Krista Almanzan

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'Embodiment Of Grit': How Children Of Farm Workers Became Tech Professionals

Sunday, May 15, 2016

We first told you about CSin3 — an accelerated degree program — when it launched three years ago. Now its first cohort is set to graduate, with many students heading into high tech coding jobs.


Inmate-Run Program Helps Vets Behind Bars Navigate VA Maze

Thursday, January 28, 2016

For the past decade, a Veteran Service Office operating inside a prison has aided 1,000 incarcerated veterans in receiving more than $15 million in benefits for themselves and their dependents.


Follow The Leader: Drones Learn To Behave In Swarms

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Unmanned aerial vehicles can sound like a swarm of bees with a relentless buzzing noise. Now, drones can act like one as dozens are programmed to soar and work together.


At The Monterey Presidio, City And Army Partner To Reduce Costs

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Along California's central coast, the city of Monterey and the Army's Defense Language Institute have formed a partnership, saving about $2 million a year by sharing costs.


Tech Program Helps Put Latinos On A Path To Silicon Valley

Sunday, January 18, 2015

About an hour south of Silicon Valley in a classroom at Hartnell Community College, Daniel Diaz and Brian De Anda stand at a whiteboard mapping out ideas on how to reduce the size of a mobile app their team is building.

This isn't a class, and the app they're building ...


Row, Row, Row Your Boat — And Keep Rowing Another 2,400 Miles

Monday, June 09, 2014

The Great Pacific Race is the first ever ocean rowing event to cross the Pacific. The inaugural race is set to kick off — as some 2,400 miles stretch before the competitors.


Calif. Medical Center Offers Cure To Indigenous Language Barrier

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Immigrants from Mexico don't always speak Spanish. Instead they speak indigenous languages. That's created huge communications problems, but a hospital in Salinas has found a solution.


Out Of The Fields And Into Computer Science Classes

Sunday, September 01, 2013

To earn money for her family, Alicia Leon Rios worked in the fields in Salinas, Calif. Meanwhile, she sent her toddler, Leticia, to Mexico to be raised by her grandparents.

Even now, Alicia Leon Rios chokes up thinking about that difficult decision more than two decades ago. But it was ...