Connecting the Dots http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Wednesday, June 27, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-wednesday-june-27-2012 <p>(<em>San Jose Mercury News</em>) // Monday&#39;s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona&#39;s controversial immigration law upheld the mandate for a police officer to ask for a person&#39;s immigration papers after stopping them. In California, the law is not so different from Arizona&#39;s, but <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/top-stories/ci_20944726/police-policy-immigrants-patchwork-across-california">enforcement varies widely</a> and is often up to the discretion of individual officers&hellip;</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:23:05 +0000 Emily Gadek 12765 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, June 21, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-thursday-june-21-2012 <p>(Oakland Tribune) &nbsp;// A UCLA Anderson <a href="http://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_20902584/study-says-california-jobless-rate-stuck-double-digits ">jobs forecast</a> says unemployment in California will remain in the double digits until next year...</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:08:09 +0000 isaac silk 12492 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, June 21, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Wednesday, June 20, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-wednesday-june-20-2012 <p>((LA Times)) // The Supreme Court is <a href="http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-cdc-prevention-report-healthcare-reform-20120614,0,5798911.story">set to rule</a> on the constitutionality of President Obama&rsquo;s health care reform act in the coming weeks. If the so-called &ldquo;individual mandate&rdquo; is struck down, California stands to lose. State officials worry that California could lose out on as much as $15 billion annually to provide medical care for the nearly 20 percent of the population that is uninsured&hellip;</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:53:47 +0000 Tajha Lanier 12428 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top News Stories for Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for June 18, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-june-18-2012 <p>(SF Bay Guardian) // Creative, artistically minded people are leaving San Francisco in search of affordable housing in the East Bay. <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2012/04/10/san-franciscos-loss?page=0,0">Oakland is fast becoming the new hip location</a> for the working class and young artists driven out of San Francisco by sky-rocketing rents. Oakland City Council member Rebecca Kaplan says those moving into Oakland and surrounding East Bay cities are of many different ethnicities including Ethiopian, Eritrean, and Vietnamese...</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 16:51:03 +0000 Zoe Brezsny 12299 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for June 18, 2012 Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, June 14, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-thursday-june-14-2012 <p>(SF Gate) // There&#39;s <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/06/14/BAUV1P20IU.DTL&amp;tsp=1">still no BART service</a> between Oakland and San Francisco. An early-morning fire at a West Oakland construction site badly damaged tracks, forcing commuters to buses, ferries, or a Bay Bridge that several people have described as a &quot;parking lot.&quot; BART hopes to have at least one track open by later today...</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:31:16 +0000 Tajha Lanier 12141 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, June 14, 2012