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Uninsured more than a statistic, East Bay leaders say
Contra Costa Times - Sandy Kleffman

Three months ago, more than 300 families had their names on a waiting list to receive health care services at La Clinica de La Raza’s offices in the Fruitvale section of Oakland. Today, the list has ballooned to 700 families. For Chief Executive Officer Jane Garcia, the list is an all-too-real verification of last week’s statistics on the uninsured, released by the U.S. Census Bureau.