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Lack of diversity on Measure N Oversight Committee could strip Bakersfield of a real investment

March 25, 2019 / By

BY JOSTH STENNER

I hear a lot of talk about how communities of color and disadvantaged neighborhoods don’t receive enough investment.

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to block death penalty was four decades in the making

March 22, 2019 / By

By Malcolm Marshall from Richmond Pulse | Photo via EMS

In what is being hailed as a bold, if controversial, move, Gov.

Sol on the Street: Students discuss Gavin Newsom’s death penalty decision

March 22, 2019 / By

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this month, putting a temporary prohibition on the death penalty in the state of California.

COMMENTARY: What I learned as a youth journalist at the 2019 Statewide Youth Media Conference

February 22, 2019 / By

I have only ever known how to be a journalist through writing, but this past weekend, I met other youth journalists who tell stories through so many other platforms: podcasts, documentaries, poetry, photography and art.

COMMENTARY: Workers gain greater legal rights against discrimination and harassment on the basis of national origin

January 2, 2019 / By

BY PINKY GHUMAN

Have you faced harassment at your work for your accent, appearance or immigration status?

COMMENTARY: Homeboys Industries gives former gang members a second chance

December 13, 2018 / By

Just at the age of six, a boy from Los Angeles was on a road to destruction — not necessarily by choice.