Town Hall Addresses Japanese American Senior Care Following Closure of Sakura ICF

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In August 2021, over 80 residents, mostly Japanese American and Japanese women in their 80s and 90s, were evicted from the Pacifica Companies-owned Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (ICF), to make way for high-rental rate apartments and a parking lot. This was the only facility of its kind in the entire U.S. that was providing dedicated … Read more

Single-payer healthcare is the right system. Can California build it on its own?

Los Angeles TimesMICHAEL HILTZIK |BUSINESS COLUMNISTJAN. 14, 2022 6 AM PT California, which has shown the determination to go it alone in areas such as environmental protection, scientific research and workers’ rights when its values conflict with policies at the federal level, is moving forward with its most audacious effort yet. That’s a plan to … Read more