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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 »

LATINO BLOTTER: Teens Convicted of Raping Two Teen Girl in California Park

LATINO BLOTTER: Teens Convicted of Raping Two Teen Girl in California Park

Two California teens have been convicted of kidnapping and raping two teen girls in a park. On September 3, 2011, 17-year-old Leonel Contreras and his co-defendant, William Steven continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Tries to Kill Daughter By Crashing Car into Semi

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Tries to Kill Daughter By Crashing Car into Semi

Police are still trying to determine why one California mother tried to kill her daughter by crashing their vehicle into a semi truck. Witnesses were surprised when they realized the driver of an SUV that had crashe continue reading »

California Lottery Winner Forgets About Ticket, Nearly Misses Major Payout

California Lottery Winner Forgets About Ticket, Nearly Misses Major Payout

What was almost a gut-wrenching story, thankfully saw a happy ending when a California woman who had won the lottery forgot about the ticket. A 69-year-old Victorville, Calif. resident, Julie Cervera, nearly missed out o continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Mom and Child Disappear, Baby’s Father Wanted for Murder

LATINO BLOTTER: Teen Mom and Child Disappear, Baby’s Father Wanted for Murder

California authorities are looking for a teen mother and her daughter after they were last seen on October 29. The Hanford Police Department believe 16-year-old Diana Zamora Card continue reading »

Latino Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead With Art Exhibition

Latino Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead With Art Exhibition

An art gallery in Los Angeles on Thursday opened an exhibit of works by Latino artists on the subject of the Day of the Dead, a celebration that was brought to the United States by Hispanic immigrants. continue reading »