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February 29, 2024

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California’s next vaccine eligibility expansion

Well, the moment many of us have been waiting for has arrived: Californians 50 and older will be eligible to be vaccinated starting April...

Postal Service plans price increases and service cuts to shore up...

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service unveiled a 10-year strategic plan on Tuesday that would raise prices and lengthen promised delivery times, among other measures,...

Clash between union campaigns and private property at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Before dawn on an October morning in 2015, representatives of the United Farm Workers turned up at a strawberry plant nursery in...

Letter to the Editor | Biden’s Immigration Bill

To the Editor: The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, which is an eight-year plan to citizenship, was revealed by Democrats on Capitol Hill. This bill...

House votes to give millions of ‘Dreamers’ and farmworkers a path...

The Democratic-led House voted Thursday to create a path to citizenship for an estimated 4 million immigrants who entered the country illegally, reopening a...

Unemployment claims rise as pandemic hits 1-year mark

The surge in unemployment filings in March 2020 provided one of the first clear warnings of the havoc the pandemic was wreaking on the...

Vaccination rates are lower in disadvantaged counties, CDC reports

Even though the pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll on people of color and on low-income communities, Americans in wealthier counties have been getting...

What’s in the federal stimulus for Californians?

Last week, President Joe Biden signed into law a wide-reaching $1.9 trillion stimulus package aimed at throwing a lifeline to Americans struggling through the...

Unemployment claims fall, fueling economic hope

UNITED STATES — The second year of the coronavirus pandemic is starting with rising hopes for the economic outlook — and a long way...

Biden signs stimulus bill ahead of prime-time address

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion economic relief package on Thursday afternoon, ushering in an aggressive infusion of federal aid...

Local News

Trashion Show

Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in South Monterey County transforms...

SALINAS VALLEY — Alliance on Aging’s 2024 Trashion Show in South Monterey County was a groundbreaking success, captivating more than 300 attendees with its...