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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 »

Positive Dreams Start With TOMA LECHE

Positive Dreams Start With TOMA LECHE

TOMA LECHE Launches New Hispanic Ad Campaign to Reinforce Milk's Sleep Benefits - Following the positivity message of the "The Master of the Glass Half Full," continue reading »

Owner of L.A. Lakers, Jerry Buss, Dies at 80

Owner of L.A. Lakers, Jerry Buss, Dies at 80

The legendary owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jerry Buss, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Los Angeles Times said. He was 80. Buss, who was suffering from cancer continue reading »

FBI Investigates “Sophisticated Attack” on Facebook

FBI Investigates “Sophisticated Attack” on Facebook

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is collaborating in the investigation of a "sophisticated attack" by hackers on Facebook last month, which, according to the social network, has not compromised users' data. continue reading »

Deja El Plastico: Latino Efforts in Banning Plastic Bags

Deja El Plastico: Latino Efforts in Banning Plastic Bags

Currently in California, campaigns and debates over “ban the bag” have risen in various cities. Most recently there was an effort at the state level that failed. Nonetheless, many municipalities have been successful throughout the state in implementing local bans on plastic bans. continue reading »

Does Selena Gomez Have a New Man?

Does Selena Gomez Have a New Man?

After the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Selena Gomez was spotted with long-time friend Alfredo Flores. The young and increasingly successful director/editor and Gomez were spotted walking arm-in-arm at the continue reading »

Ex-Peruvian Police Officer Deported, Wanted for Weapons Trafficking

Ex-Peruvian Police Officer Deported, Wanted for Weapons Trafficking

A former Peruvian police officer wanted in his native country for weapons trafficking was handed over to authorities in Lima late Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) following his capture in Stockton, Calif. continue reading »

Border Patrol Seized $4 Million Worth of Pot at 2:30 a.m. at Scenic Carlsbad Beach

Border Patrol Seized $4 Million Worth of Pot at 2:30 a.m. at Scenic Carlsbad Beach

U.S. Border Patrol agents intercepted a maritime smuggling attempt at a southern California beach early this morning and confiscated nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana. continue reading »

Police Narrow in on ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Killing Cops

Police Narrow in on ex-LAPD Officer Suspected of Killing Cops

Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles police officer being sought by police for murdering three people, opened fire Tuesday on sheriff's deputies pursuing him near Big Bear Lake, California, wounding two of them, media outlets said. continue reading »

New Report Shows That Border Benchmarks Already Have Been Met

New Report Shows That Border Benchmarks Already Have Been Met

As the components of what should be included in an immigration reform bill take shape, border security, along with enforcement, is proving to be a key part of the framework. Eight senators released a bipartisan proposal earlier this week that included a path to citizenship for the 11 million unauthorized immigrants currently living in the United States. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Drives Drunk With Kids in Car, Kills Man

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother Drives Drunk With Kids in Car, Kills Man

An aspiring model and mother was arrested after allegedly driving drunk and killing another driving while her children were in the car with her. Reena Ashlie Sanchez, 24, was charged with manslaught continue reading »

Meet In-N-Out Burger’s Quiet Billionaire Heiress, Lynsi Torres

Meet In-N-Out Burger’s Quiet Billionaire Heiress, Lynsi Torres

You may not know her by name, but if you live in the western United States you probably know the restaurant that’s made Lynsi Torres America’s youngest female billionaire. continue reading »

Simply Fresh Fruit Partners with Latino Green Project for “Eat Right, Be Bright” Campaign

Simply Fresh Fruit Partners with Latino Green Project for “Eat Right, Be Bright” Campaign

Inspired by Michelle Obama's Healthy Eating Initiatives, Simply Fresh Fruit partners with Latino Green Project to develop standards-based STEM curriculum at LAUSD continue reading »

Bus Crash in California Leaves At Least 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

Bus Crash in California Leaves At Least 8 Dead, Dozens Injured

On Sunday night, a tour bus carrying people heading back to Mexico after a ski trip in California careened down a mountain road and collided with a pick-up truck at around 6:30 p.m. continue reading »

California Hispanic Population to Equal White in 2014

California Hispanic Population to Equal White in 2014

California demographers say the state will soon have more Hispanic residents than white. According to population projections taken from the California Departmen continue reading »