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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

A photo of a Tecate billboard taken in San Francisco's Mission District  (The Tens)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/06/2011