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English Language Learners Gain Confidence From California Teacher

For hundreds of young people pouring into California from all over the world, English being their second language is their biggest obstacle.

04/28/2015

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Why An Atheist Feels Guilty About His $100,000-Per-Year Bible App Business

A Salt Lake City businessman and self-proclaimed atheist is making six figures selling the Bible in Apple’s app store.

02/03/2015

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State Of The Union Spanish Translators Have Some Explaining To Do

You don’t have to speak Spanish to realize the subtitles for President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night went horribly wrong.

01/20/2015

Dora Mejia  (C) and supporters at a press conference to announce a complaint against the San Francisco Police Dept. (Erin Baldassari/Bay City News Service)

SFPD Accused Of Wrongful Arrest Of Domestic Violence Victim Because Of Failure To Provide Spanish Interpreter

A San Francisco resident, with the help of civil rights advocacy groups, filed a citizen complaint Thursday alleging the San Francisco Police Department failed to provide an interpreter when responding to a report of domestic violence.

10/30/2014

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San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June Election

The department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.

04/18/2014

Actor Michael Pena as "Cesar Chavez" (credit: Lionsgate)

Chavez Biopic Shown To 1,000 California Farm Workers

Immigrant workers were guests of honor at a special screening of “Cesar Chavez”

03/27/2014

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SF Mission District Beer Billboard Promotes Public Urination

A recent Spanish-language billboard advertising Tecate beer in San Francisco’s Mission District appears to endorse public urination.

06/28/2012

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PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

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Alameda County Scrambles To Add Mandated Ballots In Tagalog, Vietnamese

The growing number of Tagalog and Vietnamese speakers in Alameda County has elections officials scrambling to translate ballots, signage and other voter information in order to comply with federal law.

10/13/2011

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Alameda County Settles Lawsuit Over Bilingual Voter Help

The Department of Justice announced a settlement over a lawsuit alleging Alameda County failed to provide adequate assistance for Spanish and Chinese-speaking voters.

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