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The Pell Grant program can make college a reality for more students like me, a third year student at UC Berkeley.
Ethnic studies has become celebratory of heroes and holidays, and now it is being further diluted and reconstituted as “diverse studies.”
Scientists say the world has the next decade or so to avoid the most dire environmental scenarios, so we must invest in land restoration.
Attack calls us to remember what it is we love about this great country and to come together as a nation to support the Constitution.
County leaders, working with communities, must lead the way to make youth justice transformation a success.
Valley farmers and Southern California cities could improve water security if they jointly developed and managed some water supplies.
Since 2013, Newport Beach has permitted 95 very low- and low-income affordable units, and construction of 78 low-income units is expected soon.
By upholding California’s tobacco flavor ban, we will help young people break free from tobacco and prevent more kids from becoming addicted.
Reducing California’s corrections budget is the right strategy, and efforts should be made to overturn extreme sentencing laws.
Schools and educators can provide relief to older Latinx siblings by providing educational opportunities for their most vulnerable students.