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Covered California’s Open Enrollment Period is Closing But There’s Still Time to Choose a Plan

Breanna Reeves | Open enrollment for Covered California, the state’s free online service to find affordable health insurance, is set to end on Jan. 31. Established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the first enrollment period for Covered California began on Oct. 1, 2013. According to a Covered California report, from Oct. 1, 2013 to […]

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Oil and Gas Referendum May Halt SB 1137’s Intent to Protect CA Communities from Toxic Oil Operations

Prince James Story Last month, the California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA) collected enough signatures for their referendum seeking to halt SB1137.  SB1137 mandates oil and gas facility operators in protected areas to implement strict pollution controls and develop response plans to protect the health of frontline communities. These frontline communities or “health and protection zones” […]

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“Living the Dream” San Bernardino Martin Luther King Parade and Extravaganza

Aryana Noroozi This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the city of San Bernardino gathered at “Living the Dream,” a Martin Luther King Parade and Extravaganza sponsored by the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce and hosted in West San Bernardino.  The event held space for the community to watch performances, hear from elected officials and […]