In 2016, Kevin Phan founded the Capital Asian American Professional Society, which provides resources, educational programming and events around civic leadership and business development.
Even with state programs designed to close the gap, experts and advocates say the cost of entry and long list of requirements are still keeping people of color and low-income applicants from entering the state’s lucrative legal market.
After a six-month search, the University of California Regents picked Michael V. Drake as the new head of the school system, the first Black president in the system’s history.
Chelsea Minor has spent the months of the coronavirus pandemic ensuring that customers are informed about new measures and adaptations at the 126 supermarket locations that Raley’s operates.
The Lincoln Potters play in historic McBean Stadium in downtown Lincoln, and the wood-bat California Collegiate League team averaged almost 1,000 fans per game during the 2019 season. This year, the Potters are just happy to be playing, even if fans aren’t allowed.
The vacant lot at 16th and F streets in Sacramento — the future site of Lavender Courtyard, the city’s first LGBTQ-friendly affordable housing for older adults — is still empty, but it won’t be for long.
Lisandro Madrigal knew 2020 would be a landmark year for Chando’s Enterprises, the Mexican restaurant group he started in 2010. But after dining rooms closed in March, every taco, burrito and mulita had to be packaged to go.
This spring, COVID-19 forced schools to go online. But, for the most part, the teaching models remained the same. Sama Learning, a Nevada City-based startup, wants to transform those models.
Chris Kay is a marketing executive, owner of an imported-foods business and, as of July 1, president of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce.
Nicholas Haystings, executive director of Square Root Academy, says he has had two goals since he was a kid: to become an engineer and to give back to the community.