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Crowded homes creating the perfect environment for COVID-19 cases to spread like wildfire in Santa Maria, an epicenter for the virus in Santa Barbara County.
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The Mendocino Voice
Dana Ullman is reporting on health-related stories for The Mendocino Voice with support from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. This article was produced as a series for the 2021 Center for Health Journalism California Fellowship....
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This story was written by SweSwe Aye while participating in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's 2021 California Fellowship. Her other stories include: Part 1: Impacts of COVID-19 and associated problems on Burmese American Community
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New research has some surprising findings that challenge old assumptions about Medicaid.
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It’s shocking: Preschoolers are three times more likely to be expelled than children in elementary, middle and high school, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Boys are four times more likely than girls to be kicked out, and African American children are twi
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Wave Newspapers
The fourth and last in a series of articles on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the Black community in Los Angeles.
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San Diego, California.
San Diego County’s refusal to release data spurs legal battle for access to information that helps journalists report.
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Cristal Robles, who is fluent in Mixteco, English and Spanish, worked as a contact tracer for community COVID-19 cases.
Communication and cultural barriers speed spread of the virus in one Central California community.
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A view of the entrance to the Mendocino County Jail
Over the past two years, at least 16 people at the Mendocino County jail have overdosed while in custody.
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Members of the Fourth Samoan Congregational Christian Church of Long Beach worship on Sept. 5, 2021.
On August 27, the small Samoan church of about 200 parishioners in North Long Beach held its first ever triple funeral service.
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Ingrid Tischer and her husband Ken Stein
"Nearly every disabled person I’ve talked with has their own stories of pain and discrimination," says radio producer Christopher Egusa. "The dismissal and invisibility are common experiences."
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