California Enters Regional Climate Pact
California Governor Jerry Brown signed on to a new climate pact with Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. As part of the multifaceted plan to fight climate change and ocean acidification the states — and province — agreed to put a price on carbon, invest together on clean energy technologies and support greener transportation.
Jeff Denham Supports Democratic Immigration Bill
Jeff Denham, U.S. Representative for California’s 10th Congressional District, has become the first Republican to sign on to the Democratic immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship.
Traditional Mixteca Healer Tends to Workers in Central Valley
Some recent immigrants avoid visits to Western doctors. Instead, they call on traditional healers who speak their language, use familiar medicinal plants, and share their cultures. As part of our ongoing series of first-person health profiles called “What?s Your Story?”, we hear from Juana Gomez, a Mixteca traditional healer from Oaxaca, Mexico. Her daughter, Johanna Gomez, helps to translate her story.