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    Long Beach Violence Prevention Plan Passes Amidst Criticisms

    May 29, 2014

    Brittany Ballard and Ben Novotny

    Trey Gaston, 20, from East Long Beach recalled times in high school when he would have to run, rather than walk, home from school.
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    Long Beach Violence Prevention Plan Passes Amidst Criticisms

    May 29, 2014

    Brittany Ballard and Ben Novotny

    Trey Gaston, 20, from East Long Beach recalled times in high school when he would have to run, rather than walk, home from school.
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    On Anniversary of David Silva Slaying, Protesters Demand Justice

    May 21, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    One year after the death of David Sal Silva, who was beaten by police outside a Bakersfield hospital, family, friends, and supporters gathered near Kern County Superior Court to commemorate his life and to put a spotlight on police brutality in the community.
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    On Anniversary of David Silva Slaying, Protesters Demand Justice

    May 21, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    One year after the death of David Sal Silva, who was beaten by police outside a Bakersfield hospital, family, friends, and supporters gathered near Kern County Superior Court to commemorate his life and to put a spotlight on police brutality in the community.
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    Youth Say "Thanks, But No Thanks" To Hashtag Activism

    May 20, 2014

    Various authors

    While Merced youth said they were happy to see the #bringbackourgirls hashtag turn a lukewarm news story about 300 kidnapped Nigerian girls into a hot button social issue, they still submit that “hashtag activism” is a lazy way of appearing to be part of a cause.
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    Youth Say "Thanks, But No Thanks" To Hashtag Activism

    May 20, 2014

    Various authors

    While Merced youth said they were happy to see the #bringbackourgirls hashtag turn a lukewarm news story about 300 kidnapped Nigerian girls into a hot button social issue, they still submit that “hashtag activism” is a lazy way of appearing to be part of a cause.
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    US Veterans Find Solace & Service in Community Garden

    May 15, 2014

    Gisela Merino

    Under the shadows of crumbling, abandoned naval houses on the campus of Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) is a community garden. Filled with herbs, flowers and more, the garden is cared for by war veterans recovering from trauma, homelessness and substance abuse.
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    US Veterans Find Solace & Service in Community Garden

    May 15, 2014

    Gisela Merino

    Under the shadows of crumbling, abandoned naval houses on the campus of Century Villages at Cabrillo (CVC) is a community garden. Filled with herbs, flowers and more, the garden is cared for by war veterans recovering from trauma, homelessness and substance abuse.
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    Fresno College Students Weigh In On Chavez Biopic

    May 01, 2014

    Cresencio Rodriguez

    Last month, movie-goers flocked to theaters across the country to watch the life story of civil rights icon Cesar Chavez, a grape field worker, who fought for the rights of farmworkers and helped to form the United Farm Workers of America. Central Valley college students weigh in on the film.
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    Fresno College Students Weigh In On Chavez Biopic

    May 01, 2014

    Cresencio Rodriguez

    Last month, movie-goers flocked to theaters across the country to watch the life story of civil rights icon Cesar Chavez, a grape field worker, who fought for the rights of farmworkers and helped to form the United Farm Workers of America. Central Valley college students weigh in on the film.
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