Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Jan 31, 2015
VoiceWaves spoke to undocumented immigrants, community leaders and lawyers about some of the challenges facing immigrants looking to get a driver’s license.
World Journal/New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jan 31, 2015
Zonghu Wong Lee, 94, must decide whether to join a new California plan promising to coordinate her care, but she and others find the program confusing.
Borderzine, News Feature, Posted: Jan 31, 2015
Louie Saenz, news director for KTEP radio, said he found out about his own Jewish heritage by accident.
The kNOw, First Person, Posted: Jan 30, 2015
A new set of California regulations aimed at ferreting out contraband in state prisons threatens to discourage those hoping to visit family or friends behind bars.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 30, 2015
Reactions to a federal lawsuit brought by a Michigan woman who was forced to remove her hijab when arrested last July point to growing Islamophobia.
El Mensajero, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2015
Detentions of undocumented migrants trying to cross the southern U.S. border in 2014 fell to the lowest level since the 1970s.
North Star News, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2015
McDonald’s Corp., the world’s largest restaurant chain, announced on Wednesday that the company’s president and chief executive officer will retire March 1.
Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Posted: Jan 29, 2015
Agua 4 All, a pilot project that aims to bring clean drinking water to rural communities across California, launched Wednesday in Thermal, Calif.
Nichi Bei Weekly/New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jan 29, 2015
A California gerontologist learned cultural lessons while teaching Japanese American elders to write “legacy” letters on their values and ideas to family and friends.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Jan 28, 2015
儘管平價醫療法案（Affordable Care Act）普及精神健康服務，但往往家長在為孩童尋求精神健康服務時，仍常遇到困難。
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jan 28, 2015
The Obama administration stepped up to preserve the environment by limiting future oil and gas development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jan 28, 2015
Getting a driver’s license is crucial for farmworkers, who often depend on cars to get to remote areas that aren’t accessible by bus.
Vox, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2015
The zero-tolerance standard is plainly unrealistic, according to experts.
VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2015
Three teachers were kidnapped, and others were forced to pay parts of their salaries to the crime gangs through extortion, teachers said.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015
Heavy snowstorms, dangerous ice and some altogether rough driving conditions are a part of the norm, particularly of late in the Washington, D.C., area.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015
It doesn’t matter how much Cuba’s culture changes now that the U.S. has restored diplomatic relations; if you’re waiting for black Cubans to set off some sort of racial revolution, don’t hold your breath.
Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015
Chloe Kim, 14, became the youngest gold medalist in Winter X Games history, edging seven-time X Games gold medalist Kelly Clark to silver in the women’s snowboard superpipe on Saturday night.
Inter Press Service, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2015
Twenty-six human rights organisations have sent a U.N. Committee 12 submissions on the problem of forced disappearance in Mexico.
Korea Times/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 25, 2015
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.
HuffPost Voces/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 24, 2015
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.
Muslim Observer, News Report, Posted: Jan 23, 2015
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.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jan 23, 2015
Desde que emigró a Estados Unidos en 1975, el mundo de Félix Saldaña giró alrededor de subir y bajar altas tarimas, estructuras de madera y operar maquinaria, debido a su trabajo en el ramo de la construcción, el cual cumplió sin problemas durante muchos años, tal vez respaldado por la fuerza física adquirida como boxeador amateur cuando vivía en México.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 23, 2015
Undocumented Californians can now obtain driver's licenses, but advocates worry that few among them will be from the API community.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 22, 2015
President Obama’s State-of-the-Union plan would help workers start 401(k)s. But experts say he should also act to make Social Security taxes more equitable.
HuffPost Voces/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 22, 2015
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.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 21, 2015
Obama's State of the Union Address was a big hit. Here are five points to consider.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 21, 2015
In his sixth State of the Union address, the president challenged the GOP to uplift the middle class with more trade deals and higher taxes for the rich.
Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Posted: Jan 21, 2015
In universities across California it’s difficult for students to graduate on time because of space constraints, tuition costs, and generally not enough courses offered.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2015
South Korean media are reporting on what is believed to be the first case of a South Korean national joining the terrorist group ISIS.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jan 20, 2015
On the first day of the spring semester at City College of San Francisco, some of the neediest students were told they do not count.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2015
On Tuesday the president will deliver his State of the Union address, and some special guests will have a front-row seat from first lady Michelle Obama’s box.
Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2015
Indian country is rarely mentioned during a presidential State of the Union. That’s too bad. There is so much a president could do to improve the administration of federal Indian policy.
Yahoo Small Business/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 18, 2015
As competition heats up for reliable, experienced workers small businesses should stop ignoring one source of potential employees--older Americans.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Jan 17, 2015
California families looking for mental health services for their children frequently encounter a dysfunctional system.
The Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
According to a New York Police Department source, Lt. Huh Jung-yoon of Queens’ 109 Precinct passed a recent captains test.
GMA News, News Report, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
On the second day of Pope Francis' five-day state visit and apostolic journey to the Philippines, he was wowed by the Filipinos.
EdSource, News Report, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
The governor’s proposed budget, unveiled last week, allocates $500 million for an Adult Education Block Grant, with a provision that existing K-12 adult ed programs be funded for another year.
We'Ced, Video, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
Robert Cervantez, 19, has struggled with feelings of depression since middle school. Merced's Hardcore community has given him a much-needed outlet.
New America Media / BOOM, First Person, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
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.
New America Media / Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Jan 16, 2015
After promoting a Los Angeles protest on Facebook, the 26-year-old started to receive online threats.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Jan 15, 2015
Workshops for farmworker women are helping to counter misinformation and challenge some internalized attitudes about abuse.
Irish Echo/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 15, 2015
Late art by Matisse, or “Mr. Turner” show age isn’t just a period of loss and decline, but of “optimal aging” with the resilience we need to honor in elders.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2015
The legislation is not expected to pass the Senate, and if it did, it would be vetoed by President Obama.
Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2015
In the past, South Korea sought granting citizenship to imported foreign players to imported foreign players in order to improve its national soccer team. However, due to Korea’s strong sense of ethnic nationalism, the country opted not to naturalize these foreign athletes each time it faced overwhelming public opposition.
Arab American News, Editorial, Posted: Jan 14, 2015
As much as we condemn the cowardly attack, we reject retaliation against ordinary Muslims have nothing to do with the violent extremists who carried it.
The Northstar News, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2015
The release of the Black Men Run running app for the iPhone in the Apple AppStore is a groundbreaking moment for not only fitness, but also technology.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2015
Changes to policing in Richmond, Calif. that are now bearing fruit in improved community relations offer a model for departments nationwide.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
The protesting crowds have thinned. The 24-7 news army has packed up its equipment and moved on to the next hot spot. But Ferguson is still simmering.
The Root, Commentary, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
As the world mourns for Paris, we must also decry Boko Haram’s violence. #BlackLivesMatter.
Tikkun, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
The fact is that both governments of Muslim-majority countries and the chief religious institutions have been engaged in a vigorous war on religious extremism for some time.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
She’s got a track record for strong races statewide, the potential to raise lots of money and the strong support of the man in the White House.
Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off last night’s Golden Globes with jokes about the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, calling the room full of celebrities “spoiled, minimally talented brats,” a reference to Scott Rudin’s leaked comment about Angelina Jolie.
The kNow, Video, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
Each year, over a hundred thousand people gather at two locations in Fresno to celebrate Hmong New Year.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Jan 13, 2015
By not expanding Medicaid, states like Georgia are suffering in some obvious and some not-so-obvious ways.
KALW-FM/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 12, 2015
Seniors are banding together in nonprofit “villages” to help pay for shared services, such as transportation, meal delivery or social activities.
Noticias Univision 14, News Report, Posted: Jan 12, 2015
(Spanish Only) Parents and teachers at Hoover Elementary School, located about 30 miles south of San Francisco in Redwood City, are praising a new program there aimed at enhancing the academic performance of pre-K through 3rd grade English Learner students.
Alianza News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2015
El condado de Santa Clara es uno de siete condados en California que participará en Cal MediConnect, que busca ayudar a personas de edad avanzada y/o con discapacidades, que son elegibles para los programas de cobertura de salud Medicare y Medi-Cal, a encontrar el mejor servicio de salud que mejor se adapte a sus respectivas necesidades.
Alianza News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2015
Santa Clara County starts new state program to coordinate the health and social services for “dual eligible,” those who receive both Medicare and Medi-Cal.
KUT-FM/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jan 10, 2015
New memory research in Texas shows that World War II veterans often have vivid recollections both combat and the times.
KNBA-FM , News Feature, Posted: Jan 10, 2015
Many Americans are obsessed with the idea of staying forever young.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 09, 2015
Health care advocates are heartened by Gov. Brown's 2016 budget, but disappointed by his "smoke and mirrors" approach to offering Medi-Cal to those who will get deportation relief from President Obama's recent Executive Action.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jan 09, 2015
Just two of us in a parking lot, uninsulated by the National Guard. What had I got myself into?
Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Posted: Jan 09, 2015
For Cal State Long Beach student Rachel Keeney, one of the strongest triggers for her depression is the fear of losing relationships.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
“The numbers have exceeded our expectations,” DMV spokesperson Armando Botello told La Opinión.
Cali Today, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
Trước đây, khi đăng bài viết về môn toán kiểu mới – Common Core, nhiều phụ huynh người Việt có nhiều thắc mắc, chưa biết gì về loại toán này, mà hiện đang áp dụng trong trường học.
Cali Today, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
Ask Vietnamese American parents in the Bay Area if they have heard about the Common Core and many will offer up a shrug. Even among those who have heard of the new standards now in place across California schools, many are still unsure of what they are and what they mean for students.
El Observador, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
Para Juddson Taube, profesor de inglés de escuela secundaria, el cambio en California al Common Core [Estándares estatales esenciales comunes] ha significado que ya no tiene que sentirse como un "vendedor" en su clase.
Sing Tao, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
For many Chinese parents, the Common Core emphasis on comprehension over rote memorization has not swayed them from more tried and true methods. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Inside Benjamin Ellisons 10th grade science class at Overfelt High School in east San Jose, students sit in groups discussing their most current project, which happens to be nuclear energy.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
Matthew Christian Cash, a 24-year-old Pennsylvania man with a lengthy rap sheet, attempted to run over as many of New York City’s Port Authority police officers as possible Wednesday night near the entrance to the Holland Tunnel, the New York Post reports.
First Post, Commentary, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
The spontaneous outpouring of the #JeSuisCharlie hashtags following the Paris attack elides the really thorny issue of free speech.
Oakland Local/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jan 08, 2015
Advocates in Oakland, Calif., for low-income, ethnic elders hope an innovative new transit line being built will help senior to keep living independently.
Ebony, News Report, Posted: Jan 07, 2015
An improvised explosive device was detonated against the exterior wall of a building housing the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP on Tuesday, officials said.
Sing Tao, News Report, Posted: Jan 07, 2015
El BeiSMan, Commentary, Posted: Jan 07, 2015
The Mexican president's visit to Washington shows Obama's willingness to overlook his actions to continue business as usual.
Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Jan 07, 2015
New research reveals that one in five nursing home residents suffer verbal, physical or sexual abuse by other--often mentally disturbed--residents.
Buenas Tardes Con Celina, Audio, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
In this 3-part radio series (Spanish only), veteran journalist and radio host Celina Rodriguez examines the new Common Core standards and how schools in Silicon Valley are using them to boost student performance.
EPA Today, News Feature, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
While opposition to Common Core has risen nationally, EPA Today's Henrietta Burroughs discusses with guests what the new standards are and why many educators think they will lead to better performing students nationwide.
El Observador, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
(Spanish/English) For high school English teacher Juddson Taube, the shift to the Common Core has meant that he no longer feels like a salesman in his class. Taube teaches at Latino College Prep Academy, a charter school in East San Jose and part of the East Side Union High School District.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
Here are four reasons why the pipeline might never be built: Climate change, politics, and of course, the price of oil.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
Stuart Scott was the first TV anchor to make hip-hop language and swagger part of the sports lexicon, and he made sure that disenfranchised black kids were represented at his table.
CaliToday, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015
Nhiều phụ huynh gốc Việt vì quá chú trọng vào điểm số của con mình nên vô hình dung đã gây áp lực tâm lý rất nhiều cho các em trong việc duy trì điểm tốt để làm vui lòng cha mẹ.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
Mourners arrived early this somber weekend in Brooklyn for the wake and funeral services for Detective Wenjian “Joe” Liu. Thousands of police officers from around the country formed a sea of blue in a mile long stretch in Brooklyn to pay their respects.
FilamStar, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
Catholic school educators in San Jose say they are using the new Common Core standards to foster spiritual and intellectual rigor in the classroom. SAN JOSE, Calif. -With names such as Thomas Aquinas, John Baptist de la Salle, Francis Xavier Cabrini and John Bosco, Filipinos Americans have long turned to Catholic schools for quality education.
India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
For Indian American parents in the Bay Area, the shift to the new Common Core standards begs the question, "Why fix something that isn't broken?"
INQUIRER.net, Commentary, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
The pope's most important trip of the year will be in September, when he goes to the new center of Catholic conservatism: the U.S.
La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
Community leaders are encouraging people to apply for deferred action before applying for a driver's license.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
Edward Brooke, the first African-American in the nation's history to be popularly elected to the Senate, died Saturday at his home in Coral Gables, Florida. He was 95.
India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
New Delhi: In a strong reaction to Washington's pat to Islamabad for acting against terror groups, India on Monday said it does not believe Pakistan has shown "sustained commitment" in fighting such outfits.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose more than expected during the last week, but the trend remained consistent with sustained strength in the labor market.
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jan 05, 2015
Undocumented immigrants in California can now obtain driver’s licenses under Assembly Bill 60, also known as the Safe and Responsible Drivers’ Act, which went into effect on Jan. 1.
VoiceWaves / New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2015
For many immigrants, the holidays are an unwelcome reminder of just how far away they are from family members on the other side of the border.
Koream Journal, News Feature, Posted: Jan 03, 2015
"Free, free Chol Soo Lee." Once a protest cry to free an innocent man from death row, the words now speak to the wish for peace for the Korean immigrant whose life story symbolized both incredible triumph and tragedy.
Asam News, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2015
The first Pacific Islander to win a Heisman Trophy will play in college football’s first National Championship.
INQUIRER.net/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 02, 2015
Despite misunderstandings about Catholic teachings, Filipino elders are learning that it’s okay to allow palliative or hospice care “kill the pain, not the patient.”
Mary Jo McConohay, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2015
In El Salvador as elsewhere, AIDS was stigmatized, even considered punishment for wanton sexual behavior.
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Jan 01, 2015
Listening to it, I searched my memories -- I tried to probe into that young immigrant's life. What kind of person was he, really? How did he feel? That is to say, who was I?
Immigrants Magazine Online/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 01, 2015
Nigerian Americans are learning at life’s end, U.S. medicine has limits, and palliative care may be best for very ill seniors.