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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.