Hmong News – California

UC Delivers

Articles, city, Fresno, help /
UCCE Small Farms Advisor Richard Molinar served on a committee organized by the Fresno City Council to determine how the city could help. Molinar provided statistics and details to the ...

California’s recall election results highlight key lessons about how to mobilize ethnic voters nationwide

Despite the confusing narratives about the alleged support of ethnic voters to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, post-election analyses show that most of them overwhelmingly rejected his recall and ...

CapRadio and Valley Vision Release Food System Resilience Poll Report

CapRadio and Valley Vision today announced the Food System Resilience Poll — an initiative designed to explore the connections between food, farm and community in the Sacramento region — and ...

Legal win for Hmong in California in ongoing controversy

Hmongs in Californians receive a small victory when judge places a temporary injunction on a law they consider discriminatory in Siskiyou County ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Creative Writing Prize Showcase honors student writers

Articles, arts, Fresno, state, student /
Fresno State’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing presented its first Creative Writing Prize Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 25 to recognize this year’s award-winning writers. The showcase ...

$30K in wildfire safety grants to go to Lake County agencies

The California Fire Foundation (CFF) has announced $680,000 in wildfire safety grants to 55 local fire departments, fire agencies and community groups through its Wildfire Safety and Preparedness ... Read ...

Two local recall campaigns hold joint demonstration

Articles, Elk Grove /
The campaigns were launched earlier this year to gather sufficient signatures to qualify for special elections in 2022, which would let voters decide whether Elk Grove Mayor Bobbie Singh-Allen and ...

Are your Sacramento leaders upholding social justice values? This report card survey wants to find out

Sacramento’s elected leaders made sweeping commitments to social justice issues in the face of a national racial reckoning following the murder of George Floyd. The Sacramento County Board of ...

Stunning photos show drought’s impact on huge California reservoir

Articles, California, golden, state /
Before and after pictures show how the historic drought in the Golden State has dropped water levels in San Luis Reservoir to levels last seen during the 2015 drought. Read ...

After Bee lawsuit, Sacramento releases new videos in Darell Richards fatal police shooting

The Sacramento Police Department has released 58 new videos related to the 2018 Darell Richards fatal police shooting. The release follows a lawsuit The Sacramento Bee filed against the city ...

Before and after: See the impact of the California drought on San Luis Reservoir

Articles, California, golden, state /
Before and after pictures show how the historic drought in the Golden State has dropped water levels in San Luis Reservoir to levels last seen during the 2015 drought. Read ...

Judge Rules Police Must Release More Records In Fatal 2018 Shooting Of Darell Richards

Articles, judge, police, Sacramento /
OBSERVER Staff Writer Darell Richards, shown in the background with his siblings, was killed by Sacramento police SWAT officers on ... Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Judge Rules County Can’t Stop Water Deliveries to Hmong Weed Farmers

California is attempting to keep water from illegal grows in Northern California, and Hmong farmers are specifically suffering. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

California counties consider cannabis cultivation changes

Communities throughout California continue to refine and update legal cannabis plans, including what a socially equitable cannabis program should look like, following legislative action this summer. Read more (opens in ...

BIPOC voters in the CA recall work to curb voting inaccessibility

As California voters approach the gubernatorial recall election, Stanford students from underrepresented backgrounds are working within their communities to inform and encourage members to participate ... Read more (opens in ...

Both sides of California’s recall election want voters of color. Getting their votes is a different task

Articles, California, people, voting /
Officials representing minority groups say historic underrepresentation of people of color in the voting process is a challenge they’re hoping to address in this election -- both getting them out ...

Federal judge grants stay in water transport lawsuit, temporarily reversing Siskiyou County ordinances

BIG SPRINGS, Calif. – A federal judge in California has granted a stay in the lawsuit filed by the Hmong community in Siskiyou County. Multiple Hmong community members sued the ...

2 Water Laws Targeting Pot Blocked For Harming Calif. Hmong

A federal judge blocked two ordinances from a Northern California county that require strict permits for the transport of water, ruling that while they may have been enacted to squash ...