventures)”協助加州大學提供與研究有關的創業資金,此基金已通過加州大學董事會(UC Regents)的批准。




Voting Matters

Louisiana Data News Weekly, News Report, Edwin Buggage, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

New Orleans had only 10 percent voting rate in previous elections. This seemingly embarrassing low number, according to the author, could be a statement that citizens wanted to make against “a political system that has been rife with corruption, nepotism and cronyism.”




‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

With immigration reform delayed at the federal level, Assemblymember Rob Bonta is gearing up to bring health coverage to everyone, regardless of immigration status.




Hold on, Tiger Mom

UC Newsroom, News Report, Sean Nealon, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

A new study refutes the idea that the traditional, strict “Chinese” upbringing championed in the book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” is superior.




In the Shadow of the Border Wall

New America Media, Photo Essay, David Bacon, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

The border often seems a chasm separating wealth and poverty. But the lives of people who have no home are basically the same, regardless of which side they live on.




Narendra Modi Suggests more Reforms at UN, Seeks Greater Role for India

India West, News Report, Posted: Sep 29, 2014

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his case for giving nations contributing troops to United Nations' peacekeeping operations more say in decision-making at his meeting with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday as he pitched for more reforms in the working of the 193-nation world body to make it more effective.




Korean Wig Shop Owners Feel Pinch of Globalization

Korea Daily/New America Media, News Report, Jong Won Lee, Posted: Sep 29, 2014

For decades, South Korean immigrants dominated the U. S. wig industry -- a niche they carved out in part by winning over the African American market.




Could More Low-Income Women Benefit From Doulas?

VoiceWaves / New America Media, News Report, Deonna Anderson, Posted: Sep 28, 2014

Research suggests that doulas could benefit at-risk mothers but there are barriers, both real and perceived, to accessing them.




Nuevo programa de salud promete simplificar trámites

El Tecolote/New America Media , News Report, María Mejía , Posted: Sep 28, 2014

El programa Cal MediConnect combinará los beneficios de Medicare y Medi-Cal bajo un mismo plan de salud.




CA Program May Simplify Healthcare Paperwork for Low-Income Patients

El Tecolote/New America Media , News Report, María Antonieta Mejía , Posted: Sep 28, 2014

Many California low-income seniors and people with disabilities may find a new program can help them cut through Medicare and Medi-Cal paperwork.




Dearborn Music Video Causes Uproar

Arab American News, News Report, Samer Hijazi, Posted: Sep 27, 2014

A rap video has sparked a social media firestorm for its depiction of young local Arab Americans partying at a hookah lounge.




Minnesotans Show How to Create ‘Dementia-Friendly’ Communities

Park Bugle/New America Media, News Report, Warren Wolfe, Posted: Sep 27, 2014

Over 40 states have plans for the growing senior population with Alzheimer’s. Minnesotans want their communities to be safe and “dementia friendly.”




Activists Cheer as Vinod Khosla Mandated to Reopen Beach

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Environmentalists win their court battle against a billionaire venture capitalist in California, and a beach is reopened to the public.




Eric Holder Was Our Firewall Against GOP Bigotry

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder will leave behind a legacy of accomplishment in the areas of race relations and civil rights, much to the chagrin of his detractors.




Korea’s Latest Food Craze - ‘Nitrogen Snacks’

New America Media, News Report, Yeojin Kim, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

College students in Korea turned bags of chips into a raft to protest disparities in price and quantity between chips sold in Korea and abroad.




Californians Under Covered California Experience Delays, Dropped Coverage

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Covered California acknowledged problems with enrollment delays and dropped health plan coverage for nearly 30,000 consumers over the weekend. The health insurance exchange is working to fix the issue before the next sign-up period this fall.




Reflecting on Obama’s Promise to Fix Immigration Policy—What to Do Now?

New America Media, Op-ed, Ed Kissam, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Pro-immigrant voters should go to the polls to send the message that executive action, when it comes, must be big, bold, and for real.




Navajo Leaders to Hold Ceremony for $554M Settlement

Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

As soon as Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly and Speaker Pro Tem Lorenzo Bates ink their signatures with federal officials on the $554 million settlement, public hearings with the Navajo people will take place.




Fighting ISIS: A Coalition of Uncertainty

Arab American News, News Analysis, Thomas Lippman, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

President Obama's challenge in opposing ISIS is considerably murkier than the last time the U.S. led countries into war in the Middle East.




Report Focuses Attention on English Learners

EdSource Today, News Report, Susan Frey, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

As accountability for student progress in California becomes more local, a new report focuses on how school districts can better educate their English learners.




Opponents of Marijuana Legalization Speak Out

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

The use of recreational drugs in the U.S., a common occurrence among youth, often leads to negative outcomes including addiction, incarceration and even death.




Eric Holder to Resign From Attorney General Post

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

After serving six years as U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder is planning to resign.




The Latino Political House is Divided: Which Side Are You On - Immigrant Families or the Democratic Party?

New America Media, Op-ed, Carlos Arango, Juan José Bocanegra, Armando Vazquez-Ramos, and Nativo Vigil Lopez, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

Due to Obama’s betrayal and the Democratic Party’s desperate gamble to protect control of the Senate, Latino voters are now at a crucial crossroad.




La Universidad de California propone un nuevo fondo de riesgo para invertir en la innovación de la UC

UC Newsroom, News Report, Posted: Sep 24, 2014

La Universidad de California anunció el 15 de septiembre la creación de UC Ventures, un fondo independiente para realizar inversiones en empresas de investigación de la UC




The Power to Choose (El Poder de Eligir)

Hola Latino, Commentary, Hernan Prado, Posted: Sep 24, 2014

For someone who was not a U.S. citizen, the author wished he could participate in the elections. But his sadness was greater when he saw young voters in Alabama who took for granted their right to vote.




UC Berkeley Student Aims to be the ‘Female, Mexican Carl Sagan’

New America Media, Profile, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 24, 2014

A Latina student at UC Berkeley is using her dual degree in Astrophysics and Media Studies to bring science programming to Spanish-language media.




September 23: A Day for the Earth and For Those Who Can Vote

Hola Latino/New America Media, News Report, Hernan Prado, Posted: Sep 23, 2014

The National Voter Registration Day was celebrated on September 23. Many of the efforts were focused on reaching to Latino youth, who are often responsible for their families, translating for their parents and others who may not speak English.” [Story Published in Spanish]




Dolores Huerta: Obama was right in delaying action on immigration

VOXXI, News Report, Griselda Nevarez, Posted: Sep 23, 2014

Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta supports President Obama's decision to delay action on immigration, and makes a plea for patience.




Why Latino Leaders Are Wrong to Stand With Obama on Immigration

South Kern Sol / New America Media, Commentary, Gonzalo Santos, Posted: Sep 23, 2014

In siding with Obama, high profile Latino leaders like Dolores Huerta are putting party politics ahead of community needs.




Prison Sentences for Vietnamese Activists Protesting Land Grab

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 22, 2014

Three land activists from Duong Noi, a village in suburban Hanoi mostly known for its long-standing land disputes, on Friday appeared before the Ha Dong People’s Court.




Proposed New Venture Fund to Invest in UC Innovation

UC Newsroom, News Report, Posted: Sep 22, 2014

The University of California last week announced the creation of UC Ventures, an independent fund to pursue investments in UC research-fueled enterprises.




Will Ferguson Be a Tipping Point for Black Youth Voter Turnout?

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah , Posted: Sep 22, 2014

Civil rights leaders hope to increase African American youth voter turnout by citing the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.




Ebola Weakens Already Fragile Nations

Washington Informer, News Analysis, Barrington M. Salmon, Posted: Sep 21, 2014

Fourteen years of war in Liberia has left the country with a broken, tattered infrastructure that is being further weakened by a massive Ebola outbreak.




Why Texas Rangers’ Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo Will Never Give Up

Koream Journal, News Feature, Steve Han, Posted: Sep 20, 2014

Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo has proven himself a powerful player, who also commands an impressive multimillion-dollar contract.




What UN World Leaders Can Learn from California’s Climate Law

New America Media, Commentary, Mari Rose Taruc, Posted: Sep 20, 2014

One commentator says that climate solutions must include the voices of indigenous, low-income and immigrant and minority communities.




In Georgia, Registration Fraud Curtails Asian Americans' Voting Rights

Korea Daily Atlanta, News Report, HB Cho, Posted: Sep 19, 2014

A month before the midterm elections, the New Georgia Project, a group set up to help minorities register to vote, was under investigation for voter registration fraud. Many Asian voters in Georgia believed their ballots were not counted and thus were denied voting rights. (Three-part series published in Korean)




Silicon Valley Region Leads in Groundwater Sustainability

World Journal/New America Media, News Report, James Wang, Posted: Sep 19, 2014

As new laws to regulate groundwater for the first time in California are set to take effect next year, Santa Clara County could serve as a model.




Pushing for Cities to Take Lead on Climate Change

Inter Press Service, News Report, A. D. McKenzie, Posted: Sep 19, 2014

Thousands of protesters are expected to march this Sunday in New York, Paris, London and several other cities around the world during a massive climate change rally.




加大提供「中產家庭獎助學金」

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

加大提供「中產家庭獎助學金」

加州大學的學生將於近日獲取州內“中產家庭獎助學金(California’s Middle Class Scholarship)”。




Nueva ayuda para las familias de clase media

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

Miles de estudiantes de la UC pronto podrían recibir un cheque para compensar parte de los gastos relacionados con la universidad a través de un nuevo programa estatal destinado a ayudar a las familias de clase media.




Brother of Prominent DREAMer Activist Detained by ICE

CHIRLA, News Report, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

The older brother of prominent DREAMer activist Jessica Bravo, was detained Thursday by ICE agents at his family’s home.




Latino Workers Dying at Higher Rates in Job Accidents, Report Shows

FairWarning, News Report, Stuart Silverstein, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

Worker advocates blame weak federal and state regulation and a trend of employers increasingly giving dangerous jobs to temporary workers.




Election: Will Scotland Go Independent?

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

One commentator asks what lessons the vote on independence in Scotland holds for tribal nations?




Teen Invents Device to Help Keep Wandering Alzheimer’s Patients Safe

Audrey Magazine, News Report, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Kenneth Shinozuka is only15-years-old, but he already has a goal in life: He aims to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Until that day comes, it seems that Shinozuka spends his time trying to find ways to make things just a little easier for patients with Alzheimer’s as well as those who take care of them.




UC 중산층 학생 위한 장학금 지급

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

새로운 주 정부 학비지원 프로그램은 수천명의 중산층 UC대학 재학생들의 학비 부담을 덜어줄 것으로 전망된다.




Citizenship Day: Celebrating the Changing Face of American Citizenship

Asian Journal, News Report, Stewart Kwoh and Nasim Khansari, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Naturalized US citizens are incredibly diverse but over the past 10 years, immigrants from Asia have been the largest and fastest-growing population.




More than 40 Percent of Minnesota Workers Lack Access to Paid Sick Days

TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Some 41% of Minnesota workers lack access to even a single day of earned sick time, a new report finds. Those who have the most difficulty taking time off from work when they are sick include low-income workers and those employed in food service and other jobs where they are in regular contact with the public.




Music to Their Ears - New Push for Arts Education in New Orleans

New America Media, Video, George White, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

After Hurricane Katrina, a back-to-basics education reform movement all but eliminated music instruction in New Orleans. Now there's a push to bring it back.




Don’t Rush to Judge Parents Who Use a Switch to Discipline Kids

The Root, Commentary, Hilary Beard, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Experts say that Adrian Peterson’s case shows that parenting practices vary widely—and are complicated by race, gender, religion, culture and geography.




Legal Marijuana in US a 'Culture Shock' for Koreans

Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Colorado and Washington, states with large Korean populations, have begun selling legal cannabis, and Korean residents are not happy.




Status Insanity: Why the iPhone Is the Perfect Status Symbol

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

The iPhone is a status symbol. But it's a revolutionary status symbol. Unlike that Birkin bag, it's a status symbol with really cool whiz bang upgrade-able features.




Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.




響應9月23日「全國選民登記日」

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

目前全國有許多節日,像是甜甜圈日、圓周率日、國際海盜日 ,而2012年則有數個組織將九月的第四個星期二設立為選民登記日,並在2012年協助超過30萬選民成功註冊。而今年的選民登記日則是在9月23日。




Ngày 23 Tháng Chín, 2014: Một Ngày của Đất cho Cử Tri

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Họ đề cử một ngày và tiến hành ghi danh hơn 300.000 cử tri trong nỗ lực đầu tiên – vào ngày Thứ Ba của tuần lễ thứ tư Tháng Chín năm 2012.




Federal Monitor Report Critical of NOPD’s ‘Use of Force’ Documentation

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The latest report on implementation of the NOPD consent decree issued by the federal monitor said that the police department needs to do a better job getting video of events that involve the use of force by policemen.




El 23 de septiembre: Un Día de la Tierra para los votantes

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Designaron el día y procedieron a registrar más de 300.000 votantes en su primer esfuerzo - el cuarto martes de septiembre en 2012.




9월 23일: 지구의 날 맞아 유권자 등록 참여하자

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

2012년 9월 4일 처음으로 특정 기념일을 유권자 등록의 날로 지정해 30만 명이 넘는 유권자들이 등록하는 성과를 거두었다.




Viet Tribune Founder Nguyen Xuan Hoang Has Died

RFA, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Writer, journalist, and teacher Nguyen Xuan Hoang died last Saturday in the city of San Jose, California/ He was 74 years old. He left very peacefully in the presence of his family, including his wife, Mrs. Truong Gia Vy, son, daughter and three grandchildren.




Adult Obesity Rates Increased in Six States, Report Finds

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.




Police Say Black male Shot Himself in Back While Handcuffed

Final Call, News Report, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The family of a 22-year-old Black man, their attorneys and Rev. Al Sharpton held a press conference Sept. 4, expressing outrage and refuting claims by police that Victor White III committed suicide while handcuffed in back of a police vehicle.




Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Central City Extra, News Report, Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The city's so-called Twitter tax break has resulted in only one full-time hire and five summer interns in the low-income neighborhood now home to the city's tech firms.




UC Offers New Assistance Program for Middle Class Families

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Thousands of UC students soon could receive a check to offset some of their college-related expenses through a new state program aimed at assisting middle-class families.




Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program

Asian Journal/New America Media , News Report, Christian Esteban, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Low-income California Filipinos and advocates say new state health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.




Q&A: What is the American Dream?

New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Sep 13, 2014

In an interview with NAM Executive Director Sandy Close, noted author and essayist Richard Rodriguez says there now exist two American Dreams.




Immigration Reform Stalled, But CA’s ‘Health For All’ Bill on Its Way Back

New America Media, Video, Story by Anna Challet/Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his pledge to extend health coverage to undocumented immigrants in California.




How Citizenship Changed My Life - From College to the Ballot Box

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

In celebration of Citizenship Day on Sept. 17, new Americans describe how their lives changed after they became U.S. citizens.




Six Reasons Why Hmong Americans Should Vote This Year

TC Daily Planet, Commentary, Tiffany Vang, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Historically, the Hmong community has had one of the lowest voter turnouts, but with outreach campaigns there have been considerable advances made.




Low-Income Calif. Care Program Faces Language, Cultural Barriers

Alhambra Source/New America Media, News Report, Kyle Garcia, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Advocates for San Gabriel Valley’s low-income Latino and Chinese elders say California’s new Cal MediConnect program needs better outreach.




加大總校長和州內社區大學致力改善轉學體系

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

加州大學總校長珍妮特·納波利塔諾(Janet Napolitano)於9月4日與中谷地區的社區大學領袖們會面,討論如何吸引更多學生轉學到加州大學。




UC 총장 및 커뮤니티 칼리지 대표, 대학 편입 신장 촉구

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

자넷 나폴리타노 UC 총장과 센트럴밸리 지역 커뮤니티 칼리지 대표들은 UC 편입의 문을 확대하고 편입과정을 보다 편리하게 개발하기 위한 모임을 가졌다.




Napolitano y líderes de colegios comunitarios discuten formas de alzar las transferencias

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

La presidenta de la Universidad de California Janet Napolitano se reunió en Merced el 4 de septiembre con líderes de colegios comunitarios del área del valle central para discutir maneras de animar a más de sus estudiantes a transferirse a los campus de la UC.




Comcast Executive VP Touts Broadband Program for Low-Income Families

New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Video by Ann Basette, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Now in its fourth year, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected 1.4 million low-income Americans to broabdband Internet.




September 23 -- An Earth Day for Voters

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

In a world where every day is a holiday a group of organizations came together and decided that surely one of these days should be dedicated to voter registration.




Native Vote Counts More in ’14 According to the Math

Indian Country, News Analysis, New America Media, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Low-turnout elections, whether primary or the general, favor the few, the organized, and, perhaps, Native voters.




SF Ordinance Would Provide $1 Million to Help Refugee Children Facing Deportations

CIPC, Press Release, Posted: Sep 10, 2014

The proposal now heads to the full board of supervisors for consideration, and an initial vote is expected on September 16.




Gubernatorial Hopeful Neel Kashkari 'On Point' in Debate

India West, News Analysis, Posted: Sep 10, 2014

California gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari was the clear winner in the Sept. 4 debate against Gov. Jerry Brown.




Muslim Americans Say ISIS Terrorism May Lead to More Hate Crimes

Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado, Posted: Sep 10, 2014

Since ISIS first gained a stronghold in Mosul, Iraq, Muslim American religious and community leaders have repeatedly condemned the group.




We Need a New Voting-Rights Movement

The Root, News Report, Peniele E. Joseph, Posted: Sep 10, 2014

2014 should inspire a new voting-rights movement that restores policies stripped by the Supreme Court and educates Americans about the importance of voting.




Texting as Depression Therapy

The Afro, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

Text messaging has been blamed for all manner of calamity, from car crashes to sex scandals. But what if its powers could be used for good—say, to treat depression?




Holder to Launch Broad Investigation of Ferguson Police

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

The investigation will focus on the department's use of force, including deadly force; stops, searches and arrests; discriminatory policing; and treatment of detainees inside the city jail.




New Study: Prop. 47 Would Help California Address Overcrowded Prisons

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Nicole Hudley, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

A measure on the November ballot would reclassify six non-violent felonies to misdemeanors in California.




Janay Rice Breaks Her Silence With an Instagram Post

The Roots, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

Janay Rice finally speaks out about her family’s situation.




Editor-in-chief of Azizah Magazine Tayyibah Taylor Dies

Ummid, Commentary, Staff, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

One of America’s most well-known Muslim personalities and Editor-in-chief of Azizah Magazine Tayyibah Taylor has passed away Thursday September 04.




Black Voters in the South Face New Threats

NNPA, News Report, Freddie Allen, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

50 years after the passage of Voting Rights Act of 1965, Blacks, living primarily in the South, continue to face challenges at the ballot box.




José Luis Sierra, in Memoriam

La Opinión, Commentary, Gabriel Lerner, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Journalist José Luis Sierra was a symbol of Hispanic journalism in Los Angeles.




Vietnamese Bloggers Launch Right To Know Campaign on Facebook

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

In a massive show of force, Vietnamese bloggers and activists took to Facebook simultaneously on Vietnam’s National Day and launched a campaign for the people’s right to know, holding signs saying “I want to know” and asking for information that the government has been holding secret.




More Homeless Families Expected in D.C. This Winter

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

A spike is anticipated in the number of D.C. families who will need a safe and warm place to live this winter, government officials say.




Editor-in-chief of Azizah Magazine Tayyibah Taylor Dies

Azizah Magazine, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Tayyibah Taylor was the founding editor-in-chief and publisher of Azizah Magazine, the winner of two Folio Eddie Awards and a New America Media Award.




The Untold Story of Women Vendors in New York

Feet In 2 Worlds, Video, Camila Osorio Avendano, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Like workers at fast food restaurants, street vendors also cook and sell food at an industrial pace, but have been left out of the movement for higher wages.




The Deportation Strategy

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Sep 07, 2014

Editors of La Opinión blast President Obama and the Democratic Party for putting politics before doing what is right.




Napolitano, Community College Leaders Discuss Ways to Boost Transfers

UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 06, 2014

The UC president met in Merced with leaders of Central Valley-area community colleges to discuss ways to encourage more of their students to transfer to UC campuses.




UC Student Looks to Fill Medical Gap in Central Valley

New America Media, Profile, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 06, 2014

For UC Merced junior Benny Escobedo, opportunities to practice medicine in the Central Valley are only going to expand.




Advocates: Confusing Calif. Care Program Calls for Better HIV Outreach

Los Angeles Sentinel/New America Media , News Report, Charlene Muhammad , Posted: Sep 06, 2014

Low-income people with HIV are among Californians who can gain from a new care plan. But they need to get educated on often confusing choices.




PHOTOS: Wilderness Act Celebrated in Vallejo

New America Media, Photo Essay, Nicole Hudley, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

The City of Vallejo paid tribute to 50 years of conservation through The Wilderness Act.




수감된 부모 자녀 건강 해쳐

UC Newsroom, News Report, Laura Rico, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

UC 얼바인 대학의 크리스틴 터니 사회학 교수는, "전반적으로 빈곤층 및 소수민의 수감률이 보다 높으며, 이러한 가정의 어린이들은 건강 및 행동발달에 현저한 영향을 받는다"고 말했다.




Court School to the Classroom -- Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled

New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

Only 1 in 5 students exiting juvenile detention in California enroll in school within 30 days. A proposed bill, AB 2276, seeks to improve that statistic.




Broadcast TV pioneer & KTSF owner Lillian Lincoln Howell

KTSF, News Report, Posted: Sep 05, 2014

TV pioneer and longtime owner of the San Francisco Bay Area television station KTSF Lillian Lincoln Howell died peacefully at her South Bay home on August 31.




The Murder of Journalists Puts News Media in a Quandary

UC Berkeley Blog, Commentary, Edward Wasserman, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

The videos of James Foley and Steven Sotloff reawakened the debate over the proper use of gruesome imagery in news reportage.




My Favorite Joan Rivers Moment: Joan And The Beastie Boys

Heeb Magazine, News Report, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

She was one of the most important creative forces in all of American comedy.




La salud de los niños sufre cuando los padres van a la cárcel

UC Newsroom, News Report, Laura Rico, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

Un estudio de la Universidad de California en Irvine encuentra que el encarcelamiento es más perjudicial que el divorcio o la muerte de la madre, o padre.




父母坐牢影響兒童健康甚巨

UC Newsroom, News Report, Laura Rico, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

美國坐牢人口比例全球居冠,目前200萬美國人正被羈押監禁。而牢犯對家人有什麼影響?




Rethinking the Native Voters of 2014

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

Forty-two percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives are under age 25 -- and just eligible to vote.




Calif. Assemblyman Bonta Authors AB 2719 to Support Innovative Small Businesses

Asian Journal, News Report, Rocelle Tangi, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

If approved, the bill would create support for "pop up" businesses that sell non-food products from temporary venues.




South Korea Wins Little League World Series Championship

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

It’s called Little League, but if the 2014 Little League World Series tournament showed us anything, it’s that there’s nothing small about the heart, hard work and sportsmanship these kids bring to the ballpark. With his team down 8-1 in the top of the sixth and final inning of the World Series championship game on Sunday, Illinois pitcher Trey Hondras nailed South Korea’s Dong Wan Sin in the helmet with a pitch. As Sin made his way over to first base, Hondras went over to apologize to the player, and the two competitors shook hands.




Teenagers Charged in ABQ Homeless Murders to Be Tried As Adults by Law

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

All three teenagers charged in the July 19 murders of two homeless Navajo men in Albuquerque will be tried as adults.




Why ISIS Beheadings Won't Stop US Missiles

New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

Obama might promise to be relentless but the truth is the US does not care that much about freelance journalists anywhere in the world.




Do We Need to Reassess Our Immigration Reform Strategy?

New America Media, Commentary, Angelo Falcón , Posted: Sep 03, 2014

Will Obama take action to slow deportations before the elections? A politically cautious move would be to do it after November.




Hundreds Block Traffic Downtown, Peacefully Demand Police Accountability

TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

Twin Cities residents continue to feel the reverberations from the early-August shooting of an unarmed Black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. with local activists calling more tools, training and transparency within local law enforcement in order to curb racial injustices within the criminal justice system.




New York Bank Accused of Refusing Mortgages to Blacks

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

Evans Bank in New York is being sued by the state over accusations that its mortgage lenders refused financing to African-Americans in Buffalo.




Korean Media Respond to Washington Post Editorial

New America Media, News Report, Yeojin Kim, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

An op-ed takes aim at the Washington Post for its editorial lambasting Va.'s congressional candidates for "pandering" to Korean American voters.




Muslims Condemn ISIS, Say Terrorist Group Doesn’t Represent Islam

Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado , Posted: Sep 02, 2014

Muslim Americans gathered in Dearborn, Michigan last Monday to condemn ISIS, and honor all the victims of the terrorist group including American journalist James Foley.




환경 단체 소수계 직원 고용 저조

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen; translated by Aruna Lee, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

최근 연구조사에 따르면 주류 환경 단체들이 증가하는 다인종 그룹을 반영하지 않고 있다고 발표했다.




數位化時代是否讓孩子失去社交能力?

UC Newsroom, News Report, Stuart Wolpert, Translated by Summer Chiang, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

根據加州大學洛杉磯分校的心理學研究,隨著孩子們頻繁使用電子設備和數位媒體,而缺乏人與人之間的真實互動,這可能影響孩子們的社交能力。




Kids’ Health Suffers When Parents Go To Jail

UC Newsroom, News Report, Laura Rico, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

A new UC Irvine study found significant health and behavioral problems in children of incarcerated parents.




Large Dams 'Highly Correlated' with Poor Water Quality

Inter Press Service, News Report, Carey L. Biron, Posted: Sep 01, 2014

The presence of large dams came along with findings of poor water quality, including high levels of mercury and trapped sedimentation, according to a new report.