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Cuentos Inmigrantes is a weekly collection of immigration news and views, from there to here and back
 A statewide campaign is underway to build support for the passage of a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights. California Assemblymembers Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) and V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella)...
Cuentos Inmigrantes is a weekly collection of immigration news and views, from there to here and back
 A statewide campaign is underway to build support for the passage of a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights. California Assemblymembers Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) and V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella)...
Five California cities have made Forbes Magazine’s top ten list of most miserable cities: Vallejo, Sacramento, Modesto, Merced and Stockton. Well, that might be Forbes editors’ opinions, but they don’t necessarily know those towns so well. So KALW News found some people who do. Cal State Sacramento...
Electric cars have been a symbol of transportation’s future for a while now, but the buzzword nowadays is “high-speed rail.” PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Within 25 years, our goal is to give 80% of Americans access to high-speed rail. (Applause) This could allow you to go places in half the time it...
Discussions about the fate of federal funding for schools hit the House floor this week. In an email Tuesday, the President threatened to veto any budget proposal that jeopardizes America’s ability to “win the future by out-educating, out-innovating and out-building the rest of the world...
The majority of the estimated 79 million Egyptians identify themselves as Muslim. Here in the U.S., Muslim population estimates vary from 2.5 to 7 million Muslims. American Muslims were just another ingredient in the melting pot ... until 9/11. After that day, suspicions of terrorism and...
It’s hard to get around when you can’t see – but not impossible, especially if you have some help. That’s the idea behind the Blind Driver Challenge: the National Federation of the Blind is challenging companies to design “nonvisual interfaces” to help blind people maneuver cars. But what about...
The music you're hearing is by San Francisco singer-songwriter Valerie Orth. She'll be at the Red Poppy Art House in The City tomorrow Friday, February 4th -- her last area performance before going to New York and the East Coast. The music begins at 7:30. http://www.valerieorth.com/ http://www....
  Music: "Milk Man" by Deerhoof I was so inspired by President Obama’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday that I have pledged to not only to win the future, but to embarrass it by winning so handily. In order to achieve such victorious future greatness, I will need a good soundtrack... so...
  Perhaps the saddest headline I read this week was: “bacon-wrapped hot dog vendors lose customers when they go legit.” No further comment seems necessary, only tears for the unconsumed bacon-wrapped hot dogs. But those who do go legit, take heart! The new hip family-owned Sacred Wheel Cheese...
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