The horrendous June 12 attack on Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub is widely considered a terrorist attack, but it was also a hate crime. FBI statistics show hate crimes against LGBT people occur more frequently than against any other group in America.
As a neurologist with the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, I have dedicated my professional career to helping patients and families cope with the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Early diagnosis is the single most effective step to help patients, but more than half of all people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias have not been diagnosed.
We now have our major Supreme Court story of the year: The justices will review the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s plan to defer deportations, stalled by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.
The debate over race and crime still rages across America, evidenced by the series of police misconduct criminal trials taking place in Baltimore, the federal investigation of the Chicago police department and increasing criticism of that city’s mayor.
Three years ago on Aug. 5, a white supremacist killed six Sikh Americans at their gurdwara, or place of worship, in Oak Creek, Wis. We need to alter our policies and our political discourse to make sure such a tragedy never occurs again.
Sierra Academy of Aeronautics Chief Flight Instructor, Sanjay Akella, speaks about changes being made to the academy that will improve the quality of eduction students will receive during their time at the academy.
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Sierra Academy of Aeronautics moves forward focusing on quality of education
Man thrown from SUV near Livingston
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Robbery suspect Barajas captured after two-county freeway chase