Katrina Pain Index 10 Years Later: Who Was Left Behind
 

Katrina Pain Index 10 Years Later: Who Was Left Behind

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Bill Quigley, Posted: Jul 30, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in New Orleans.

LA County Supervisors Vote to Boost Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2015

LA cities like Santa Monica and West Hollywood are considering their own wage hikes. Many other local cities—such as Glendale, Pasadena, Santa Clarita, Torrance and Long Beach—have yet to decide whether to boost wages.

 

Richmond Is First Calif City in Decades to Pass Rent Control

 

Richmond Pulse, News Report, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Jul 24, 2015

Supporters said the move will defend low-income renters from rising Bay Area rents forcing them out of their homes.

 

From Nanodiamonds to Car Service, South Asian Businesses Find Senior Market

 

Siliconeer/New America Media , News Feature, Amar D. Gupta , Posted: Jul 24, 2015

South Asian entrepreneurs with nanodiamond technology or a car service are finding gold in the Silver Economy of aging boomers.

California: Over Half of Latinos Living in Poverty

 

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jul 21, 2015

A report by United Way of California finds that over 50 percent of Latinos struggle to meet basic needs.

Study Says New Orleans is 90% Back to pre-Katrina Status

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Jul 21, 2015

Orleans Parish may not yet enjoy the 465,000 population it had prior to the evacuations of August 26, 2005, but a new study by the New Orleans Data Center may be on track to return to that number.

Closing Education Gap Would Boost U.S. Economy: White House

 

NNPA, News Feature, Posted: Jul 21, 2015

Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.

 

In Cuba, ‘Creeping Capitalism’ Arrives

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Louis Nevaer, Posted: Jul 20, 2015

Unlike Mexico after NAFTA, Cuba is keeping multinationals out, opening up an opportunity for local businesses.

Some DACA Recipients Must Return 3-Year Work Permit for 2-Year Version

 

Inquirer.net, News Report, Cecile Caguingin Ochoa, Posted: Jul 17, 2015

USCIS is contacting some DACA recipients who mistakenly received three-year work permits.

Congress Overreaching: Navajo Housing Takes Second Big Hit

 

Indian Country, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 13, 2015

The Navajo Nation is fighting a second multi-million dollar hit to its housing budget this year, and the latest one is raising an alarm about overreach, by Congress, into Indian affairs.

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