Tag Archives: poverty

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SB efforts against poverty

By Saeed Villanueva |Staff Writer| San Bernardino fights scarcity by concentrating on homelessness and providing food for lower income families, but the numbers show the city still has a long…

Clean water a must for all

By Rachel Rundengan |Staff Writer| Water is of major importance to all living things. Seventy percent of the human body is made up of water. So you can imagine just…

Environmental injustice: Low-income targets

By Marlyn Rodriguez |Managing Editor| People with lower economic status are exposed to different environmental surroundings that may be hazardous to their health. Cities surrounding the Interstate 710 freeway in…

Obama urges Congress to raise minimum wage

Marysol Guzman |Staff Writer| During this year’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama urged Congress to raise the minimum wage to $9 in hopes of leading Americans away from…