Latino Lawmakers Visit Makeshift Immigration Detention Facility
A group of state lawmakers got their first peek inside a makeshift federal detention center in Ventura County, where more than 500 undocumented teenagers are being held. The kids are among thousands of people who've crossed into the U.S. in recent months.
New Law Aims to Help Ex-Convicts Get Hired
Anyone convicted of a crime can have a hard time even getting an interview, let alone a job. That's because most applications ask job seekers to check a box if they've been convicted of a crime. If they check the box, in many cases they get no further. But as of July 1, under the so-called "ban the box" bill signed by Gov. Brown, state and local government employers can no longer ask that question on job applications.
Vital Signs: Proactive Nursing at Central Valley Schools
School nurses do more than apply Band-Aids and ice packs. Bernice Arnett can testify to that. She's a nurse for seven schools scattered across two Central Valley towns just south of Modesto. Arnett talks about working with students and their families as part of our ongoing health series, "Vital Signs."