Posts Tagged as "california"

YouthWire Weighs In: Holiday Wishes

December 22, 2016 / By
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All I want for the New Year is for us to put resentment behind us. I hold a lot of anger towards people within my community, school and neighborhood and I would like to try and let go of some of it. That is my holiday wish.

Poll: Majority of Californians Value the Coast, Even as They Move Farther From It

November 18, 2016 / By
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Time, cost and transportation were among the barriers cited by respondents. The Field Poll also found that African Americans were among those less likely to visit the coast, with 33 percent saying they visit less than once a year and citing an inability to swim as the key factor. Families earning more than $60,000 were also more likely to visit more often than families earning less than $40,000.

We’Ced Weighs In: Should Schools Be Allowed To Keep “Redskin” Mascots?

September 22, 2015 / By
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If signed, the California Racial Mascot Act would ban the use of "Redskin" as a school mascot name. Currently four high schools in California still use what many call a Native American slur as their school mascot. Three of the four high schools--Gustine, Tulare and Chowchilla--are located in the Central Valley.

Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

June 17, 2015 / By
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Calling it one of the “best” budgets the state has ever had, California Gov. Jerry Brown said the $167.6 billion dollar budget the legislature passed Tuesday would pump more money into child care and education, pay down the state’s debt by $1.9 billion and provide health care for its undocumented children.