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Free Legal Assistance for Workers!

January 15, 2013

The El Monte Workers Rights Center at Neighborhood Legal Services is providing free legal assistance for workers!

Can't get your employer to pay you your wages?
Did you apply for unemployment benefits but were denied?
Not being paid for overtime hours?
Need to clean up your criminal record?

Where: El Monte Workers Rights Center at Neighborhood Legal Services
       9354 Telstar Ave, El Monte, CA  91731
 (1 block south of the 10 fwy and 2 blocks east of Rosemead Blvd)

When: Wednesdays 5pm (First 20 people will receive assistance)

Join the 2013 San Gabriel Valley Homeless Count!

January 9, 2013

Join hundreds of community volunteers to help count the homeless individuals in the San Gabriel Valley.

Make a difference in the lives of men, women and children in the
San Gabriel Valley! We need to know who they are and where they are...

Because they count...will you sign up today?

http://www.theycountwillyou.org/resources.html

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8pm-12am
Where: Various deployment centers throughout the Valley.

SGV Tribune Editorial

December 9, 2012


PHYSICIANS aren't the only doctors out there - though sometimes they, and their medical associations, would have you believe that's the case.
In addition to MDs, there are dentists, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses, midwives, dietitians, physical therapists, psychologists, chiropractors, phlebotomists, podiatrists, optometrists, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, acupuncturists - and many more, very much including the specialty MDs such as surgeons and psychiatrists.

Lawmakers start off with flurry of bills

December 7, 2012

San Francisco Cronicle

By: Wyatt Buchanan

Sacramento --

Californians could have a chance to repeal provisions of the state's controversial affirmative action ban, the use of unmanned aircraft could be restricted and parts of Proposition 13, the state's famous property tax law, could be softened under bills introduced at the Capitol this week.

California forges ahead on healthcare expansion after Obama win

November 7, 2012

By Chad Terhune

Los Angeles Times
 
California officials are plowing ahead with a major healthcare expansion now that the threat of repeal has lifted with the reelection of President Obama.

Republican challenger Mitt Romney had vowed to overturn the federal Affordable Care Act, casting uncertainty over state efforts to implement the coverage expansion for millions of Americans.

On ABC Health Report--Free Vision Exams and Glasses from Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez, O.D. and VSP

September 25, 2012

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Hundreds of people got the opportunity to get their vision tested for free during the launch of a mobile eye clinic in El Monte.


For more than a decade, Carol Mixon of San Gabriel has been squinting to read tiny print, lately, she rarely reads.

"It's really hard to read the fine print," she said.

Ricardo Galvan of Alhambra has been living with blurry vision for even longer. Both are unemployed and uninsured.

VSP Vision Care is providing a state-of-the-art, fully equipped mobile eye clinic and free glasses.

National Drug Take Back Day

September 10, 2012

 

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