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  • Time bomb ticks for Californians facing evictions

    Time bomb ticks for Californians facing evictions

    by Manuel Ortiz Escamez Ethnic Media Services   REDWOOD CITY, CA – Isabel Pérez and her husband each lost two jobs in San Francisco restaurants due to the COVID19 pandemic. They owe three months of rent and, if the moratorium on evictions ending on Aug. 30 in San Mateo County is not extended, they will

  • Children’s health org sues Facebook for censoring posts critical of COVID vaccine   

    Children’s health org sues Facebook for censoring posts critical of COVID vaccine  

    The org’s leader, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., claims that the social media giant is an ‘opponent’ of ‘real science and open debate’   Published by (LifeSiteNews)   Wednesday, 19, 2020 — Children’s Health Defense, an organization dedicated to ending childhood health epidemics by eliminating harmful exposures, is suing Facebook and several fact-checking establishments for censorship

  • Threats reported after returning to classes at City College

    Threats reported after returning to classes at City College

    by Araceli Martínez   San Francisco City College students and teachers denounced the threats and challenges they face with returning to school remotely for the fall 2020 semester due to the pandemic. During a press conference, they questioned why if City College of San Francisco is key to getting back to work in a post-pandemic

  • Learn steps to prepare for next disaster on your mobile 

    Learn steps to prepare for next disaster on your mobile 

    by Sunita Sohrabji EMS contributing editor   SAN FRANCISCO — Listos California—a disaster preparedness campaign based in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services – has launched a new program aimed to help the state’s most vulnerable populations to ready themselves for sudden disasters. Responding to the rapidly-increasing propensity of wildfires and floods, the California state

  • All communities should participate in the U.S.

    All communities should participate in the U.S.

    Leaders indicate that the directive does not exclude undocumented immigrants from the count   by Pilar Marrero   All communities, regardless of citizenship status, need to respond to the U.S. Census inspite of President Trump’s July 21 policy memo on reapportionment, civil rights advocates and census experts urged in an ethnic media conference call on

  • Will the new NAFTA make the pandemic worse for Mexicans?

    Will the new NAFTA make the pandemic worse for Mexicans?

    For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch   by David Bacon   In the debate over the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, the new trade treaty replacing NAFTA that went into effect on July 1, many promises were made about the effectiveness of

  • Millions in the world have lost a source of life from remittances

    Millions in the world have lost a source of life from remittances

    Remittances, farmers markets, migration flows collapse – developing world reels from pandemic fallout   by Sunita Sohrabji EMS Contributing editor   SAN FRANCISCO — More than 265 million around the world currently face food insecurity in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and several million have lost their life-line of remittances, according to experts

  • Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    1.8 million people now live in “Indian Country”   by ZeroHedge   July 9, 2020 – The decision, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, holds the United States to an 1866 treaty that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation signed with the United States after the Civil War over land which was home to the “Five Civilized Tribes”;

  • 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