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New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

March 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm

New Film on Cesar Chavez Evokes Memories in Delano for Original Farmworkers

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Kern County town offers few hints of one of the most important struggles in U.S. labor history.

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Remembering Pete Seeger and His Days in California

January 29, 2014 | 8:29 am

Remembering Pete Seeger and His Days in California

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Singer was an early campaigner for farmworker rights and influenced generations of California musicians.

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October 8, 2012 | 10:20 am

Watch Obama Speak at Cesar Chavez National Monument

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President Barack Obama will dedicate a National Monument to civil rights leader Cesar Chavez on Monday, the first time a Mexican American has received such an honor. His trip to the village of Keene, Calif., is a detour from his focus on undecided states; polls show California is safely in his column. But political analysts […]

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Brown Vetoes Farmworkers ‘Card Check’ Bill

June 29, 2011 | 12:57 am

Brown Vetoes Farmworkers ‘Card Check’ Bill

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The Legislature had its dramatic moments tonight as it considered next year’s state budget. Lawsuits were threatened, or promised. Democratic members of the Senate broke with party leadership for a time over their displeasure with some aspects of the package. Republicans complained that they’d been frozen out of the budget-making process as Democrats crafted and […]

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