• refinery Health

    As Chevron and Richmond Try to Chart a New Path, Doubts Remain

    Jun 20, 2014

    Tania Pulido

    The Chevron refinery explosion that sent black clouds over Richmond in 2012 also touched off a local, and regional movement, calling for transparency and community safety considerations from the oil giant. Two years later, Chevron has launched a “Modernization Project” proposing new development at its Richmond refinery.
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    As Chevron and Richmond Try to Chart a New Path, Doubts Remain

    Jun 20, 2014

    Tania Pulido

    The Chevron refinery explosion that sent black clouds over Richmond in 2012 also touched off a local, and regional movement, calling for transparency and community safety considerations from the oil giant. Two years later, Chevron has launched a “Modernization Project” proposing new development at its Richmond refinery.
    Continue to Richmond Pulse
  • treshawn Health

    Bike 'Fiesta' is a Family Party

    Jun 18, 2014

    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.”
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    Bike 'Fiesta' is a Family Party

    Jun 18, 2014

    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.”
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    DACA Students' Right to Medi-Cal Routinely Rejected

    Jun 16, 2014

    Viji Sundaram

    Itzel Martinez, a 20-year-old DACA student living in Oxnard, Calif., desperately wants health insurance because she knows what it means to be without it.
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    DACA Students' Right to Medi-Cal Routinely Rejected

    Jun 16, 2014

    Viji Sundaram

    Itzel Martinez, a 20-year-old DACA student living in Oxnard, Calif., desperately wants health insurance because she knows what it means to be without it.
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  • health4all Health

    Undocumented Fresnans Health Coverage Hangs in Balance

    Jun 12, 2014

    Colby Tibbet

    After weeks of complaining about a toothache, Jesse Lopez* was forced to seek medical attention at Selma Hospital last week. “They gave me a prescription for pain medication and asked how I would be paying,” said Lopez, “I said cash.”
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    health4all

    Undocumented Fresnans Health Coverage Hangs in Balance

    Jun 12, 2014

    Colby Tibbet

    After weeks of complaining about a toothache, Jesse Lopez* was forced to seek medical attention at Selma Hospital last week. “They gave me a prescription for pain medication and asked how I would be paying,” said Lopez, “I said cash.”
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    With Youth Depression, Young People Often the ‘First Responders’

    Jun 05, 2014

    Zachary Forster

    High school sophomore Kelly Morimoto says when her friend first came to her to talk about his depression she was “shocked.” No one, after all, had ever spoken to her about how to respond in these kinds of situations.
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    With Youth Depression, Young People Often the ‘First Responders’

    Jun 05, 2014

    Zachary Forster

    High school sophomore Kelly Morimoto says when her friend first came to her to talk about his depression she was “shocked.” No one, after all, had ever spoken to her about how to respond in these kinds of situations.
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  • stress Health

    Why Teens Are The Most Stressed Out Age Group

    Jun 02, 2014

    Suzan Al-Shammari

    Every day Wilson High School senior Victoria Leigh has a full plate. She gets to school at 7:30 am, attends classes, holds drama club meetings during lunch, continues on with classes and then attends an AP study session in anticipation of an upcoming final exam.
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    stress

    Why Teens Are The Most Stressed Out Age Group

    Jun 02, 2014

    Suzan Al-Shammari

    Every day Wilson High School senior Victoria Leigh has a full plate. She gets to school at 7:30 am, attends classes, holds drama club meetings during lunch, continues on with classes and then attends an AP study session in anticipation of an upcoming final exam.
    Continue to Long Beach Voicewaves