Angelina Padilla, a single mother of four, receives help with child care for her two youngest.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Is single-payer government-run health care - a key cause for 21 international unions and 500 other labor organizations and a bugaboo for the health insurers and the Radical Right - in the massive health care overhaul Congress approved on party-line votes and President Barack Obama signed?
Once again, Californians most needing their government's help are being told they must bear the brunt of a $19 billion budget gap.
A public clean energy program began delivering electricity to 6,000 customers this month, and a for-profit electric giant is fighting it tooth and nail.
SACRAMENTO - The California State Capitol was the site of a unique conference on immigration reform, with testimony on Arizona's new law, NAFTA, and problems of students and workers.
WOODLAND, Calif. - On a highway overpass here, a vigil marked the anniversary of the police killing in broad daylight of a young immigrant farmworker.
A congressional subcommittee this week heard compelling testimony about the achievements of the Clean Trucks Programs at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and what's needed to assure their continued success.
Three of five propositions on the June 8 California primary ballot are an assault on the voting rights of the people, and on their pocketbooks.
Alameda County elected officials, law enforcement officials, community organizations and current and former inmates came together April 22, to consider how best to help former prisoners.
SACRAMENTO - At least 12,000 people marched here recently, crowding on to the space in front of the State Capitol to protest corporate greed.