Stories about undocumented

Gaping holes in safety net for uninsured

Undocumented residents make up half of the 3 million Californians who still lack health insurance By Anna Challet MARCH 19, 2015 -- The safety net for uninsured...

London Breed easily elected board president

By Tim Redmond JANUARY 8, 2014 – By the time the supervisors gathered for the ceremony of swearing in the new board, it was pretty...

Undocumented residents can give organs — but not receive them

By Viji Sundaram  SAN PABLO, DECEMBER 5 – Without treatment to replace her failing kidneys, Olga knows she will die. The 37-year-old single mother is desperate...

Fast Food Workers Escalate Campaign in Oakland; Major Action Sept. 4

  By Julia Carrie Wong SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 -- The national campaign to raise standards for fast food workers will escalate tomorrow, September 4, with workers...

Latino voices will be heard in 2014 — but not enough

  By Ed Kissam AUGUST 12, 2104 -- On August 4, a provocative article from Nate Cohn appeared in the New York Times—“Why House Deportation Vote...

Undocumented, uninsured, and in debt for life

By Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix Editor’s Note: California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For All Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all...

The strange politics of the Angela Chan reappointment

By Tim Redmond APRIL 29, 2014 – The politics of the reappointment of Police Commission member Angela Chan are getting awfully weird. Sup. David Chiu, who...

Will airbnb have to pay for its past violations? Or does tech just get amnesty for everything?

By Tim Redmond APRIL 14, 2014 -- Airbnb has changed its terms of service (which I suspect nobody reads anyway) to warn people that they...

Double-crossed by the DEA: The story of an undocumented informant

By Yolanda Gonzalez Gomez New American Media March 3, 2014 -- Norma knows what it's like to live through hell. She says she's experienced it ever...

First Assembly debate defines the candidates – and the shape of the race

  By Tim Redmond The gloves came off, quickly, in the first debate between Sups. David Chiu and David Campos Thursday night, as the candidates presented...