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San Diego Millionaire Looking for Latina Love, Buys Billboard

San Diego Millionaire Looking for Latina Love, Buys Billboard

A local millionaire has taken his quest for a girlfriend to the streets of San Diego’s Barrio Logan neighborhood. Marc Paskin decided to purchase a billboard to help him find his specia continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Joins ‘Fix the Debt’ Steering Committee

Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa Joins ‘Fix the Debt’ Steering Committee

Today, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined the Campaign to Fix the Debt Steering Committee. As a former president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the chairman of the 2012 Democratic National Convention continue reading »

Drunk Alcohol Counselor Hits Man With Car, Drives Another 2 Miles with Him in Windshield

Drunk Alcohol Counselor Hits Man With Car, Drives Another 2 Miles with Him in Windshield

A man is dead after he was struck by a drunk driver as he crossed the street and the driver traveled more than 2 miles before stopping. Police say 51-year-old Sherri Wilkins of Torrance, California was drivin continue reading »

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

FBI Most Wanted: Fugitive Joe Luis Saenz Captured in Mexico

A man on the FBI's Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico. On July 25, 1998, Joe Luis Saenz allegedly shot and killed two rival gang members in Los Angeles continue reading »

A Tale of Two Communities and Contaminated Water

A Tale of Two Communities and Contaminated Water

This past week two stories stood out identifying two communities of color different in many ways but connected by a common challenge: contaminated water. continue reading »

Colombian Designer Juan Carlos Obando Preparing to Launch New Jewelry Line at Barney’s NY

Colombian Designer Juan Carlos Obando Preparing to Launch New Jewelry Line at Barney’s NY

Los Angeles-based fashion designer Juan Carlos Obando will soon be launching his new jewelry collection at Barney's New York. Just in time for the holiday season, the Co continue reading »

One Latino Amongst 4 Californians Implicated in al-Qaeda Terrorist Plot

One Latino Amongst 4 Californians Implicated in al-Qaeda Terrorist Plot

Miguel Alejandro Santana Vidriales, 21, of Ontario and born in Mexico is one of four young men from Southern California that have been apprehended for planning a terrorist attack in the U.S. and overseas. continue reading »

Border Protection Seeks to Expand Its Drone Fleet

Border Protection Seeks to Expand Its Drone Fleet

U.S. Customs and Border Protection last month received its latest unmanned aircraft, but it’s a new sole-source contract that could approach a half-billion dollars that offers the latest insight into the agency’s vision for its controversial eyes-in-the-sky drone program. continue reading »

San Diego’s Chicano Park Seeks National Historic Designation

San Diego’s Chicano Park Seeks National Historic Designation

With more than 40 years of history behind it and famous for its murals, San Diego's Chicano Park is seeking a spot in the National Registry of Historic Places. continue reading »

Cristal Muñoz Crowned Miss California Latina 2012

Cristal Muñoz Crowned Miss California Latina 2012

The contestants in the Miss California Latina proudly represent the beauty of the Hispanic woman as well as the heritage of their families, as is the case with this year's winner, Cristal Muñoz. continue reading »

TRAGIC: Housekeeper Mauled to Death by Homeowner’s Dogs

TRAGIC: Housekeeper Mauled to Death by Homeowner’s Dogs

Police have confirmed that a California housekeeper was killed by at least one dog at the home of her employer. Remedios Romero-Solares, 30, was found dead on November 11, at a home in Fallbrook w continue reading »

What’s His Name? That’s Right, Gustavo Almadovar (VIDEO)

What’s His Name? That’s Right, Gustavo Almadovar (VIDEO)

We all have little things that make the way we speak different from anyone else, and this reporter is no different. Gustavo Almadovar, or should we say GustÁvo AlmadÓvar, has been a reporter for continue reading »

California Girl Survives Being Bitten by Rattlesnakes 6 Times

California Girl Survives Being Bitten by Rattlesnakes 6 Times

A teenage girl has been released from the hospital after surviving being bitten by snakes 6 times. On October 27, 16-year-old Vera Oliphant or El Cajon, was visiting her uncle in Jamul, Calif continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Two Home Nurses Perform Sex Acts Together and On Stroke Patient, 98

LATINO BLOTTER: Two Home Nurses Perform Sex Acts Together and On Stroke Patient, 98

In 2005, a California woman had a stroke so severe that afterwards she required constant care and nurses were hired to help care for her during the day. Sadly, the stroke would not be the end of the now 98-year-old’s plight. continue reading »

Man Shoots Four and Self at California Meat Plant, Three Dead

Man Shoots Four and Self at California Meat Plant, Three Dead

A man opened fire at a California meat processing plant on Tuesday, shooting four co-workers and himself before the incident was over. Police had identified the gunman as 42-year-old Lawrence Jones continue reading »