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Family Turns Grief to Activism After Daughter's Suicide

On April 17 in Oakland, families and supporters will be rallying at noon at the headquarters of Kaiser Permanente. The demonstration is organized by the National Union of Healthcare Workers, four months after they pulled thousands of mental health workers off the job to call attention to deficits in Kaiser's mental health services. KRCB News Director Steve Mencher has the story of one family that was failed by Kaiser: In a strongly worded statement, Kaiser said that union members were simply…

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San Jose says NO to incentives

LISTEN TO THIS STORY ON NPR Jasmine Garsd February 15, 2019 3:25 PM ET A mayor from another city that tried to land big tech companies might be starting to look pretty smart after Amazon canceled its plans for a New York City headquarters. Activists and local politicians said New York had given up…

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Sonoma County Emergency Manager Speaks on Flood Recovery

Although the Russian River has receded below flood stage, those affected are still struggling to get their lives back in order. At a community meeting in Forestville Sunday night, around 200 people showed up to learn more about the recovery and pose questions to Sonoma County leaders. After the…

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Sonoma County Residents Search for Flood Recovery Assistance

1,900 homes and 578 businesses were damaged by the Russian River flooding and record rainfall last week. Sonoma County officials estimate the total damages at $155 million. Reporter Adia White travelled to Guerneville and Forestville on Sunday to find out whether recovery resources available are…

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