COVID: Bilingual Outreach Teams Get Vital Information To More South Bay ResidentsSince August in Santa Clara County, 100 bilingual team members have been going to door-to-door to answer questions about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the county added another 30 more.
Marin County Sees Deluge of Volunteers At Polls, Less VotersSome say finding people willing to work the polls is a lot like trying to find people to serve on a Jury. But in Marin County, on the eve of the 2020 election, that’s not the case.
Marin Immersive Bilingual Education Program Teaches English And Spanish To All StudentsThe discussion about bilingual education has always been about how to teach English to Spanish-speaking kids. But at Lynwood Elementary School in Novato, they’ve completely flipped that script.
Kids In San Francisco Bilingual Program Struggle Without Bilingual TeacherThe extended absence of a teacher for a San Francisco elementary school's Spanish-English immersion program has left young students struggling to learn with substitute teachers who are not bilingual.
"It's America": Video Of Man's Racist Tirade At NYC Restaurant Goes ViralA customer at a New York City restaurant was caught on video in a racist tirade threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on some employees and patrons after they spoke Spanish.
California Sues Forever 21 Over Alleged Discriminatory 'English-Only' PolicyForever 21 violated state civil rights laws and discriminated against Spanish-speaking employees when it adopted an English-only policy at its flagship San Francisco store, according to a lawsuit filed by the State of California.
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
Spanish-Speaking Declines In Hispanic Households As English Proficiency IncreasesResearchers say a rising percentage of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the share of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining.
English Language Learners Gain Confidence From California TeacherFor hundreds of young people pouring into California from all over the world, English being their second language is their biggest obstacle.
Why An Atheist Feels Guilty About His $100,000-Per-Year Bible App BusinessA Salt Lake City businessman and self-proclaimed atheist is making six figures selling the Bible in Apple's app store.
State Of The Union Spanish Translators Have Some Explaining To DoYou don't have to speak Spanish to realize the subtitles for President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night went horribly wrong.
SFPD Accused Of Wrongful Arrest Of Domestic Violence Victim Because Of Failure To Provide Spanish InterpreterA 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.
San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June ElectionThe department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.
Chavez Biopic Shown To 1,000 California Farm WorkersImmigrant workers were guests of honor at a special screening of "Cesar Chavez"
SF Mission District Beer Billboard Promotes Public UrinationA recent Spanish-language billboard advertising Tecate beer in San Francisco’s Mission District appears to endorse public urination.