Calling Brown to Act on Homelessness

On October 17, 2016, in Uncategorized, by Zamná Ávila

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor

It used to be that homeless people in the city congregated in Lincoln Park, downtown and low-income neighborhoods. These days, the homeless issue has bled into wealthier neighborhoods such as East Long Beach and Belmont Shore. As result, communities are up in arms, blaming homeless people for an increase in crime, ranging from petty theft and indecent exposure.

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Day 2 of Obamacare

On October 3, 2013, in Blog, by Zamná Ávila

Covered California got about 5 million and more than 17,000 calls on the first day of open enrollment for Obamacare, according to the Los Angeles Times.

At least 2.6 million people in the Golden may be eligible for tax subsidies to help pay their coverage. Coverage for consumers is scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2014. People eligible for subsidies include individuals who may earn up to $46,000 and families with incomes of up to $94,000. By March 31, Covered California expects to have enrolled at least 487,000 subsidy-eligible people. People who do not enroll by that date may face a federal tax penalty of $95.
Yet, the process was not as smooth as expected Oct. 1.

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Government Shuts Down, Obamacare Enrollment Opens

On October 1, 2013, in Blog, by Zamná Ávila
It is 3:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on Oct. 1 and the world as we know it has NOT come to an end.
In fact, despite a government midnight shutdown by Republicans in the House of Representatives, the world, its inhabitants in the United States and Obamacare is still pretty much a part of our reality.