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Census Shows Whites Lose US Majority Among Babies

For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady immigration growth that is now slowing.

05/17/2012

Santa Clara City Council

Santa Clara’s All White City Council Draws Fire

A lawsuit may soon be filed challenging Santa Clara’s all white City Council. In response, the city is forming a committee to see if changes need to be made to its city charter.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/14/2011

Minority Firms Slam California High-Speed Rail Contracts

A group of minority business owners demanded Wednesday that the federal government withhold more than $3 billion in funding for California’s bullet train project while they investigate claims of unfair contracting practices by high-speed rail officials.

CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pelosi Retains Leadership Position Among House Democrats

The closed-door vote Wednesday will let the San Francisco congresswoman shift from House speaker to minority leader in January, despite concerns by some Democrats that the party needs new leadership.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

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Stanford’s Pre-Med Diversity Program Is Back

Stanford has revived a program aimed at increasing the number of minority students seeking admission to its medical school. That number had essentially fallen flat over the last 20 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2010

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