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  • San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    California’s #1 Census Success Story   by Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services   San Mateo County has achieved the highest census self-response rate in California by working with local organizations that know their communities intimately and by targeting messages to them. Those efforts by trusted, countywide, “on-the-ground” messengers were funded by more than $1.3 million

  • Narco’s testimony to US drug agency links ex-president to cartels

    Narco’s testimony to US drug agency links ex-president to cartels

    Declassified documents show La Barbie was an agent for US authorities while trafficking drugs   by Mexico News Daily   A convicted drug lord provided information to United States authorities between 2008 and 2010 that linked former president Felipe Calderón and members of his government to Mexican drug cartels. Edgar Valdez Villarreal, a United States

  • Annual food collection campaign

    Annual food collection campaign

    Grocery Outlet Announces Tenth Annual ‘Independence from Hunger®’ Campaign   One in Six Latino Households in the U.S. Struggles with Hunger by Corporate announcements   Emeryville, Calif. (June 24, 2020)- Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, extreme-value grocery retailer, today launched its tenth consecutive Independence from Hunger® Food Drive to combat food insecurity. From June 24 –

  • Trump seeks to make permanent his changes to the immigration system

    Trump seeks to make permanent his changes to the immigration system

    by the El Reportero‘s wire services   Donald Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy changed the scenario built by the Ronald Reagan government. In 1986, the Immigration Reform and Control Act was enacted, an amnesty that allowed the regularization of at least 3 million undocumented immigrants living in the country. The plan was to end undocumented

  • BREAKING: Uber and Lyft Suffer Another Legal Blow Over Misclassification 

    BREAKING: Uber and Lyft Suffer Another Legal Blow Over Misclassification 

    by wire services Just weeks after Attorney General declared the companies’ misclassification illegal, PUC’s decision is another massive blow to gig corporations’ effort to buy their own law on November ballot Sacramento — The California Public Utilities Commission ruled today that Uber and Lyft drivers are employees under California law, adding even more pressure on

  • San Francisco Supervisors approve permanent eviction protections for tenants who can’t pay rent during pandemic

    San Francisco Supervisors approve permanent eviction protections for tenants who can’t pay rent during pandemic

    by the El Reportero wire services   June 9, 2020 – SAN FRANCISCO — With a near-unanimous (10-1) vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed legislation to provide permanent eviction protections for tenants unable to pay rent during this state of emergency. Proposed by Supervisor Dean Preston, a longtime tenant attorney, the

  • Will the political class be held liable for what they’ve done?

    Will the political class be held liable for what they’ve done?

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR   Dear readers:     All of a sudden, we are living extraordinary times, an extraordinary situation. What we all are witnessing now since the coronavirus ‘was released,’ is the life in a police state: restriction of civilian movement, state of emergency, lock down in your own home under threat of

  • Up Next: The collapse of the food supply chain

    Up Next: The collapse of the food supply chain

    NOTE FROM THE EDITOR   Dear readers:   Did you know that supermarkets food’ stock can run out of food in approximately three days after an interruption of the food supply? This is because food is not grown in the cities but has to be brought in by trucks. The following article deals with this

  • Study: Vitamin D deficiency found to increase the risk of fatal coronavirus infections and a deadly “cytokine storm”

    Study: Vitamin D deficiency found to increase the risk of fatal coronavirus infections and a deadly “cytokine storm”

    by Michael Alexander   Sunday, May 10, 2020 – People suffering from vitamin D deficiency have a higher risk of contracting a fatal coronavirus infection, a new study has revealed. A research team from Northwestern University conducted a statistical analysis of data gathered from hospitals and clinics across different countries such as China, France, Germany,