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Border Patrol Seized $4 Million Worth of Pot at 2:30 a.m. at Scenic Carlsbad Beach

Border Patrol Seized $4 Million Worth of Pot at 2:30 a.m. at Scenic Carlsbad Beach

U.S. Border Patrol agents intercepted a maritime smuggling attempt at a southern California beach early this morning and confiscated nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana. continue reading »

Police Narrow in on ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Killing Cops

Police Narrow in on ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Killing Cops

Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer being sought by police for murdering three people, opened fire Tuesday on sheriff's deputies pursuing him near Big Bear Lake, California, wounding two of them, media outlets said. continue reading »

New Report Shows That Border Benchmarks Already Have Been Met

New Report Shows That Border Benchmarks Already Have Been Met

As the components of what should be included in an immigration reform bill take shape, border security, along with enforcement, is proving to be a key part of the framework. Eight senators released a bipartisan proposal earlier this week that included a path to citizenship for the 11 million unauthorized immigrants currently living in the United States. continue reading »

Simply Fresh Fruit Partners with Latino Green Project for “Eat Right, Be Bright” Campaign

Simply Fresh Fruit Partners with Latino Green Project for “Eat Right, Be Bright” Campaign

Inspired by Michelle Obama's Healthy Eating Initiatives, Simply Fresh Fruit partners with Latino Green Project to develop standards-based STEM curriculum at LAUSD continue reading »

California Hispanic Population to Equal White in 2014

California Hispanic Population to Equal White in 2014

California demographers say the state will soon have more Hispanic residents than white. According to population projections taken from the California Departmen continue reading »

Archbishop Jose Gomez Speaks Out on Immigration

Archbishop Jose Gomez Speaks Out on Immigration

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, welcomed principles set forth by a group of eight U.S. Senators as a blueprint for reform the country’s immigration system. continue reading »

California DREAM Act Student Welcome Access to Financial Aid

California DREAM Act Student Welcome Access to Financial Aid

Undocumented students in California feel a sense of relief now that they are eligible for financial aid from the state's public universities. continue reading »

“Steps to College” Expects To Aid 2,500 Latino Students in California

“Steps to College” Expects To Aid 2,500 Latino Students in California

Consul General of Mexico in Sacramento, Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez made the following announcement today on behalf of the Steps to College 2013 Steering Committee: continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Naked Man Run Over by Naked Fiancé

LATINO BLOTTER: Naked Man Run Over by Naked Fiancé

A man was taken to a California hospital in critical condition after his inebriated fiancé ran him over. On Thursday, a naked 30-year-old Alberto Giovanni Bravo was run over by his fiancé, continue reading »

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Nuestra Familia Gang Member “Wino” Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison in Drug Trafficking Prosecution

Juan Gallegos, also known as “Wino,” 36, of Salinas, was sentenced today to 21 years and 10 months in prison by United States District Judge William B. Shubb, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. On April 9, 2012, Gallegos pleaded guilty to conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, and four other drug trafficking felonies. There was no plea agreement between Gallegos and the United States. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Male Nurse Arrested for Sex Act with Corpse

LATINO BLOTTER: Male Nurse Arrested for Sex Act with Corpse

A male nurse in Los Angeles allegedly committed a sex act on a female corpse at Sherman Oaks Hospital. Alejandro Razo, 61, was arrested on Sunday on a state healt continue reading »

National Hispanic University to Offer New Online MBA Degree

National Hispanic University to Offer New Online MBA Degree

The National Hispanic University (NHU) is introducing an online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program, offering students a broad base of technical managerial skills and real-world insight continue reading »

Border Patrol Seize Coke and Meth Along California Interstate

Border Patrol Seize Coke and Meth Along California Interstate

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to duties on Interstate 5 in Southern California prevented two narcotic smuggling attempts Tuesday near San Clemente. continue reading »

Canadian Charged For Scamming Aspiring Foreign Actors in Los Angeles

Canadian Charged For Scamming Aspiring Foreign Actors in Los Angeles

A Canadian national who operated a Los Angeles-area immigration consulting business that sought visas on behalf of aspiring foreign actors faces multiple criminal charges for allegedly cheating his clients out of thousands of dollars in an immigration scam. continue reading »

Latinos Getting Fracked?

Latinos Getting Fracked?

2012 closed with an interesting note: As reported in this article from Reuters, the term “fracking” was more popular than “climate change” in US online searches. continue reading »