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Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, Chicano/Latino Student Champion, Dies at 67

Cecilia Preciado Burciaga, mentor and advocate to countless minority students and the first high-ranking Latina administrator at a top university, has died at age 67 from lung cancer. continue reading »

13-Year Old Latino Boy Left Paralyzed by LAPD to Receive $24 Million Settlement

13-Year Old Latino Boy Left Paralyzed by LAPD to Receive $24 Million Settlement

A thirteen-year-old boy from Mexico has been awarded the highest single case settlement from the Los Angeles Police Department, after being left paralyzed when he was shot as he carried a toy gun. continue reading »

Outgoing LA Mayor Villaraigosa Sets Sights on Governor’s Mansion

Outgoing LA Mayor Villaraigosa Sets Sights on Governor’s Mansion

Outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said in an interview with KTTV-TV that among his plans for the future is to run for governor of California, although he did not specify when that might occur. continue reading »

J Lo and Marc Anthony Twins Applying to Exclusive Private School in California

J Lo and Marc Anthony Twins Applying to Exclusive Private School in California

TMZ is reporting that super star Jennifer Lopez has put away her glitter cat suits and spike stilettos to apply to Sherman Oaks prestigious private school Buckley to gain a position for her 5-year-old twins Emma and Max. continue reading »

Artist Leo Villareal Helps Create San Francisco’s ‘The Bay Lights’ Project

Artist Leo Villareal Helps Create San Francisco’s ‘The Bay Lights’ Project

Being called the "world's largest LED light sculpture," the new Bay Bridge light display has turned the Golden Gate Bridge's older sister into a massive work of art. continue reading »

Motivational Guru Tony Robbins to Bring His Message in Spanish

Motivational Guru Tony Robbins to Bring His Message in Spanish

This month motivational guru Anthony ‘Tony’ Robbins will be bringing his message of “power from within” for the first time in Spanish. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: One of “America’s Most Wanted” Arrested Trying to Enter U.S.

Latino Blotter: One of “America’s Most Wanted” Arrested Trying to Enter U.S.

Raul Marin Sandoval, 26, featured twice on the television show “America’s Most Wanted,” was arrested recently by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the port of San Luis, Arizona. continue reading »

Obama to Urge Supreme Court to Support Same Sex Marriage in California

Obama to Urge Supreme Court to Support Same Sex Marriage in California

President Barack Obama's administration will urge the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn California's Proposition 8, which barred new same-sex unions in the Golden State, NBC and CNN said Thursday. continue reading »

Edith Ramirez Elevated to Federal Trade Commission Chair, First Minority to Hold Position

Edith Ramirez Elevated to Federal Trade Commission Chair, First Minority to Hold Position

White House sources announced that President Obama has decided to elevate current Federal Trade Commissioner (FTC), Edith Ramirez, to chair the agency. continue reading »

Coast Guard Cancels Search for Family Lost at Sea Amid Hoax Suspicions

Coast Guard Cancels Search for Family Lost at Sea Amid Hoax Suspicions

The search for a family reportedly lost at sea was called off Tuesday by the Coast Guard for reasons that the calls could have been a hoax. continue reading »

Dysfunction of Immigration System on Full Display this Week, as ICE Releases Detainees

Dysfunction of Immigration System on Full Display this Week, as ICE Releases Detainees

Further evidence of the nation’s dysfunctional immigration system was on display this week, when ICE–in anticipation of the upcoming sequester–released several hundred immigrants from their detention facilities. It’s unclear where this policy came from, but immigrants–who have been the focus of decades of political battles–are now being used as a weapon in the debate over the federal budget. This has to end. And the way to end it is passing immigration reform. continue reading »

Pasadena Family Bought Human Bones for Santeria Rituals on eBay

Pasadena Family Bought Human Bones for Santeria Rituals on eBay

At a home where residents were known to have practiced Santeria, California authorities uncovered a number of human bones in the backyard. Pasadena investigators continue reading »

Latino “Babies Can Join a Gang, Latino Babies Grow Up.” - CAPS  (VIDEO)

Latino “Babies Can Join a Gang, Latino Babies Grow Up.” - CAPS (VIDEO)

Don’t let anti-immigrant rhetoric drive the immigration debate. Nativist, racist and fear-mongering hate groups are working hard to drive their narrative on immigration. For years now, anti-immigrant groups have successfully infused continue reading »

Thousands of CA Teachers Missing Needed Credentials – Latinos Majority in Most of those Schools

Thousands of CA Teachers Missing Needed Credentials – Latinos Majority in Most of those Schools

In Hispanic Education news, California Watch found that thousands of California teachers lack the appropriate credentials, especially those class rooms filled with English-learning students and schools where Latinos majority. continue reading »