Event, Peter Schurmann | New America Media

When Libier Gonzalez first arrived to the United States from Mexico three years ago, her family could not afford Internet access at home. A mother of three, she says not having Internet impacted everything from her ability to find work to her children’s education.

Then, about a year [...]

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News Report, Ngoc Nguyen
New America Media

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces. Through that landmark conservation law, 100 million acres of wilderness have been set aside for the public to enjoy.

The U.S. Forest [...]

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Food Review,  Luis Cubas

 

For me, being back home from school for the summer meant one thing: getting some “Phila Burger.”

Located on 23rd street, Philadelphia Hoagie Station, otherwise known as simply Phila Burger, is one of the hidden gems that the City of Richmond has to offer. When I was in [...]

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News Report, Ngoc Nguyen | New America Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Californians rank the drought as their number one environmental concern, according to a new statewide survey. The poll by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) found three out of four residents favor mandatory curbs on water use.

“They want the local district [...]

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By Asani Shakur

Last month marked the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, an act that made it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion sex or national origin in the United States. Bay Area leaders came together on June 18th at Beebe Memorial Cathedral Church in Oakland to celebrate and commemorate [...]

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by Sean Shavers

Dressed in a hoodie and Nike sneakers, 15-year-old TreShawn Jackson, stood next to his bike and proudly described why he was out at last month’s 4th annual Major Taylor Family Bike Fiesta. “I thought it’d be cool to ride around the neighborhood,” he said. “It’s what I do, and enjoy doing.”

Jackson [...]

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