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Gaye Plair-Cobb gives Congresswoman Barbara Lee a tour of PIC's Career center at 1212 Broadway.

23,000 Local Residents Will Lose Unemployment Benefits, says Congresswoman Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Oakland’s Private Industry Council’s Career Center at 1212 Broadway in Oakland on Thursday morning to show her support to 23,000 local residents whose unemployment benefits not being extended.
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Affordable Care Act Enrollments High in California

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
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Vallejo Police Receive Grants to Crack Down on Drunk Drivers

The Vallejo Police Department has several grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) help strengthen enforcement of drunk driving laws. These grants for community- based enforcement campaigns from OTS are funded through the [...]
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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.