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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 »

Wilmer Valderrama Selling Tarzana, California Home for $3.495 Million

Wilmer Valderrama Selling Tarzana, California Home for $3.495 Million

Wilmer Valderrama has reportedly put his Tarzana, California home up for sale. The former "That '70s Show" star is said to be selling his party house for $3.495 million, which is lower than the $3.525 million he paid in 2005. continue reading »

Grandparents of Boy Tortured to Death File Lawsuit Against DCFS

Grandparents of Boy Tortured to Death File Lawsuit Against DCFS

The grandparents of a boy who died after allegedly being beaten by his mother's boyfriend while she did nothing to stop it says employees with multiple agencies failed to protect their grandson. 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 »

Homeless Couple Awarded $4M After Being Shot by LA Deputies in 2010

Homeless Couple Awarded $4M After Being Shot by LA Deputies in 2010

In 2010, Angel Mendez and his pregnant wife Jennifer Mendez were living in a makeshift wooden shack in southern California when deputies barged in looking for a wanted parolee. The frightened husband, not realizing who was in their home, reached for his nearby BB gun as the de continue reading »

Meet Norm Lopez, the Fat Cat Celebrity of Sacramento

Meet Norm Lopez, the Fat Cat Celebrity of Sacramento

Now there's a new cat in town and he has quite the presence. At nearly 30 lbs, Sacramento, California's Norm Lopez is climbing the ladder to stardom. continue reading »

Singer Miguel Arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

Singer Miguel Arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

Singer Miguel was arrested in California this week after being caught driving drunk. The "#Beautiful" singer was arrested at around 2:14 a.m. Thursday morning in Los Angeles when he was pulled over for speed continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Three Teens Accused of Robbing Blind Dates

LATINO BLOTTER: Three Teens Accused of Robbing Blind Dates

Three teens in California's Bay Area stand accused of using social network website Badoo.com to arrange "dates" with men while posing as young women looking for sex. 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 »

Museum of Latin American Art Displaying Lucha Lubre Exhibit “Katharsis”

Museum of Latin American Art Displaying Lucha Lubre Exhibit “Katharsis”

The Museum of Latin American Art's latest exhibit is “Katharsis,” photographs and film clips from the Photography Collection of the Fundación Televisa. The collection documents Mexican wrestling or “lucha libre.” 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 »