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Hunger in California’s 805 region — an ongoing concern

Hunger in California’s 805 region — an ongoing concern

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 It was a bountiful gathering, nearly 200,000 pounds of food collected during the weekend of Dec. 5-7 to provide for those in need in Ventura County. FOOD Share — Ventura County’s Food Bank’s third annual CAN-Tree Collection more than doubled total donations from last year’s food drive, the organization reported


Early ratings suggest heroin documentary by Arizona State journalism students viewed by 380,000 Arizona households

By Bill Slane Cronkite News PHOENIX – Early ratings numbers show that a Cronkite News documentary on heroin addiction simulcast January 13 by all Arizona TV stations was viewed by 380,000 households. To Thalia Williams, a program director with, the benefit from “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona” happened in living rooms across the

Immigration Flying Home

Deportations to Dangerous Zones

Frontera NorteSur Tens of thousands of Mexican immigrants from the conflict-ridden, impoverished state of Guerrero have been deported from the United States since 2010. Netzahualcoyotl Bustamante Satin, Guerrero’s secretary for migrant and international affairs, said his state ranked third in terms of the Mexican state of origin for Mexican deportees from 2010 to 2014. According