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LATINO BLOTTER: Burger King Bandits Foiled When Employee Hides Their Car

LATINO BLOTTER: Burger King Bandits Foiled When Employee Hides Their Car

A pair of robbers were easily captured by police last week after an employee of the fast food restaurant they were robbing managed to hide their getaway car. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Self  - Grandkids Still in House

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Self - Grandkids Still in House

California authorities have confirmed that three children were home when their grandfather opened fire on his adult daughters over the holiday weekend. continue reading »

New LAX Terminal Pavilion to be Named after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

New LAX Terminal Pavilion to be Named after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has received an early retirement gift – the naming of a portion of the new international terminal at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). continue reading »

Ronald McDonald House Charities Awards More Than $300k in College Scholarships

Ronald McDonald House Charities Awards More Than $300k in College Scholarships

On Saturday, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Southern California awarded $328,000 in scholarship funds to 104 exceptional high school seniors from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. continue reading »

Isbel Allende’s “Una Venganza” Turned into Opera by Tenor Placido Domingo

Isbel Allende’s “Una Venganza” Turned into Opera by Tenor Placido Domingo

Under the baton of Placido Domingo, acclaimed Chilean writer Isabel Allende's short story "Una Venganza" ("An Act of Vengeance") emerges from the printed page as the opera "Dulce Rosa," a production with a Latin heart and Greek tragedy in its soul that premieres Friday in Los Angeles. continue reading »

At California Detention Center, Immigrants Must Pay $20 For A Five-Minute Phone Call

At California Detention Center, Immigrants Must Pay $20 For A Five-Minute Phone Call

Long known for exploiting inmate needs, immigration detention centers that generally contract out services like their phone systems, are generously paid by the federal government to hold ICE detainees. continue reading »

Did Deputies Beat David Sal Silva to Death Then Try to Cover it Up?

Did Deputies Beat David Sal Silva to Death Then Try to Cover it Up?

Last week, a man in Southern California was allegedly beaten to death by officers while witnesses captured the attack on their phones. continue reading »

Chipotle Announces Partnership to Create “Farmhouse Ale”  for 2013 Cultivate Festivals

Chipotle Announces Partnership to Create “Farmhouse Ale”  for 2013 Cultivate Festivals

As part of its celebration of food, music, and ideas, Chipotle Mexican Grill has formed a partnership with three local breweries for its 2013 Cultivate Festivals in San Francisco, Denver and Chicago to produce a one-of-a-kind “Cultivate Farmhouse Ale,” a Saison-style beer that it unique to each city and will be exclusively poured at the Cultivate festivals continue reading »

Raquel Pomplun Becomes First Mexican-American Playmate of the Year

Raquel Pomplun Becomes First Mexican-American Playmate of the Year

The recently anointed Playmate of the Year 2013, Raquel Pomplun has made Playboy history by becoming the first Mexican American playmate to be given the honor. continue reading »

California Firefighters Have Controlled 60 Percent of Fire

California Firefighters Have Controlled 60 Percent of Fire

The fire that has consumed more than 11,000 hectares (27,500 acres) north of Los Angeles since late last week has been 60 percent brought under control, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced Sunday. continue reading »

Israel to Strengthen Relationship with U.S. Latino Community

Israel to Strengthen Relationship with U.S. Latino Community

The country of Israel is planning on strengthening its ties to the U.S. Latino community as part of its strategic initiative with the U.S. continue reading »

Hallucinating Hiker Rescued in California Had Meth in Car

Hallucinating Hiker Rescued in California Had Meth in Car

Last month, the story of two missing hikers found after four days made headlines, and the story of them hallucinating in the California forest made the ordeal that much more compelling. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Javier Adolfo Viera Charged with Setting Over 20 Fires in California

LATINO BLOTTER: Javier Adolfo Viera Charged with Setting Over 20 Fires in California

Pasadena authorities in California have arrested Javier Adolfo Viera, 35, on suspicsion of setting 25 brush or car fires over the last four months. Apparently Viera arson binge started in November with him throwing out incendiary devices, concocted at home, from his car at dry brush in the Pasadena. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Latina Women Injured During Police Search for Rogue Cop Dorner Get $4.2M Settlement

JUST IN:  Latina Women Injured During Police Search for Rogue Cop Dorner Get $4.2M Settlement

The Los Angeles Police Department and the City of Los Angeles have reached a $4.2 million settlement with the Latina mother and daughter injured during the manhunt for rogue cop Christopher Dorner. continue reading »

Suspect in California Double Homicide Arrested in Mexico

Suspect in California Double Homicide Arrested in Mexico

U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe is proud to announce the arrest of Pedro Medina-Castillon, who is wanted to stand trial in the Superior Court of California, Santa Clara County, for two counts of homicide. continue reading »