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For working parents, summer break is no vacation

May 23, 2016
With school out, what to do with the kids is a constant dilemma.
Wanda Gomez registers voters outside a grocery store during her sons’ spring break. Her sons say “Today is a pool day,” but Gomez has to work.
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Despite insurance, some Americans still struggle with medical debt

May 13, 2015
More than 50 percent of all bankruptcies are linked to medical debt.

Target takes aim at new 'core' customer: young Latinos

Apr 23, 2015
SinTraduccion is Target’s first ad campaign designed solely with Latinos in mind.

Cellphones bring new leverage for farm workers

Dec 18, 2014
Workers in Washington state apple orchards use phones to find best-paying jobs.

Apple growers try to move beyond boom and bust

Oct 17, 2014
Growers are using computers and DNA sequencing to create sweeter, crisper apples.

Design: where dollars are scarce and need is great

Jul 21, 2014
American design schools team up with NGOs to get affordable products to market.

Sick of the commute, Santa Cruz tries own tech hub

Mar 27, 2014
20,000 tech workers commute daily from Santa Cruz to Silicon Valley

Tenants fight to stay in foreclosed homes

Nov 28, 2013
Nearly half of people living in foreclosed homes are actually renters

How Stephen Hawking became a celebrity physicist

Sep 10, 2013
Stephen Hawking wrote the best-selling popular science book of all time, creating a brand for himself and physics.

Apple launches iPhone trade-in program to shore up sales growth

Sep 9, 2013
Apple wants owners to sell their old iPhones back to the company for a discount on a new phone.

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