The Language of Health: Medical Interpreters Bill Moves Forward

By: Monday March 31, 2014 6:30 pm

In California, a state where nearly seven million residents admit to speaking little or no English, having access to a professional interpreter can mean the difference between life and death in hospitals. With so many Californians at daily risk, a new bill would ensure that patients with limited English proficiency receive correct medical treatment.

The law, however, will come too late for Guillermo Garcia Rodriguez.


Pelosi Calls on Holder to Follow Up on Phil Ting Mortgage Document Fraud Study

By: Monday February 20, 2012 8:00 am

More reactions from last week’s revelation from San Francisco Recorder-Assessor Phil Ting, that an overwhelming percentage of foreclosure documents he reviewed were found to be at least partially flawed. The two members of Congress who represent San Francisco want Attorney General Eric Holder to convene an investigation. That consists of Jackie Speier and the Minority Leader of the House, Nancy Pelosi.

85% of Mortgage Transfers Were No Good

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 3:17 pm

That’s a pretty startling headline, isn’t it? Yet, that was the conclusion reached by study of 400 foreclosure files commissioned by San Francisco County assessor-recorder Phil Ting.

San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting Finds Widespread Mortgage Document Fraud

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 7:51 am

Yesterday, the San Francisco Assessor-Recorder, Phil Ting, released the results of a cursory review of foreclosure documents, finding widespread irregularities in the vast majority of them. The documents included foreclosures from 2011, after the point at which the banks allegedly “fixed” their foreclosure document problems.

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