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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 »

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 »

BIZARRE: Woman Suing Psychic for Taking $11K, Not Lifting Curse

BIZARRE: Woman Suing Psychic for Taking $11K, Not Lifting Curse

A North Hollywood woman in suing her former psychic for not lifting a curse she paid the mystic thousands of dollars to end. A suit filed by Klarissa Castro in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Psychic Readings By Yana's 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 »

Rescued Dog Has Gang Symbol Tattooed on Stomach

Rescued Dog Has Gang Symbol Tattooed on Stomach

A pit bull puppy is now in the care of a Los Angeles animal welfare workers after a woman found him tied up and in desperate need of care. continue reading »

San Diego’s Fiesta del Sol Brings in More than 50,000

San Diego’s Fiesta del Sol Brings in More than 50,000

More than 50,000 people attended the "Fiesta del Sol" this weekend in San Diego, California, making its eight edition one of the largest Hispanic cultural events in the county. continue reading »

Woman Reunited with Dog After Others Hold it for Ransom

Woman Reunited with Dog After Others Hold it for Ransom

A California woman is all smiles after her stolen dog was returned to her just in time for her birthday. More than two years ago, Adeline Cruz of Los Angeles' Mission Hills neighborhood was devastated when her 4-year-old Shih Tzu-Pekingese disappeared from her board-and-batten house with horses. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano Resigning Amidst Push for Immigration Reform

JUST IN:  Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano Resigning Amidst Push for Immigration Reform

Reportedly Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is leaving the Obama administration as early as today to head up the University of California 10-campus operation. Some sources say she is leaving in September. continue reading »

Target “Truly Sorry” for Offensive Document Regarding Hispanic/Latino Employees

Target “Truly Sorry” for Offensive Document Regarding Hispanic/Latino Employees

Some advice: If you have to remind managers that not all Hispanic/Latino employees eat tacos and wear sombreros, you might want to reconsider who you are hiring. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  Over $1 Million in Coke & Meth Seized at California-Mexico Border

Extreme Trafficking:  Over $1 Million in Coke & Meth Seized at California-Mexico Border

Several packages of methamphetamine and cocaine with a street value of more than $1 million were seized in separate operations over the long July 4th holiday weekend in Southern California, the Border Patrol said. continue reading »