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Covered California Launches Website Site for Small Businesses

Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
From left to right Lt. Drennon Lindsey stands
with members of #TheirLivesMatter advocacy group Francie Dows, Mysti
Knight, Brenda Grisham, Gilda Baker, Linda Jones, Stacy Hogg. Shannon
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Mother of Slain Teenager to Speak Out in Washington, D.C.

Brenda Grisham, leader of Their Lives Matter, an Oakland-based organization, will represent California Dec. 12 at the National Vigil for Murder Victims across the States in Washington, D.C.
U.S. President Barack Obama leaves a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco

Obama Visits Bay Area, Pushes for Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama visited San Francisco this week, speaking at the Betty Ong Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown where he addressed the pressing need to pass comprehensive immigration reform that overhauls the current broken [...]
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OP-ED: Kennedy Died, But the Haters Did Not Win

By Jesse Jackson Fifty years ago, on a cold day in Dallas, Nov. 22, 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated. To my mind, what is extraordinary about the Kennedy assassination is that the haters did not [...]
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx along with Port President Ces Butner and Port Executive Director Chris Lytle

U.S. Transportation Secretary Visits Port of Oakland

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made his first official West Coast port visit at the Port of Oakland Friday, Nov. 15. Secretary Foxx was provided a tour and briefing of regional transportation priorities [...]