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Ukrainians in US consider taking advantage of new status

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iryna Volvach traveled from Ukraine to California on a tour package with a friend and decided to stay for a few months. When Russia invaded Ukraine, leaving her stuck in the US, she worried about her children and grandchildren back home. As Volvach, 62, tearfully told The Associated Press this week … Read more

Attorney General Bonta Announces $120,000 in Grants for Childhood Nutrition Research and Education in Disadvantaged California Communities

OAKLAND – California General Rob Bonta today announced the recipients of a $120,000 grant program to fund research and education around childhood nutrition and water consumption, with a particular focus on disadvantaged communities where childhood obesity, diabetes, and other health issues are more prevalent. The grants stem from a 2017 settlement with The Gatorade Company … Read more

As Vaccine Demand Falls, States Are Left With Huge Stockpile | Health News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press As demand for COVID-19 vaccines collapses in many areas of the US, states are scrambling to use stockpiles of doses before they expire and have to be added to the millions that have already gone to waste. From some of the least vaccinated states, like Indiana and North Dakota, to … Read more

This Texas mom says she’s moving her family to California to protect her transgender daughter

CNN — A Texas mom is doing whatever it takes to keep her transgender child safe – even if that requires picking up their lives, leaving family and friends behind and moving hundreds of miles west. In a legal opinion released publicly on Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton declared that gender-affirming surgical procedures in … Read more

California Governor Ends 12 Emergencies, but Not for COVID | Health News

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Multiple California emergencies declared by the last two governors officially ended on Friday — including for heat waves, an oil spill, wildfires and the civil unrest in reaction to George Floyd’s murder — but Gov. Gavin Newsom said the threat from the coronavirus lives on and … Read more