SACRAMENTO – California’s poverty rate is the worst in the country, according to data from a newly developed tool released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Nearly one-quarter of the state lives in poverty -- higher than rates in the Deep South and New York -- under the federal Supplemental Poverty Measure.
Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) and Assemblyman Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay), chairs of the Senate and Assembly Human Services Committees, convened a hearing Tuesday, March 12, to hear from a panel of research experts about the factors that contribute to the state’s high poverty rate.
With the 2016 campaign season officially starting on February 9, the “rumble” among the five major presidential candidates and their VP sidekicks has begun. And for the next 90 days of intense campaigning – and plotting – the
Filipinos in the U.S. who crave “political empowerment” may not know exactly what it means and how it affects them. In 1994, two years after I was elected by the city’s voters to the San Francisco Community College Board
Seventy years after the end of World War II, the shameful act of sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army has finally come to a “negotiated” end between Japan and South Korea in what many believe was driven by the
As I See It
By ELPIDIO ESTIOKO
One of the bonding moments Filipinos prepare as a special day to gather relatives, friends, and acquaintances together for a special day is celebrating a young Filipina woman’s 18th birthday or Debut!
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), in coordination with the Department of State (DOS), has revised the procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file for employment-