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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media Black Californians have joined Black Americans around the country in closing the COVID-19 vaccine equity gap. As of Oct. 11, Black Californians were 4.2% of Californians that have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, up from 2.7% in February, according to the California Department of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Some things seem to be getting back to semi-normal for the kids at NorthPointe Apartments where they are all masked up, and happy to be in the same room seeing eye to eye. At the Success in Challenges Homework Assistance Center, students from 6-16 years old and their tutors are making up ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media Gov. Gavin Newsom took to Twitter earlier this month to praise Californians for getting vaccinated when the state’s COVID rate dropped to 57.3 cases per 100,000 people, the lowest in the U.S. “85% of eligible Californians have received at least one COVID vaccine shot. The result? California continues ...
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    By Charlene Crowell Closing gaps would create 1.7M jobs, add $300-450B to the economy As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever before. It is both a challenge and ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Flu season isn’t technically here yet, but already COVID-19 Delta cases top the charts at nearly three times as bad as this time last year. Facts are facts, and data from the latest surge of the highly contagious variant is hard to ignore, even as die-hard anti-vaxxers are filling up hospitals nationwide. ...
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    The Home of Neighborly Service lived up to its name recently hosting an event providing clothing, toys and other services for children and families in the community. The Community Family Funday was an event that was needed during these difficult times, and was welcomed by all those in attendance. The Family Funday served approximately 275 ...