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State tobacco tax-funded program awards $39 million to expand California’s health care workforce

November 30, 2021Area(s) of Interest: Physician Workforce  Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) last week announced more than $39 million in CalMedForce awards across the state to support medical training and residency programs and help grow the physician workforce. The full list of awardees can be found on the CalMedForce webpage. The fourth round of CalMedForce funding, generated by the voter-approved Proposition 56 tobacco tax of 2016 and administered by PHC, supports 209 residency positions in 114 graduate medical education…

This Oaxacan Beach Town Is a Surfer’s Paradise — and It’s on the Rise Among Digital Nomads

This Oaxacan Beach Town Is a Surfer’s Paradise — and It’s on the Rise Among Digital Nomads | Travel + Leisure Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore Travel + Leisure Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image This Oaxacan Beach Town Is a Surfer’s Paradise — and It’s on the Rise Among Digital Nomads this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source…

Pismo Beach was once the Clam Capital of the World. Then the clams disappeared

PISMO BEACH, Calif. — Pismo Beach loved its clams. More than a century ago, farmers with horse-drawn plows would comb the sand and haul the clams off by the wagon-full. The meat was fed to the hogs. Softball-size bivalves were so abundant, they could be found rolling ashore by the dozen at high tide. Californians of a certain age may remember visiting this Central Coast town and renting specialized “clam forks” to dig up the tasty mollusks. Even Bugs Bunny…

High school basketball player disappears after being dropped off in Manhattan Beach area

article LOS ANGELES – Deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing high school basketball player. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, 17-year-old Jasyre “Eli” Robinson was supposed to get dropped off in Carson via a rideshare service but the teen was dropped off in the Manhattan Beach area. Robinson was last seen November 23 in the 2400 block of East 126th Street in Compton, LASD said. Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up…

It has been two years since the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) closed its doors because of the COVID-9 pandemic.  

It has been two years since the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) closed its doors because of the COVID-9 pandemic.   That time, I remember we were busy preparing for Pasinaya: The CCP Openhouse Festival. But instead of writing press releases to announce the event, I was busy writing notice of closure.   The Pasinaya was the first casualty. The resident… The post It has been two years since the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) closed its doors because of…

DoST accomplishments cited at 2021 science week

Department of Science and Technology Secretary Forunato dela Peña underscores the agency’s many accomplishments this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DoST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña presented the notable successes of the agency during the opening of the 2021 National Science and Technology Week. De la Peña pointed out that from 2016 to 2021, the DoST had… The post DoST accomplishments cited at 2021 science week first appeared on Manila News.…

Celebrating the ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine’

“The world’s first global city” was neither in Europe nor the Americas—according to British musical historian David Irving, Manila during the 17th-18th centuries could have worn that title very well.  Participants in the virtual celebration of ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine with Quiapo A la Carte.’ The city attracted people from four continents: Europe, Asia, North and South America. Trade, culture,… The post Celebrating the ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine’ first appeared on Manila News.…

Coronavirus latest: India advises states to increase testing for omicron

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus that was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Cumulative global cases have reached 262,080,883, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has hit 5,206,454. For more information about the spread of COVID-19 and vaccination progress around the world, please see our interactive charts and… The post Coronavirus latest: India advises states to increase testing for omicron first appeared on Manila News.…

HBO’s ‘Folklore’ features Philippines’ mystical side

Multi-awarded director Erik Matti helms the Philippine episode of ‘Folklore Season 2.’ The Philippines — with its rich set of traditions, beliefs, and practices — became the perfect setting for a special episode of “Folklore Season 2,” an HBO Asia Original horror anthology series. “Folklore,” which premiered in 2018, features stories based on Asian superstitions and myths. What makes it… The post HBO’s ‘Folklore’ features Philippines’ mystical side first appeared on Manila News.…