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Santa Clara Launches CA's First Pay for Success

Deborah De Santis | Posted 08.24.2015 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

We applaud Santa Clara County and Abode for joining together to pursue the benefits of Pay for Success (PFS) to enhance communities and the well-being of the people they serve.

In the Intersection of Race, Sports and Money, Money Speaks Louder Than Race

Everett Glenn | Posted 11.16.2014 | Black Voices
Everett Glenn

While the NFL's handling of domestic abuse cases is being scrutinized, and folk are calling for Goodell's job, the league's inquiry skills concerning other sensitive matters is also worthy of further review.

Two Arrested In 25-Year-Old Cold Case Slaying

Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

Authorities in California recently arrested two men for their alleged connection in the death of Cathy Zimmer, a mother of two who was murdered 25 yea...

David Lohr

Mystery Quilt May Help Solve 25-Year-Old Murder Case | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

California authorities are hopeful a handmade quilt found covering the body of Cathy Zimmer, a mother of two who was murdered 25 years ago, will final...

Homeless Persons' Memorial Day: a Day That Shouldn't Exist

Mark Horvath | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

When a homeless person dies in Los Angeles and no relative claims the body, the person's body is cremated. Once a year, all the remains of bodies that...

Student To Pay Teacher Huge Sum After Falsely Labeling Him A 'Perv'

Lydia OConnor | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

A California jury found three students and their parents guilty of defamation on Friday after they labeled a former Catholic school teacher a ‘perv....

'We Are One Community': Interview With Cindy Chavez

Amy B. Dean | Posted 07.17.2013 | San Francisco
Amy B. Dean

Cindy Chavez is running for Supervisor District 2 in Santa Clara County. In March, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors called a special election to fill the vacancy for Supervisor in District Two. The primary will be held June 4th.

Cops Plead Guilty To Stealing Scholarship Funds

Posted 03.05.2012 | Latino Voices

Two former police officers from San Jose, California might be facing a jail conviction after they pleaded guilty on Friday of stealing over $100,000 f...

Manhattan Leads Large Counties in First Quarter

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

The latest county job and wage numbers suggest that one place economic recovery starts is in counties that were already quite well off, like Manhattan...

Paid Sick Leave: A Healthy Business Climate for NYC

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Today, the New York City Council will introduce a bill that would guarantee every worker in the city the right to earn paid sick leave. They should act quickly to pass it.

California Needs a New Constitution

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

If Arnold and the Democrats can waste state money holding failed ballot initiatives and "special elections" they can set aside a little cash for a Constitutional Convention.