THURSDAY, JUNE 23 PROGRAM # 9662 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Dealing with the Nursing Home Crisis. At the beginning of the pandemic, nursing homes became the epicenter of Covid-19 deaths. This crisis had a disproportionate impact on facilities that serve predominantly Latinos and African Americans. Nursing home workers are feeling demoralized and burned out […]
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 PROGRAM # 9661 12:00 PM PT Combating Deadly Heat Threat in the Fields. Millions are under heat watches as a dangerous heat wave is warming the fields throughout the US South and Southwest. Exacerbated by climate change, temperatures for this summer season are expected to be worse than last one and outdoor […]
As more and more wildfires rage across the West, increasing numbers of families who lost their homes are finding out with surprise that their insurance coverage and emergency assistance are not enough to rebuild.
(Español) Buck, el padre de Arizona al que se le negó la atención, lo ha visto de primera mano al vender planes de Medicare a personas mayores. “He tenido personas mayores llorando al teléfono conmigo”, dijo. “Es horroroso”.
TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PROGRAM # 9645 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Health Workers Cooperative. Health care workers are in short supply and many people are feeling this severe shortage through canceled appointments and overcrowded hospitals. In response, a new organization, announced as the first worker-owned healthcare staffing cooperative, is recruiting and placing health care workers […]
MONDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 9644 12:00 PM PT Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. n this exclusive interview, the Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller talks about how he is being helping families of the children and teachers killed in Uvalde deal with their pain, the outpouring of goodness and solidarity from […]
TUESDAY, MAY 31 PROGRAM # 9638 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis(Repeat Program.) As more and more wildfires hit the West, survivors who lost their homes are finding insurance coverage and emergency aid is not enough to rebuild after the wildfire. Because of high insurance premiums, many buy limited coverage. In […]
(Español) Ayudará a las empresas a contratar más trabajadores y a llegar a nuevos clientes en la actividad comercial. Y “abrirá la puerta a nuevas oportunidades económicas para comunidades y personas que históricamente han carecido de acceso a recursos y financiamiento críticos.
(Español) el Departamento de Desarrollo del Empleo (EDD), que ha estado luchando contra el fraude generalizado desde que comenzó la pandemia de COVID-19, dijo que delincuentes involucrados en esta nueva artimaña inundaron la agencia con 47 mil reclamos electrónicos sospechosos nada más en mayo.
THURSDAY, MAY 26 PROGRAM # 9634 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Speaking Indigenous Languages in Times of Emergency (Repeat Program.) Mexican indigenous migrants have been among the worst hit by the heat, fire and smoke of the extreme wildfires that have devastated California’s rural areas. Many spent weeks saving summer crops from the fires and […]