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KAZU Local
9:08 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Farmworkers Face Health Care Obstacles

Monterey County, CA – When he was just 14-years-old, Rogelio Jacinto moved from Mexico to Monterey County.

"I came over here to Castroville," said Jacinto. "I came on Sunday. I think was June four Sunday and I start working on Monday."

Even though that was four decades ago, Jacinto said some things haven't changed: most farmworkers are immigrants, pay is low and health care can seem out of reach.

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KAZU Local
9:08 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

StoryCorps Monterey Bay Area: Louise Miranda Ramirez

Salinas, CA – Louise Miranda Ramirez is a member of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation, historically known as the Monterey Band of Monterey County.

When she came into the mobile booth in Salinas, she spoke with StoryCorps Facilitator Jeremy Helton about her daughter Tiara who died at the age of 14 after a battle with Leukemia.

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KAZU Local
3:23 pm
Fri October 2, 2009

Rec Rehab Program Hooks National Interest

Vietnam Veteran Juan Trevino holds up three fish he caught during the Rock Cod Derby.

Monterey, CA – On a clear Saturday morning, Vietnam Veteran Chet McAndrews is helping a group of disabled Veterans board the Chubasco. Its a 60 foot charter fishing boat, one of four boats that set out for the Monterey Bay Veterans annual Rock Cod Derby.

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KAZU Local
1:42 pm
Thu October 1, 2009

StoryCorps Monterey Bay Area: Joe & Doris Bragdon

Salinas, CA – Monterey's Cannery Row has drastically changed since the days of John Steinbeck. In an interview with his wife Doris, Joe Bragon remembers the way it was when he worked on Cannery Row.

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KAZU Local
9:08 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

StoryCorps Monterey Bay Area: Maria Figueroa

Salinas, CA – Maria Figueroa always dreamed of living in the U.S, but when her dream became reality, it wasn't as she expected. She tells the story to her friend Stephanie Ornelas.

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