Faith in the Valley, a nonprofit group that offers help to underserved residents, is canvassing neighborhoods and speaking to households that have not participated in the census before. Especially in communities with immigrants, many residents fear their personal information on census forms will be handed to federal immigration enforcement officials and lead to their deportation.
By Rosalio Ahumada—Oct. 14, 2018 Ambriana Williams knocked on doors Saturday in west Modesto, asking residents what issues concern them the most as the country heads toward a highly contested midterm election. She was part of a group of local…
The Rev. Misael Avila of St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Riverbank joined faith leaders in Stanislaus County and throughout the country denouncing the Trump Administration's zero tolerance illegal immigration policy, which has separated about 2,000 children from their families.
Modesto is facing resistance from property owners and managers as it considers whether it should inspect apartments and other rental housing to ensure they meet basic health and safety standards.