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Pioneer in Farm Labor Movement Jessie De La Cruz Dies at 93

Pioneer in Farm Labor Movement Jessie De La Cruz Dies at 93

The farm labor movement has lost one of its most respected voices with the death of Jessie De La Cruz, at age 93. continue reading »

CA Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Why Undocumented Should Be Admitted to State Bar

CA Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments on Why Undocumented Should Be Admitted to State Bar

On Wednesday the California Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments as to why the undocumented should be admitted to the state bar when it reviews the case of Sergio Garcia. continue reading »

9 Tons of Marijuana Seized Along California Border

9 Tons of Marijuana Seized Along California Border

More than nine tons of marijuana with a street value of $15 million were found in a truck and a suspect was arrested this weekend by agents from the station in San Clemente, located north of San Diego, California, the Border Patrol said. continue reading »

Soledad Mexia: Oldest Person Born in Mexico, Oldest Person Living in California Dies at 114

Soledad Mexia: Oldest Person Born in Mexico, Oldest Person Living in California Dies at 114

According to AP the oldest person born in Mexico that was also the oldest person living in California has died at the age of 114. continue reading »

California Artist Creates Cardboard Figures of Domestic Help in L.A.

California Artist Creates Cardboard Figures of Domestic Help in L.A.

Ramiro Gomez is combating "the invisibility" of immigrant workers employed in the mansions of Los Angeles by painting cardboard figures of them that he installs in the city's exclusive areas to remind people of their existence. continue reading »

Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo Suffers Another Career Setback

Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo Suffers Another Career Setback

The career bad news just keeps piling up for Spanish radio jock Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo. The former host of ‘Piolin en la Mañana’ was just released from the family-friendly Free Birds movie. continue reading »

Los Angeles Honors Telenovela Producer Carla Estrada

Los Angeles Honors Telenovela Producer Carla Estrada

The Mexican producer of telenovelas, Carla Estrada, was honored by the city of Los Angeles for her audiovisual work and her support for the Hispanic community in the United States. continue reading »

California Doctors, Nurses Headed to Peru to Provide Free Care

California Doctors, Nurses Headed to Peru to Provide Free Care

Close to 100 California medical professionals and volunteers are going on a humanitarian mission to Huacho, Peru. "We hope to care for between 8,000 and 10,000 people" continue reading »

Immigration Reform Could Lead to Surge of Adult Learners

Immigration Reform Could Lead to Surge of Adult Learners

Teachers at California's adult schools expressed their concern over the requirement to learn English included in the immigration reform package approved in the Senate, given that it would increase the number of students at institutions that are already suffering from budget cuts. continue reading »

California News Anchor Facing Public-Intoxication Charges

California News Anchor Facing Public-Intoxication Charges

A California news anchor is facing public-intoxication charges mere months after her disappearance sparked an extensive search. On Monday, Paula Lopez of KEYT News was arrested near her home in Santa continue reading »

HISPANIC STANDOUT:  Luis Rodriguez First Latino to Head California Bar

HISPANIC STANDOUT:  Luis Rodriguez First Latino to Head California Bar

Luis J. Rodriguez is making history in his native California by becoming the first Latino to head the State Bar of California, representing over 200,000 attorneys in the state. continue reading »

San Diego Hosts “Proyecto 5” - An Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art

San Diego Hosts “Proyecto 5” - An Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art

San Diego's Centro Cultural de La Raza is hosting "Proyecto 5," an exhibition of contemporary Mexican art featuring the works of such artists as Arturo Aicos, Otilia Carrillo and Julie Sasson. continue reading »

REPORT:  Popular Univision Radio Show “Piolin por la Manana” Cancelled

REPORT:  Popular Univision Radio Show “Piolin por la Manana” Cancelled

Reports are coming out that for undisclosed reasons the Univision Radio Network has cancelled the very popular “Piolin por La Manaña” hosted by Eddie ‘Piolin’ Sotelo. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Shackles Son, 10, to Keep Him From Trouble

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Shackles Son, 10, to Keep Him From Trouble

A California mother is facing criminal charges after she allegedly shackled her young son inside their home. Irma Navarro says she chained up her 10-year-old son to prevent him fro continue reading »

In Central Valley CA, College Students Spend Summer Vacation in the Fields

In Central Valley CA, College Students Spend Summer Vacation in the Fields

This small town in South Kern County is home to many farmworkers, including young college students eager to make some cash during their summer break. And although it may seem strange to those living outside of California’s Central Valley, working in the fields, although physically demanding, can be a gratifying experience for many of them. continue reading »