Q&A: Letters of Intent for Commercial Real Estate Deals
Own a Growing Business? If so, you will most likely need a letter of intent to purchase or lease additional commercial space - by Alejandro Ramirez, Esq.

AT&T Contributes to Si Se Puede for Latinos in STEM
Si Se Puede Foundation Helps Fund Robotics Teams at STEM Academy of Boyle Heights - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cuba Antes, Ahora/ Cuba Then, Now
The Music Center presented Cuba Antes, Ahora a three-day celebration of Cuban culture - by Ricky Ricardo

NFL & Mexico's Ministry of Tourism Announce Agreement
NFL to play three regular-season games from 2019 to 2021

Indigenous Michoacán
From Kingdom to Colony to Sovereign State (1324-2015) - by John P. Schmal

Verizon Bridges the Digital Divide for Local Middle School
Verizon Innovative Learning program brought tablets and 24/7 internet connectivity to Bunche Middle School students and teachers - by LatinoLA Contributor

AT&T Contributes to the Education of Veterans
The Veteran's Resource Center at Santa Ana College received $25,000 from AT&T - by LatinoLA Contributor

LAFC Launches Youth Leadership Program
LAFC Youth Leadership program empowers and trains at-risk high school students to serve as organizers and coaches - by LatinoLA Contributor

The History of Jalisco
From land of war to land of peace - by John P. Schmal

AT&T Enlists Young Latinas in STEM
AT&T become pioneers in seeking out Latinas to work in technology - by LatinoLA Contributor

The History of Zacatecas
From indigenous territory to a silver-based economy - by John P. Schmal

TFS Scholarships Provides Free Access to 7 Million Scholarships
Database provides access to $41 billion in funding - by LatinoLA Contributor

One in Ten Latinos Cite Winning the Lottery to Pay for Education
Other than winning the lottery, there are ways to help pay for college - by LatinoLA Contributor

Read Conmigo's National Bilingual Educator of the Year
Teacher from Hacienda Heights, CA is awarded the National Bilingual Educator of the Year Award - by LatinoLA Contributor

Section 8 Waiting List Lottery to Open for First Time in 13 yrs
HACLA Section 8 Application Lottery to Open from Oct. 16, 6 am, to Oct 29, 2017, 5 pm. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Text To Help Las Vegas Victims
AT&T customers can text to donate to help Las Vegas community - by LatinoLA Contributor

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Announces 11th Annual HomeWalk
The 5K Family Run/Walk is the largest annual fundraiser in Los Angeles County to help move individuals, families, and veterans - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Jalisco
From the Spanish contact to the present day (1529-2010) - by John P. Schmal

LA School Leaders Respond to DACA Situation
We will keep our promise to all students - by LatinoLA Contributor

West Adams Block Party Celebrated Community and Hip-Hop
The West Adams Block Park celebrated community and hip-hop, Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 - by Ricky Ricardo

MassMutual Study Finds Latinos Feel Less Secure Financially
Tips to help boost financial security - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bilingual Charter School Expands with New Middle School Campus
Multicultural Learning Center (MLC) Dual Immersion School (Spanish/English) Inauguration - by Susie Albin-Najera

LA to Celebrate the Diversity and Richness of Mexico City
MXLA2017 celebrations: More than 20 cultural, academic, community and business activities - by Christina Cano

Mexico's 2015 Intercensal Survey
Trends in Ethnicity, Language and Migration - by John P. Schmal

Chicano Spoken Word Artist Creates Scholarship for Students
$500 awarded to a high school senior graduating in Spring 2018 for a poem dealing with social justice - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Zacatecas
From contact to the present day - by John P. Schmal

Mexican Immigration in the Early Years (1848-1930)
Becoming part of the American mosaic - by John P. Schmal

Su Negocio Los Angeles Financial Education Event
National Su Negocio seminar series provides Latino small business owners free access to financial educational resources 8/17 - by Maria Fernanda

Jared Borgetti Leads McDonald's SoCal Soccer Camp
16 children selected as player escorts for the ICC match between Manchester City and Real Madrid - by LatinoLA Contributor

RMHC/HACER National Scholarship Winners Announced
Four Hispanic high school seniors have been awarded $100,000 scholarships, including Hemet, CA student - by LatinoLA Contributor

Where Should My Flag Fly Next?
My flags and their adventures - by DC Hahn

Cal State LA Receives National Grant to Drive Student Success
Grant will fund expansion of Cal State LA's partnership with East Los Angeles College through the GO East LA initiative - by LatinoLA Contributor

South East LA County Region Career Expo
The South Gate Chamber of Commerce is offering a FREE Career Expo, August 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cities Offer Hope to Immigrants by Declaring Sanctuary
In Cudahy, Santa Ana, South Pasadena and other cities, elected leaders show strength by confronting Trump's threats - by Abelardo de la Peña Jr., Writer/Editor

LA Photography Duo is Taking Unity Message to US-Mexico border
Sandra García and Jessica Pons bring Argentinian idea about photography in public spaces to the US-Mexico border, July 29 - by Cesar Arredondo

The Curacao Wall: Mi Voz Cuenta
The Curacao Wall - Mi Voz Cuenta ("My Voice Matters") - travels the United States with a message of unity - by LatinoLA Contributor

Major National Latino Convention in San Antonio
The annual meeting of League of United Latin American Citizens' National Convention will address critical Latino issues - by Cesar Arredondo

DACA Under Attack
Republican officials from ten states ask for program to be dismantled and even threaten with a lawsuit - by Cesar Arredondo

Family of Michael "Dossicc" Ramirez Asking For Help
Help find Michael he is missing at Kern River - by Frank John Tristan

RMHCSC Awards $233K in Scholarships to 85 Local Students
Over 20 college-bound Latino students selected, winners honored during ceremony - by LatinoLA Contributor

Enrollment Open for Youth Summer Programs at East L.A. Club
Low-cost all-inclusive summer programs to keep your kids safe, healthy & engaged! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Despite the Status of DACA, Dreamers Continue to Study Abroad
El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (COLEF) features an interview on the Summer 2017 California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Ordinance to Address Alcohol Related Issues
Ordinance will update operating standards for retail stores in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County that sell alcohol - by LatinoLA Contributor

Josefina Lopez Throws a Fiesta
Boyle Heights Cinco de Mayo grand opening for noted writer and arts community leader's CASA FINA Restaurant & Cantina - by LatinoLA Contributor

MassMutual an Inclusive Workplace for Latinos
ALMMA BRG values the many Hispanic cultures represented and supported at MassMutual - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Art Life of Gladis Alejandre
My art is a celebration of life, a way to light the candle of self-empowerment and motivate the viewers to see their own light - by Gladis Alejandre

Ralph Ellison and Latinx Voters
What pollsters and news outlets covering Latinx voters can learn from Invisible Man - by Eduardo Cuevas

FLUX: AIDS Healthcare Foundation's New Transgender Division
Raising awareness and advocatinf for trans and gender nonconforming communities to reduce social barriers and health disparities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Walk for Kids 2017 Rallies Community Support for Ill Children
Southern California Ronald McDonald houses celebrate 40 years of keeping families close - by LatinoLA Contributor

Political Campaigning In the Tumultuous Trump Era
A key takeaway from the last election, and possibly for races moving forward, is that politics isn't for the faint of heart - by Abelardo de la Peña Jr.

The Art of Dreaming at CSUSB
Student-run, community event will serve as a proactive safe space of healing due to current political circumstances - by Connie Mejia

Notes from ChicanAztlan: Haitian Immigrants in Tijuana
In a city of immigrants, for many the Haitians are just the latest wave - by John Edward Rangel

2017 Whittier College Feinberg Lecture
Professor Kenneth W. Stein will deliver the lecture: Arab-Israeli Negotiations: Why they worked in the '70s but not now, 2/ - by LatinoLA Contributor

College Scholarships for Latino Students
Café Bustelo Kicks-Off Its Annual El Café Del Futuro Scholarship Essay Contest - by LatinoLA Contributor

McDonald's SoCal Celebrates Young Latino Athletes
Local soccer program receives new gear for its eight teams - by LatinoLA Contributor

Holiday food drive raises more than 1,800 lbs. of food The DEN
Students, faculty, and staff from 31 different departments and organizations at Cal State San Bernardino came together - by LatinoLA Contributor

Anti-Mall in Solidarity With Standing Rock and SoCentralFarm
Free, family friendly marketplace & fest connecting people to products services & resources in line with their politics - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal State LA Takes Top Prize in LA Mayor's Cup competition
Small Business Strong team to work with City Hall to transform award-winning idea into reality - by LatinoLA Contributor

Max Uballez selected Celebrity Grand Marshall for Holiday Parade
Lincoln Heights 13th Annual Holiday Parade, Sunday December 11th - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB LEAD Founder and Director Named Educational Leader
Enrique Murillo, professor of education, named Education Leader of the Year by Unidos Por La Musica - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB DREAMers Resource and Success Center Celebrates One Year
A place where undocumented students can meet, exchange ideas and provide support to one another - by LatinoLA Contributor

LEAD Volunteers to be Honored by President Obama
Recognizing volunteers, planners and service providers for Cal State San Bernardino's Latino Education and Advocacy Days - by LatinoLA Contributor

5 tips for Latinos Happy Holiday Spending
Holiday shopping is an opportunity to stay on track - by LatinoLA Contributor

#LatinosGive Shapes National Movement on #GivingTuesday
Crowdfunding platform seeks to advance Latino social impact projects during global day of giving - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sears Launches Heroes at Home Campaign to Benefit Veterans
Through November 19, shoppers can donate to Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Inspiring Stories of Latino Students
The Cafe del Futuro Scholarship helps students to achieve their education dreams - by Citlalic Peralta

Read Conmigo: A Journey to Bilingual America
Read Conmigo, Infinity Insurance's national bilingual literacy program, presents its first-ever documentary - by LatinoLA Contributor

350 Young Men To Attend Black-Brown Conference
African American and Latino ninth-graders get set for second annual conference at CSUSB, October 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Update: California Mexico Studies Center
Long Beach Ethnic Studies Initiative Conference, Remembering Tom Hayden, and the Long Beach Ethnic Studies Program Documentary - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Inspirational Story of a Young Latina
El Cafe del Futuro scholarships help Latinos to achieve their educational dreams - by LatinoLA Contributor

Adrian Gonzalez Bat 4 HOPE Celebrity Softball Game
Join LA Dodgers First Baseman for his 2nd Annual Celebrity Softball Game benefiting children and young adults with cancer, Novem - by Dora Bastida

Spider Pavilion to Return October 30, 2016 at NHM
Just in time tor Halloween: Spiders crawl into a new Pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tomas Rivera Tribute in Riverside
Film festival and community celebration at University of California, Riverside, October 27 - 30, 2016 - by Roberto Tijerina

Gathering Toys for the Children in Our Neighborhoods
Rudy and Arlene Moreno host Komics for Kids Xmas Drive at Stevens Steak House on December 22, 2016 - by Rudy Moreno

VIDEO: Dreamers Return to Mexico
A Dream Come True documentary highlights from the Winter 2015 Dreamers Study Abroad 24-day trip - by LatinoLA Contributor

Local Latino Leader Competes to Win 25K for His Community
Vote today for Alberto Ávalos, whose passion for leveraging technology working with communities is creating economic empowerment - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with #SoyBilingüePorque!
Read Conmigo invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining the #SoyBilingüePorque Challenge! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Survey Reveals Majority of Latino Adults Don't Have a Will
Nearly half haven't documented important financial information; study finds majority want to leave a positive life legacy - by LatinoLA Contributor

Honoring the Cuban Soldiers That Helped Prevent WWIII
The world owes a great deal of gratitude for those few unknown and brave Cuban soldiers - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

Parent-Teacher Conferences for Immigrant Parents
There are benefits of going to parent-teacher conferences; Preparation is not a bad idea - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

CSUSB President Morales Receives Mexico's Highest Honor
Throughout Mexico and around the world, millions of people celebrated Mexican Independence Day - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tips for a Successful Succession Planning
Association of Latinos Professionals in Finance and Accounting conference session helped Latino small business owners - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Media, Inc., Launches Yo Soy El Voto Campaign
Company partners with voter registration initiative "Mi Familia Vota" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latinos Credit Card Debt: The Problem, Fixes and Prevention
Latinos consumer spending is on the rise - by LatinoLA Contributor

Local LULAC Council Wins Grant
Ford Driving Dreams Grants has invested more than $1.3 million, assisting more than 1,500 students and 60 Councils across the US - by LatinoLA Contributor

Grocery Outlet Hosts 6thAnnual Independence From Hunger Campaign
Grocery Outlet partners with local food agencies, community members to fight hunger - by LatinoLA Contributor

Read Conmigo Hosts Summer Reading Scavenger Hunt
Keep children's reading skills fine-tuned this summer by reading as a family wherever you are - by LatinoLA Contributor

Affordable Housing: Coming to Grips with a Crisis
As SoCal housing options become more limited, advocates and lawmakers search for solutions - by Abelardo de la Peña Jr.

CSUSB Partners with the Verizon Innovation Learning Camp
Minority boys from middle schools across San Bernardino are learning technology skills this summer at Cal State San Bernardino - by LatinoLA Contributor

New NIKE Grants Available in East Los Angeles
Applications are due by July 15, 2016, with funds being awarded in November - by LatinoLA Contributor

NLMUSD Teacher Named Bilingual Educator of the Year
Read Conmigo recognizes Norwalk third grade teacher for her exemplary dual language instruction - by LatinoLA Contributor

East Side Arts Come Alive
Glimpse at a half-century groundswell of art and culture in the June 2016 issue of Brooklyn & Boyle - by LatinoLA Contributor

Grocery Outlet Celebrates 70 Years with Celebration in Compton
Complimentary food, up to $1,000 in prizes, live entertainment, more at the store's Community Appreciation Event, 6/11/16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Top Conversation Drivers Include Retirement and Protecting
When developing Hispanic communications plans, listening to social conversations reveals unique cultural nuances - by Jennifer Elena, President JElena Group

Choice is Power
How educational choice impacts aspiring Hispanic/Latino families - by Eduardo Sarmiento

Six Tips On How To Be A Good Neighbor
State Farm releases new data highlighting generational and cultural differences of neighbors - by Andrea Minski

Ask the Naturalist/ ¡Preguntele a un Naturalista!
Find out interesting stuff about your local wildlife, the green parks near you and more, June 2, 2016

Pacific Pride Foundation Celebrates 40 Years
The Foundation will host special events and highlight success stories throughout the year to celebrate and engage the community

Am I Insurable? Know Your Options
Buy when you're young. Make your health a priority. Stop smoking. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Re|Collect to Debut at CSUSB'S Anthropology Museum
An exhibition of personal mementos and other items of nostalgia from Inland Empire residents' childhoods, May 31, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

AltaMed Hosted Star-Studded Gala to Empower Girls
First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a special message on the need to empower girls to build a stronger future - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Children of Proposition 187
1994 state initiative targeting undocumented immigrants sparked a generation of young Latino leaders - by Abelardo de la Peña Jr.

Video: Deconstructing the History of Cinco de Mayo
The history of Cinco de Mayo and how it helped stem the tide of white supremacy during the Civil War - by Matt Simon

Conference on Américo Paredes to be held at Cal State LA May 6-7
Scholars from across the nation are scheduled to attend this event - by LatinoLA Contributor

Option House's 13th Annual Walk-A-Thon
Hundreds of community residents and Cal State San Bernardino students are expected to participate in the Walk-A-Thon, May 7 - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Students, Faculty and Staff Volunteered Throughout IE
More than 600 Cal State San Bernardino students, joined by faculty and staff members volunteered for 17 local non-profits - by LatinoLA Contributor

2016 Líderes Call for Nominations
Now in 10th Year, Coors Light Will Award $25,000 to a Latino Leader - by Maria Ibañez

New Calculator Helps Latinos Plan Financial Goals
Income, savings, retirement and debt calculations as easy as 5-10-15-20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

CVS Pharmacy y más for the Hispanic Community in Los Angeles
Nine Los Angeles area stores offer a new personalized shopping experience

Five Money Saving Tax Time Tips
Ways to continue saving money all year round - by LatinoLA Contributor

More Than 700 CSUSB Students Volunteer in IE Communities
Cal State San Bernardino will host its fourth annual Coyote Cares Day Saturday, April 16, during National Volunteer Week - by LatinoLA Contributor

Zarzuela, Mariachi Dynamic Duo for LA Opera
L.A. Opera's Zarzuela Project in collaboration with The Mariachi Conservatory presents a free concert at El Pueblo, 4/17/16 - by Teresa Gordon

Chicano Legacy Project Encuentro and Staged Reading
Renowned East Los Angeles Chicano leaders and highest-risk Latino youth unite to show their stories, struggles, and triumphs - by LatinoLA Contributor

Marco A. Firebaugh Dreamers Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
Fund will anchor a campaign for the California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program - by The California-Mexico Studies Center

Non-profits Invited to Submit New Innovative Arts Initiative
The Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) Spring Grant cycle ends May 16, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

3 Smart Ways To Use Your Tax Refund
A tax refund or any unexpected income can be used to help reach your financial goal - by LatinoLA Contributor

Antonio Villaraigosa and Maulana Karenga Speak
Former LA Mayor, together with professor and chair of CSUSB Africana Studies, featured speakers at summit, March 30 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Showcasing Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles County
Portraits of Compassion photography exhibit at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes through April 3 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mujeres de Maiz 2016: One: Mind, Body, Spirit
Season-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events celebrating their 19th Anniversary - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Walk Through Life in South Colton From 1890-1960
Tom Rivera, Henry Vasquez and Frank Acosta wanted to interview those from the Mexican side of town

3 Tips for Achieving Financial Wellness in Retirement
Survey reveals that half of U.S. Latinos plan on relying more on savings than on Social Security income after you retire - by LatinoLA Contributor

AARP-L.A. Sponsors Rock Musical Eastside Heartbeats
New musical captures the excitement of the East L.A. music scene in the 1960s, opens January 16, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Paz' Top 5 Activities for Adventure Travelers
Discover the unexplored paradise at the heart of Baja - by LatinoLA Contributor

Parents: Still Searching For That Perfect Holiday Gift?
Consider a fresh alternative ... a personalized savings account - by LatinoLA Contributor

4 Financial Resolutions for Your Family in 2016
Prioritize your family's needs - by LatinoLA Contributor

4 Ways to Be Financially Prepared for the Holiday Season
Prepare your budget in advance - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Mexican Christmas Tradition, Updated at KGB
Posadas Navide??a, a contemporary three-night version of Las Posadas, a festive Christmas tradition, December 17 - 19 - by Natily Gonzalez

Herdez & Do??a Mar?¡a Partner for Las Posadas
Brands to donate $10K to Para Los Ni??os and host Las Posadas celebration at historic Olvera Street - by LatinoLA Contributor

We Are Alive When We Speak for Justice
Book reading at Cal State LA highlights personal stories inspired by Mendez landmark case - by LatinoLA Contributor

Day of the LAST Dead Show at the Underground Art Tunnel
A night of remembrance, celebration, and building community, Nov 14 - by Gary De La Rosa

Famed Playwright Luis Valdez to speak at CSUSB
American playwright, actor, writer, and film director Luis Valdez will present a discussion at Cal State San Bernardino, Nov. 5 - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Hosts Opening of New Dreamers Resource Center
Cal State San Bernardino will host the grand opening of a new DREAMers Resource and Success Center on Thursday, Nov. 5. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nielsen: Latinos 50+ are Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
New study finds that older Latinos are growing in numbers and influence - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Whale of an Adventure in La Paz, Baja California Sur
The warm, calm waters at La Paz attracts hundreds of whales during migrating season

Older Latinos Are Growing in Numbers and Influence
Nielsen: Latinos who are 50+ represent 10% of their age bracket in 2015 and expected to grow to 42 million by 2060 - by Latino Loop

Planning for the Future of Latino Family Owned Businesses
Protect your family and business - by LatinoLA Contributor

National Survey on Latino Attitudes Toward Work & Money
Northwestern Mutual-sponsored Harris Poll shows Hispanics recognize urgent need for financial plan - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dodgers Foundation Celebrates Read Conmigo's Book Milestone
Over 70 greater Los Angeles youth organizations received free bilingual books during the event - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Ranked Among Top Colleges by U.S. News & World Report
Cal State San Bernardino once again listed among the top colleges and universities in the western United States - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Leaders Compete to Win $25,000 grant
Winner to receive $25,000 grant toward development of Latino community program - by Maria Iba??ez

@CSUSB Co-sponsors County-wide 2015 Arts Connection Conference
The 2015 Arts Connection Conference, "Arts Creating Community," Saturday, Sept. 26, - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal State L.A. Recognized by the White House
University's MORE Programs noted for excellence in educating Latino science students - by LatinoLA Contributor

Student Overcomes Obstacles and Receives Resiliency Scholarship
Anthony Aguayo hit a bump in his academic career, but instead of letting it keep him down he gave school another shot - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal Water's New Statewide Drought Call Center Opens
East Los Angeles District: proudly answering calls and saving water - by C.J. Salgado

Las Palmas and Adopt A Beach Partner Up To Keep Beaches Clean
Partnership helps keep beaches in So-Cal Clean with Eco-Smart bins - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Study Latino Business Owner Perspectives
Lack of transition plans present challenges for the next generation of Latino business owners

#Dreamers Can Study Abroad In Mexico
25 Dreamers from colleges and universities in LA offered a unique 3-week Travel-Study opportunity to visit Mexico - by LatinoLA Contributor

Back-to-School Shopping Without Breaking the Bank
This year, instead of frustration, opt for cooperation from your school-aged kids - by Dr. Chris Mendoza, Director of Latino Markets at MassMutual

Growing Gaps in Latino Dental Health
Despite a rise in Latino and minority health initiatives, oral health disparities still remain - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Receives Grant for History Project on Mexican Americans
Cal Humanities has awarded Cal State San Bernardino a grant to support the oral history project "Growing up in Colton" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Klub Gymnastics Sponsors Latin American Gymnasts for World Games
They will all be competing in the gymnastics portion of the World Games at UCLA from July 25th - August 2nd - by LatinoLA Contributor

Survey Revealed Latino Caregivers Often Young and Unprepared
The Easter Seals many faces of caregiving study - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Gallo by Hideo Sakata
The artist of The Rooster currently exhibiting at Jean Deleage Art Gallery Located in Casa0101 Theater, July 19 - by Jimmy Centeno, Contributing Writer

Remembering Farms in the 1940s
Next time you put your hands on some fruits and vegetables from the supermarket, remember the farmers who grew your food - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

CSUSB Ranked 3rd in the Nation in Awarding Degrees to Latinos
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education has again named Cal State San Bernardino among the top colleges and universities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Opens its Doors
Welcomes patients for emergency care, labor and delivery, and general medicine and surgical services - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Student Awarded Grant for Upland Public Library
Cal State San Bernardino student Blanca Garcia-Barron was inspired by what she had learned in a public history class - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Students Selected for D.C.-based Internships
Alfredo Barcenas and Erika I. Flores awarded highly competitive internships with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB to Sponsor STEM Summer Camp for Middle School Students
The summer camp will take place from July 13-July 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at CSUSB. The camp cost is $130 and is open to the public, - by LatinoLA Contributor

LALCC Annual Business Awards Highlights Top Latino Entrepreneurs
L.A. Latino Chamber of Commerce celebrates major growth, diversification in markets by Latino-owned companies at annual event - by LatinoLA Contributor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Offers Public Tours
MLKCH is offering residents a sneak peak of the hospital for a limited time - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ivette Ordo??ez named Outstanding Undergraduate Student
Cal State San Bernardino's College of Business and Public Administration has named Ivette Ordo??ez its outstanding undergra - by LatinoLA Contributor

Survey shows Latinos lack of knowledge Social Security
The results of the survey, which included a true/false quiz about Social Security facts, are concerning - by LatinoLA Contributor

4th of July - Keep Your Dog(s) Safe Inside - Prevent Euthanasia
The weeks leading up to the 4th of July is the highest killing time in dog shelters because the shelters need to make room - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Salvador's Gang Violence: The Continuation of Civil War
Poverty, the politics of impunity and the long history of US-funded oppression are creating a new wave of refugees - by Roberto Lovato, The Nation

CSUSB Veterans Center Co-hosts Memorial Day Celebration, May 25
Together with the Student Veterans Organization, will co-host a ceremony "Remembering the Sacrifice"

Pacoima Residents Oppose Bullet Train
High speed rail brings economic environmental injustice - by Diana Martinez and Alex Garcia

Call of Nomination for the 2015 Lider of the Year
Coors Lite-funded competition: Winner will receive a $25,000 grant to develop a community project

Got Milk? Honoring California's Better Future Moms
Campaign aims to identify outstanding moms and introduces video series featuring mom influencers - by got milk?

After School, Last Minute & Emergency Pick Up
After school last minute pick up! No one to pick up your child last minute? KidzCity's is here for you.

CSUSB Ranked Among Top 10 Universities in the West
Cal State San Bernardino considered "Best Bang for the Buck" in Washington Monthly ranking

Celebrities, Athletes Launch Special Olympics Fundraiser
Alicia Sixtos, Janine Larina, Danielle Vega, Tracy Perez of Hulu's East Los High were surprise guest Ralphs grocery baggers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Josefina L??pez Delivers Commencement Address to Alma Mater
Playwright, screenwriter, author to receive an Honorary Doctorate Degree in the Arts from Columbia College Chicago - by LatinoLA Contributor

Kids That Code Offers Scholarships for CSUSB Summer Camp
Free scholarships totaling $6,000 available for students for the upcoming TechXploration Career Camp for Kids - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Board Chair and Vice Chair Take Helm at Cal Wellness
Elizabeth M. Gomez elected chair and M. Isabel Becerra, vice chair

Building a Family Business? Make Sure it Lasts
5 tips for Hispanic business owners - by LatinoLA Contributor

Herbalife Welcomes 45 International Students from Mexico
Nutrition company hosts roundtable discussion for future international business students from Mexico for second consecutive year - by LatinoLA Contributor

MALDEF Files Lawsuit for Unlawful Employment Practices
Lawsuit alleges Gate Gourmet, a company contracted by Delta Airlines, instituted unlawful "English Only" policy - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
Preserving political freedom against the meddling of foreign powers - by John P. Schmal

Read Conmigo Gives 50,000 Books During Bilingual Literacy Month
Helping parents promote the personal and professional importance of being bilingual in the U.S. - by LatinoLA

Issues Affecting Mexico Focus of CSUSB Latin American Studies
Conference tackles economics, culture to identity concerning Mexico and Mexicans in the United States, April 30-May 1 - by LatinoLA Contributor

MassMutual Named DiversityInc. Top 50 Company
Makes "Top 10 Companies for LGBTEmployees" List for Second Year in Row

Latin American Opera La Curandera at CSUSB
The CSUSB Opera Theatre announces its spring production of the Latin American opera composed by Robert Xavier Rodr?¡guez, May 1- - by LatinoLA Contributor

Third Annual Latino Book & Family Festival at CSUSB
More than 50 award-winning authors will be at the festival to promote literacy and education in our communities, May 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Create a Better Highland Park with Mi Vida
The unique gallery/boutique is using Kickstarter to fund the re-design of their current space. Campaign ends April 30! - by The Mi Vida Crew

Join Actor Danny Trejo, Boxer Mia St. John at 2015 Al-Impics
Celebrities and family celebrate sobriety at the 2015 Al-Impics: Traveling the Road of Recovery, May 30 - by Lydia Becerra

Butterflies Flutter Back to NHM Butterfly Pavilion
Museum experts focus on Monarchs inside the Pavilion, where visitors learn about the stages of their life cycle, through Septemb - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Presents Culture Pride in America
Rick Najera, nationally acclaimed speaker and award-winning screenwriter, performer, director, producer and author, April 21 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Local Team Gets to Train with Mexican Soccer Legend
The U17 team received a "surprise" visit from the goalkeeper and Allstate - by LatinoLA Contributor

Librer?¡a Mart?¡nez - Artists Giving Back
Exhibit and art raffle to benefit Orange County Children's Therapeutic Arts Center, April 4 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Earth Hour 2015: Turn Out The Lights
A global event that unites cities, businesses and individuals by turning out the lights for one hour, March 28, 8:30 to 9:30 pm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Call for Entries for 2015 HPRA-LA Scholarship Program
$13,000 in college scholarships to be presented at the HPRA PRemio Awards, October 2015 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Study finds Latinos Optimistic About Financial Future
According to MassMutual survey, three quarters of Latinos are better off financially than three years ago - by LatinoLA Contributor

Fraternity; a Crucial Element For Freedom and Justice
Implications for society today by Professor Enrique Del Percio, founding member of Argentina's Philosophy of Liberation - by jimmy centeno

Positive Stats: Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA)
Survey finds majority of immigration relief applicants contribute to economy by working and paying taxes - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mujeres de Maiz Present Live Art Show/Performance/Festival
Mujeres de Maiz 2015: Madre/Mother a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, interdisciplinary events - by LatinoLA Contributor

Minority Students (Continue to) Stand and Deliver
Latino students from Chaffey HS in Ontario, CA continue to defy the odds to qualify for the California Academic Decathlon - by LatinoLA Contributor

Paid Study of Latinos with Head Injuries
Latino adults who have experienced traumatic brain injuries are wanted for a paid pilot study - by Kristen Linton

Latinos Work Harder, Take Fewer Financial Risks
MassMutual's Hispanics Community Financial Survey on retirement, education, and emergency security - by LatinoLA Contributor

L.A. Care Health Plan Makes Health Care Coverage Accessible
San Fernando Valley residents were invited this past weekend to sign up for health care coverage before February 15 deadline - by LatinoLA Contributor

LIT College Tour Return to LA
Multicultural millennial program aims to bridge the gap between college and the working world, January 31 - by LatinoLA Contributor

OneLife LA Celebrates All Human Life in Southern California
OneLife LA held a life affirming family-friendly celebration in Grand Park, Saturday, January 17th. - by Ricky Ricardo, Contributing Writer

CSUSB hosts its annual "Military Appreciation Night"
The Veterans Success Center at Cal State San Bernardino will host its annual "Military Appreciation Night", January 17 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Infinity Insurance Steps Up AB 60 Outreach in Latino Community
Efforts designed to help address current low passage rates among future new drivers - by LatinoLA Contributor

San Fernando Valley Residents Invited to Enroll Before Deadline
L.A. Care Health Plan invites San Fernando Valley residents to sign ip for health coverage prior to the February 15 deadline - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sponsoring Local LA Latino/Hispanic Business for Rooftop Event
Interested in sponsoring a few local Hispanic/Latino business or organizations for a future event on our rooftop located in DTLA - by Michele C Dotres

2014 Sports: A Year in Review
Albert Pujols, Landon Donovan and Miguel "El Piojo" Herrera among the top people in 2014 - by Betti Ortega

Southwest Museum Community Survey Released
Survey find strong unity in the passion for the collection and for exhibiting it in the historic Southwest Museum buildings - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Culinary Students: Win a Scholarship
The National Honey Board invites students to discover the sweet and savory sides of honey - by LatinoLA Contributor

Information On Obama's New Immigration Action
Frequently asked questions about the new Obama Immigration Action - by Attorney Saurab Rijal

Bringing Awareness to Gentrification of Highland Park
Residents, along with the Northeast Los Angeles Alliance organize candlelight vigil and silent procession, December 13, 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sal Castro Foundation #GivingTuesday Campaign
Campaign aims to raise funds for the Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Conference (CYLC) in March 6-8, 2015 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Non-Citizen Soldiers: Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) Veterans
The promise of citizenship continues to be a difficult struggle for many LPR veterans and many end up being deported - by Maximiliano A. Molina

Veterans Day Reminder: Military Service and Social Security
If you, or someone you know, were wounded while on active duty in the military, find out more about what Social Security can do - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Ernesto Gamboa: Intrigue, Suspense, Mystery and Surprises
A strong historical-political thread is woven throughout the novel, which includes a scheme by the US and Honduras - by Orlando J. Addison

Herbalife Becomes Cosponsor of MundoFox 22 Feria de Salud
Global nutrition company joins forces with MundoFox 22 in empowering Latinos during health education fair - by LatinoLA Contributor

Floricanto Launches Kickstarter Campaign
The Floricanto Center For The Performing Arts launches Kickstarter campaign to support their 14-15 presenting season - by Gema Sandoval

Effects of climate change topic to be discussed at CSUSB
Climate change not only affects temperature and sea levels, but it also has an impact on growing and distributing food - by LatinoLA Contributor

Chevron Funds Local School Projects
You can help fund school projects by filling up your tank at participating Chevron gas stations - by LatinoLA Contributor

Film Chronicles the Movement
The film Huicholes: The Last Peyote Guardians, to save sacred land and visionary culture, comes to L.A. - by Tracy Barnett

LAteria: A Loteria Game Celebrating Chicanos in Los Angeles
The husband and wife design team of Ivette & Andrew Montejo a.k.a. Amor Por Vida need your help to fund their passion - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mexico's President Promises to Punish Iguala Victims
International, entertainment, arts and cultural news from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Seventh Edition of Sue??o Alianza Harvests Youth Talent
Among the chosen, five players from California have been invited to tryouts with Liga MX's teams - by LatinoLA Contributor

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians hosts the 19th Annual Pow Wow
At Cal State San Bernardino, Friday through Sunday, October 10 through 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

First-ever Choices Expo on Saturday, Oct. 11
LA County families invited to hear about school and healthcare resources available from more than 100 vendors - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mexican-American Dream Scholarship Applications Now Available
COFEM continues its commitment to ensure that students of Latino origin have an opportunity to continue with their education - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank Honors Local Heroes during Hispanic Heritage Month
Two outstanding Latinas -- Florencia Molina and Kathy Gallegos -- are selected as this year's local heroes - by LatinoLA Contributor

Read Conmigo Searching for Latino Children's Book Authors
Southern California author contest to be held throughout Hispanic Heritage Month - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Becomes New Member of The Latin American Council of Man
The College of Business and Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino accepted as a full member - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sal Castro Foundation Launches Fund Drive for Latino Youth Conf.
The Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership Conference (CYLC) will take place October 31 ÔÇô November 2, 2014 - by Maricela Cueva

Mariachi & Folklorico Youth Clubs Perform at Fiestas Patrias
After school NVISION youth clubs provide culture performance for vast crowd - by David Perez

Latino Education: Crisis & Response. A Community Forum
Boyle Heights Stakeholders Meet with Los Macarturos for Idea Exchange on Youth Development, Community Building, Sep 17 - by Veronica Gonzalez

Hispanic 100 Foundation Honors Edward James Olmos
5th annual lifetime achievement award gala also highlights mentor program - by Delia L. Lopez

CSUSB Holds Annual Mexican Independence
Cal State San Bernardino celebrates Mexico's Independence Day with festivities on campus, September 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

McDonald's Offer Free Breakfast For Kids
Southern California McDonald's restaurants kick off the school year with free breakfast for students on September 9

Community Donation Gets Kids in the Fast Lane to STEM Education
Verizon INDYCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya leads center to education achievement

Metro Crawl Kicks-off Latino Heritage Month L.A.
Discounts available at participating businesses by showing your TAP card - by Margie Hernandez

Become the Next Host of Despierta Tec by Verizon!
Verizon and Univision are on the search to find the next Verizon Tech Expert to host their own segment - by LatinoLA Contributor

Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign Comes to an End
"Know Your Digits " Month raised awareness among African Americans and Latinos about high blood pressure - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal State L.A. ranked #7 Nationally in Washington Monthly
Also ranks 4th nationally in Social Mobility category in the monthly's College Guide for top Master's Universities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hollywood Forever Presents its Dia de los Muertos Quincea??era
Hollywood Forever announces 15th Annual Dia de los Muertos musical performances and ticket on-sale date

Whoop Dee Doo Beauty Parlor and Brave Kitty Waxing Salon Warming
Grand opening with some Cocktails, music, and pampering, August 30 - by Natily Gonzalez

Study on Homeless Use of Emergency Rooms
LA City & County service agencies, area non-profits convened at Town Hall to address key findings & develop action plan - by LatinoLA Contributor

Martha de la Torre Named Latina Business Woman of the Year Award
Owner and CEO of EC Hispanic Media, Martha de la Torre, is recognized by the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eric Garcetti and El Clasificado Driving Economic Success in LA
A panel of experts helped Latino entrepreneurs in an event that was attended by Martha de la Torre, founder of El Clasificado - by LatinoLA Contributor

Community Health Councils Kicks Off Blood Pressure Campaign
"Know Your Digits" Month is geared towards raising awareness of the importance of high blood pressure screening - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cancer-Causing Dioxane in the Groundwater of East L.A.
Are trace amounts of an industrial solvent increasing and should we worry? - by C.J. Salgado

HPRA Announces Call-For-Entries For Accolade In Hispanic PR
The HPRA National ?íBRAVO! Awards - by LatinoLA Contributor

Today's Revolutionary Women of Color: Online Fundraiser
A fabulous art collection on EBAY with extraordinary pieces donated to the project by remarkable artists - by Claudia D. Hern?índez

Indigenous Coahuila de Zaragoza
Home of the Coahuiltecan culture - by John P Schmal

A Time to Remember Ruben Salazar
A ceremony to recall the legacy of the award-winning journalist, August 29 - by Sal Valdez

Las Palmas Keeps So-Cal Beaches Clean This Summer
Las Palmas and Adopt A Beach partner to keep beaches in So-Cal clean with Eco-Smart bins - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Surname Bobadilla
From La Rioja to Jalisco - by John P. Schmal

Entrepreneurs: Herbalife Has Positive Impact
California Herbalife members travel to Capitol Hill to stand up for Herbalife - by LatinoLA Contributor

Soccer Star Spurs Kids to Achieve College Dreams
Former Chivas USA star Claudio Suarez encourages youth to participate in soccer and their education via - by LatinoLA Contributor

National Water Safety Camp Held at East LA Boys & Girls Club
ZAC Foundation brings "ZAC Camp" to East LA kids, promoting water safety - by LatinoLA Contributor

Project CUIDAR hosts free 'Parenting the Young Child'
A six-week, 12-session parenting workshop series, "Parenting the Young Child," offered by Cal State San Bernardino, Ju - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous San Luis Potos?¡
Home of the Guachichiles, Huastecos and N?íhuatl Speakers - by John P. Schmal

Bilingual Mexican Americans Needed for Research Study
Study on Personality and culture needs research participants - by LatinoLA Contributor

Read Conmigo Helps LA Kids Avoid Summer Slide
Free books and online resources keep children's reading skills fine-tuned during vacation - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Student Veterans Center to Host Open House July 3
In celebration of Independence Day, the Veterans Success Center at Cal State San Bernardino will host an open house - by LatinoLA Contributor

Survivors of Human Trafficking Foundation
Virginia was abducted in Guadalajara, Mexico - by Maria Reyna

Actress Judy Reyes & UnitedHealthcare Team Up for Hunger
Volunteer project is part of UnitedHealthcare's "Do Good. Live Well." initiative and "La Golda" premier - by LatinoLA Contributor

HPRA Proclaims June 25 as Latino Social Media Day
Follow the hashtag #LatinoSMday on 6/25 and be part of a national initiative to celebrate Latino achievements online - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Brea Tar Pits To Offer New Experiences
Including the reopening of mid-century Observation Pit and reactivating excavations inside Pit 91, starting June 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

NEA Honors Dr. Rodolfo F. Acu??a
Annual event highlights work of a dozen of America's human and civil rights heroes with a passion for social justice - by LatinoLA Contributor

CA Dairy Industry Redefines the Term Milk Money
The Great American Milk Drive enables local food banks to provide critical nourishment via milk especially during summer months - by LatinoLA Contributor

Development and Enrichment inWalnut Park
Gloria Molina Community Empowerment Center provides local families with quality development, care for toddlers and preschooler - by LatinoLA Contributor

3rd Annual Doggie Street Festival Los Angeles
Diana Alvear, journalist and author of Sal, Everybody's Pal, to appear in writer panel, July 20 - by Jude Artenstein

Soccer Legends & Fans Send Well Wishes to El Tri
Allstate creates special fan video as a tribute to the Mexican National Team during Its World Cup tour - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cardenas Markets Founders Get Honorary Doctorate Degrees
Entrepreneurs Luz and Jesus Cardenas receive honorary doctorate of humane letters at Cal State University San Bernardino - by Carmen Murillo-Moyeda, Public Affairs, CSUSB

D-Day 70th Anniversary in East Los Angeles
How I spent this year's D-Day - by Eddie Morin

AMERITAS Launches Hispanic Pathways
Dual Language Immersion Program Partners with Tarrant County College in Texas after two years of success in California - by Julia S Ramirez

4th of July - Get Your Dog Used to the Sound of Fireworks
Keep your dog safe and save the lives of other dogs - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Forgotten Heroes Monument in East L.A.
Reminding us to remember our fallen, located in East L.A.'s Atlantic Park - by C.J. Salgado

Los Angeles Wells Fargo Works for Small Business
$110 billion in new small business loans!! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance Extends To Small Grocers
L.A.'s single-use plastic bag ban ordinance extends to small grocers, liquor stores and convenience stores effective July 1 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Juntos y Unidos: March Against Monsanto
There will be marches in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Laguna Beach, the Valley and all around the world, May 24 - by Maria Reyna

Francesca Vega Announces Candidacy for LACCD Board of Trustees
Vega's campaign will reinforce education as a key focus to empower residents of the Los Angeles County, in particular women - by LatinoLA Contributor

Read Conmigo Declares First Bilingual Literacy Month in May
Local celebration bridges need for bilingual reading proficiency for educational success - by LatinoLA Contributor

LULAC Pays Tribute to Latino Military Veterans
This year, for the first time in LULAC's 85 year history, they are opening their doors to the public, May 16 - 18 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pumping Water and Eating Tacos in East L.A.
East L.A. water company seeks to improve facilities and customer relations - by C.J. Salgado

Charter Renewed: Anahuacalmecac International University Prep
Unanimous vote by California State Board of Education recognizes importance of the mission to serve needs of Indigenous People - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bullied 8-Year-Old Girl Loses Teeth; School Does Nothing
All the parents want is for the school to acknowledge what happened and to implement a real anti-bullying program at the school - by Wendy Carrillo,

Nestl?® USA and Superior Grocers Donate to Boys & Girls Club
Companies collaborate to promote nutrition, health & wellness among club members and community at large - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank & LAUSD Open Student Bank Inside Lincoln H.S.
Students gain real-world banking experience - by LatinoLA Contributor

An Earth Day Lesson for Cleaning Up East L.A.
It starts with us - by C.J. Salgado, TheEastsiderLA

First Feature Film with an Out Lesbian Xicana Protoganist
"Bruising for Besos" written and directed by Adelina Anthony, acclaimed two-spirited Xicana performance, seeks support - by LatinoLA Contributor

AARP CA and SBA to Hold Encore Entrepreneur Event
Collaboration promotes entrepreneurship among Individuals aged 50 and older at Whittier Raddisson, April 26 - by Anai Ibarra

#ChampionsOfCare Targets #Latinos with @KarlaMartinezTV launches, rewarding people with a chance to win tickets the #WorldCup #CopaMundial - by LatinoLA Contributor

#LA #FirstGeneration "Go #College" Initiative
Ground-breaking campaign aims to shrink the higher education gap for first generation students, minorities, underserved youth - by LatinoLA Contributor

Covered California Enrollment Event at Olvera Street
COFEM targets DREAMERS, others to help increase the number of people registered by the March 31 deadline, March 22 - by LatinoLA Contributor

#Hispanics in #Philanthropy Launches @HIPGive
HIPGive online platform will support Latino projects across the U.S. and Latin America and will Include a launch contest to win - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Veracruz
An impressive diversity within a long, narrow state - by John P. Schmal

Indigenous Sonora: Four Centuries of Conflict (1531-1927)
The Yaqui Indians are seen as a rare vestige of the old Mexico. - by John P. Schmal

United Health Care Continues Support of Lestonnac Free Clinic
Lestonnac Free Clinic patients in Orange receive wheelchairs in honor of International Wheelchair Day - by latinola contributor

World Harvest Food Bank Ready for Easter
Banco de Comida World Harvest listo para Dia del Conejo - by latinola contributor

New Water Tank in East L.A.
The real "magic" behind getting safe and sufficient drinking water to our homes and why it matters - by C.J. Salgado

Los Angeles Area Latinos Financially Fit on Immediate Needs
According to Wells Fargo survey, concerns about enough savings for emergencies
and retirement still affect most area Hispanics - by latinola contributor

Herbalife Hosts Latina Students to Enjoy a Skin Care Experience
Herbalife Skin Is launched at global nutrition company's headquarters In Los Angeles - by LatinoLA Contributor

City Residents Are Reminded to Bring Reusable Bags When Shopping
Several weeks into the new year, the City of L.A. wants to remind residents to Bring Your Own Bag! when shopping at supermarkets - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Guerrero
Living with the remnants of the Aztec Empire - by John P. Schmal

Minority Students Stand and Deliver at Academic Decathlon
Students from Chaffey HS in Ontario, CA to compete against nation's best at Academic Decathlon - by LatinoLA Contributor

Luis Rodriguez Poetry Locomotive
Send El Poeta to Sacra as more than 40 poets and hundreds of poetry aficionados take poetry to the community, February 16 - by Abel Salas, Brooklyn & Boyle

Indigenous Jalisco (1529-2010)
A case study in mestizaje - by John P. Schmal

Indigenous Tamaulipas
Reconstructing the Mexican state's native past - by John P. Schmal

Manual Arts H.S. Wins LAUSD Cooking Up Change
School will represent district at the National Competition in Washington, DC - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Chihuahua: War and Assimilation
The mestizaje and assimilation of the indigenous Chihuahua people were widespread and today most of the state is truly Mexican - by John P. Schmal, Contributing Writer

Starbucks Presents "Noches Culturales" in Los Angeles
Try their new Caramel Flan Latte while enjoying Irene Diaz on Jan. 23 and Palenke Soultribe on Jan. 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Five Questions to Ask Before Becoming a Business Owner
Owning a small business can become extremely rewarding - by Sandi Mendoza, Business Manager Wells Fargo

Indigenous Baja
Living on the Edge of Existence - by John P. Schmal, Contributing Writer

2014 Checklist for Your Small Business
Save time for 2014 planning - by Sandi Mendoza, Wells Fargo Business Manager

Can You Read This?
You're lucky; 32 million Americans can't. Be grateful. Give the gift of literacy. - by Centro Latino for Literacy Staff, LatinoLA Contributor

Moctezuma's Descendants in Aguascalientes
Tracking the offspring of the last Aztec monarch - by John P. Schmal

The Surname Lozano
A prominent place in Mexican history - by John P. Schmal

Indigenous Nayarit: Resistance in the Sierra Madre
Named after a great Cora warrior that founded the Kingdom of X?®cora in the high country of the Sierra Madre Mountains - by John P. Schmal

Indigenous Sinaloa: Rebellion and Resistance
Coveted by the Spanish, seeking to exploit its mineral wealth, but resistance of the indigenous peoples was strong - by John P. Schmal

Get Your Financial Houses in Order for 2014
Americans are focused on their credit score and debt - by LatinoLA Contributor

Michoac?ín: A Struggle for Identity
Michoac?ín derives from the N?íhuatl terms, michin (fish) and hua (those who have) and can (place): Place of the Fishermen - by John P. Schmal

The Surname Orozco: From Vizcaya to Aguascalientes
The surname Orozco (or Orosco) is a surname that has been prominent throughout both Spain and Mexico over the last few centuries - by John P. Schmal

Televisa Foundation Live the Dream-Anglica Vale
Bringing celebrities and Latino Leaders together to inspire students and promote education. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Laura Oldaker Honored by Verizon as Entrepreneur of the Year
Eva Longoria delivered a moving keynote address at special event which took place at MoLAA in Long Beach earlier this month - by LatinoLA Contributor

Protecting Immigrants by Executive Order
LA Councilman Gil Cedillo to propose resolution in support of Grijalva/Clarke letter to Pres. Obama at press conference, Dec 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Credit Fraud Prevention Tips for Holiday Season
10% of Americans have been victims - by LatinoLA Contributor

Film Challenges Media Stereotypes
'Latinos Beyond Reel,' critical of the portrayal of Hispanics, was self-funded by its filmmakers. - by Alejandra Molina

Petition Works: HSF Dream Policy Overturned
Deadline for Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) general scholarship program is December 15 - by Roberto Rodriguez, LatinoLA Contributor

Mattel's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Play Program
Employee volunteers donate more than 15,000 hours of service and give the gift of play to children around the world - by LatinoLA Contributor

DREAM Scholarships Through HSF
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Board of Directors pass policy to include DACA students as eligible for General Scholarship - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank Donates 10,000 Books To Beyond the Bell
Multnomah Elementary School students enjoy special reading of "What a Bank Can Do" by author John Tuzee - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cafe Bustelo Partners With Hispanic Alliance for Essay Contest
A total of $45,000 in college scholarships to be awarded - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Fate of the Once Mighty Mailbox Marches On
There are few mailboxes left in East L.A., and from the looks of it, a good portion of those are likely being targeted for theft - by C. J. Salgado, Contributing Writer

Greyhound Now Takes You To Mexico
Get your tickets today! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mattel Launches Hispanic Campaign for the Holiday Season
Mattel's Toy Feliz Campaign offers holiday coupons for L.A. residents and benefits children with cancer and their families - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA's Latino Elected Officials Get Schooled
40 Latino policymakers from LA County, Orange County and Inland Empire attend inaugural joint training - by LatinoLA Contributor

Why Ethnic Studies?
Who really benefits from Ethnic Studies in our Schools? - by Jim Estrada

Quippi, the First International Shopping Card
Available for purchase in the U.S. and redeemable at selected major retailers throughout Mexico - by LatinoLA Contributor

10 LA-area Homeowners Ready for Earthquake Preparedness
Pilot Program in Eagle Rock neighborhood concludes enrollment period - by LatinoLA Contributor

Herbalife Appoints Former Surgeon General to Its Board
17th Surgeon General of the U.S. (2002-2006) Dr. Richard H. Carmona joins Herbalife's board of directors - by LatinoLA Contributor

Parents in Charge: Keeping Our Kids Drug Free
K-9 Service that parents can turn to when they have a teenager who is showing signs that they are using drugs - by Raul Perez

Volunteers of East LA Sponsor Zumbathon
You can help out families facing a tough battle with cancer by supporting Zumbathon, October 26 - by C. J. Salgado, Contributing Writer

La Reina Del Mariachi
Yadira Cabral hopes to Win La Reina del Mariachi de Pepe Aguilar. She need YOUR help. - by Brenda Muro

Get Smart About Credit
Wells Fargo's Financial Education Program get associates to volunteer in classrooms and nonprofits - by LatinoLA Contributor

Herbalife's Latino Distributors Raise Funds For Charity
Downtown Los Angeles got an early morning wakeup call on Sunday as thousands of Latinos helped raise more than $114,000 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indio Beer Establishes Colectivo Indio to Encourage Artists
21+ to " Do Their Thing" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Program Helps Homeowners Brace + Bolt for Earthquakes
Pilot Program begins in Eagle Rock neighborhood. Enroll before October 30! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Lawyer's Compassion For the Community
Juan J. Dominguez embodies the expression "Orgullo Hispano"...proud to be Hispanic...providing a positive influence - by LatinoLA Contributor

Operation Streamline: Expedited Indian Removal
America's modern version of Expedited Indian Removal; chase, capture, pseudo-judicial proceeding, incarceration and deport - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Contributing Editor

Free Laugh Factory Tickets!! Latino Night Monday 10/14!!!
Win here!!!! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla Exhibit in Los Angeles
The exhibition examines how tradition of service manifest itself in the civic, familial, and cultural lives of Oaxacan migrants - by Ricky Ricardo

Guadalupe Bojorquez Meets With Dr. Robert Ornelas
California candidate for Governor Dr. Robert Ornelas met with Guadalupe Bojorquez, founder of Casa Cultural Saybrook - by LatinoLA Contributor

Elevated Levels of Manganese in ELA Water
Cal Water is slated to complete a manganese treatment system costing millions on a new well to go online by late summer 2014 - by C. J. Salgado, Contributing Writer

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Hosts Hispanic Heritage Day Celebration
The Rancho pays tribute to Latino culture during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 28

Voices on Point for LGBT Youth
Celebrities praise accomplishments of LGBTQ Students at 2013 "Voices on Point" gala - by LatinoLA Contributor

Los Angeles UrbanLIFT Community Grant Program $11.4 Million
Los Angeles Eligible nonprofits can apply until September 30 for grants to help neighborhood improvement projects - by LatinoLA Contributor

Participate in the Re:Code LA Zoning Advisory Committee
Community input for zoning code revisions sought - by LatinoLA Contributor

PIH Health to Host Open House for New Urgent Care Center
PIH Health Urgent Care Center is now open in the Hacienda Heights community - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank and KCETLink Honor Local Heroes
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, two outstanding Latinos are recognized for their work In the L.A. community - by LatinoLA Contributor

Scholarships Awarded to East LA Public Housing Residents
Nearly $200,000 scholarships awarded by Community Development Foundation since 1997 - by Jennifer Blackwell-Trotter

Advice for New Teachers in Order to Increase Classroom Success
It is estimated that one-third of all new teachers leave after three years, and 46 percent are gone within five years. - by Armando F Sanchez

PIECES Offers Free Performing and Visual Adult Art Instruction
PIECES has the goal of offering opportunities to young adults, to provide an outlet and provide support - by Monica Moreno, PIECES Co-Founder

Sock It To Me, Baby!
Fundraiser dinner-dance to benefit San Fernando's Young Champions Gym, September 7th. - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Trigueros FC Named Champion of LA Ram Copa Alianza Games
Largest national amateur Hispanic futbol tournament continues - by LatinoLA Contributor

Concert To Benefit East L.A. Music & Arts School
Event will honor long-time supporter George Ramirez of Union Bank, September 7 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Student-driven Recipes Top LAUSD'S Cafeteria Menu
District serves new breakfast & lunch items created by students for back-to-school - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sponsored: Mexican National Team and Major League Soccer
El "Tri" and Well Fargo connect with 90 million U.S.-based soccer fans - by LatinoLA Contributor

One Million Jobs for Latinos in "Fracking"?
The Monterey Shale oil could produce the nation's largest amount of oil for decades to come. - by Adrian Perez, Editor-in-Chief, SacLatino

Program to Help Military Financial Education
Wells Fargo has joined forces with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) to bring Hands on Banking for Military - by LatinoLA Contributor

Free and Low-Cost Spay / Neuter Resources
Need to find low-cost or free spay and neuter for your pet? Our spay and neuter locator tool can help locate the nearest clinic - by LatinoLA Contributor

COPA to be Recognized by Pasadena Mexican Heritage Association
Community Organization of Pasadena for Advancement in Education honored for their contributions to the Pasadena community, July - by LatinoLA Contributor

How to Find Free Money for College
The scholarship hunt is not easy, but it can be a success if you're determined - by Maria Fernanda

Free Pet Spay / Neuter * Esterilizaci??n / Castraci??n Gratis
The Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles (SNP LA) is a non-profit, low-cost spay and neuter clinic and offers low-cost vaccines - by LatinoLA Contributor, Spay and Neuter Project of Los Angeles

Long Beach Comm. College /Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses partners with Long Beach City College and Los Angeles City College - by LatinoLA Contributor

Finding the Right Credit Solution For Your Business
Credit needs of small business owners - by Steven Contreras, Gerente de Negocios Bancarios

Help Us Help One of Our Own Veterans!
Disabled veteran US Marine Ruben Navarro is losing his home to real estate fraud and we as a community need to help raise funds, - by Rudy Moreno, Comedian/ Actor /Producer

re:code LA Listening Sessions
Join us in creating livable communities, encouraging sustainable development, and fostering economic vitality - by LatinoLA Contributor

Why Are More Dogs and Cats Killed Around the 4th of July?
Four tips for giving your pets safe July 4th! Make this summer holiday happy and harmless for the animals in your life. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indio Beer Invites 2D Artists 25+ to "Do Their Thing"
Artists: Here's a chance to see your art on billboards - by LatinoLA Contributor

Verizon's My Fabulous Quince Contest!
Win an A-list party with amazing "padrinos": 3BALLMTY performing for you and Jennifer Lopez guiding your quince style - by LatinoLA Contributor

Let's Go to the Movies!
City of Lynwood launches Movies in the Park Summer Nights - by Marisela Santana, Public Information Officer

The Power of Latino Leadership: An Interview With Juana Bordas
"The purpose of leadership is not just about business or the economy. Leadership is about creating the society we want to l - by Mayra Calvani

Latino Local Heroes: Call for Nominations!
Union Bank, KCETLink seek outstanding Latino men and women in L.A. and surrounding regions for the Local Heroes Award - by Erika Wirkkala

Community Comes Together for Boyle Heights Primavera Festival
Promoting a healthy, sustainable community through the celebration of gardening, fitness and nutrition, June 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Investors Optimistic about the Economy
Concerns about debt and retirement savings still affect most - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Impact of a Father in a Child's Life
First 5 LA launches campaign to empower dads to take active roles in their children's lives - by LatinoLA Contributor

L.A Indigenous High School Participates in the United Nations
Indigenous student leaders and faculty from Anahuacalmecac attend the12th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - by Semillas Sociedad Civil

Shirley Mae Foundation Helps At-Risk Girls
Buttercup makeover event helps girls bloom into successful young women with mentoring and life coaching, May 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Why is David Sal Silva Dead?
Killed on a sidewalk, across the street from Kern Medical Center - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

Public Memorial in Honor of Activist / Teacher Sal Castro
The free event, which will be held on the grounds of Sal Castro Middle School, will honor Castro's life and legacy, May 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Designed by Kids, Built by Volunteers
Para Los Ni??os, Disney and KaBoom Build a new playground for Pico-Union children in one day - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Mothers Demand Respect
On Mexican Mother's day, Madres de Semillas del Pueblo sent a special message to LAUSD Superintendent Deasy - by Marcos Aguilar

Endeavor to Achieve Homeownership Fair
Providing hundreds of potential home buyers with valuable resources, May 25 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Law Day May Be Forgotten, But Law Lives On in ELA
In the spirit of Joaquin Murieta, the pursuit of justice continues at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - by C. J. Salgado

Mother's Day Five Tips for Financial Education
Mothers play a crucial role in their children's financial success later in life - by LatinoLA Contributor

$520,000 for High School Students Across the U.S. for College
CollegeSTEPS expanded sweepstakes runs through June 30, 2013 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank Foundation: Grants to Support Small Businesses
Grants provided to organizations providing small business technical assistance and homeownership counseling - by LatinoLA Contributor, Union Bank Staff

Latino Heritage Night with the LA Sparks
Celebrating and spotlighting Latino culture and community in a family-fun setting, with music and B-Ball on - by Liz Rizza

HSF Raises Funds Via Texts
HSF raised $180k via its innovative texting campaign in which attendees were asked to pledge their donations to HSF in real time - by LatinoLA Contributor

18,000 Students on The Music Center Plaza
Long-running arts education initiative -- Blue Ribbon Children's Festival -- succeeds despite massive cutbacks in schools - by LatinoLA Contributor

LACMA Newly Reinstalls Latin American Galleries
. - by Kelly Anne Imaizumi

Celebrate Dia Del Ni??o With Text-to-donate Campaign
Donate at TEXT: "KIDS" at 80088 to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospital through April 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sending Money to Loved Ones? What Latinos Should Look!
Remitters need to know what to look for in a remittance partner so that their money will arrive safely and promptly - by LatinoLA Contributor

??No Puede Presentar Su Declaraci??n de Taxes a Tiempo?
No se conforme con menos. H&R Block ofrece extensiones gratis para la presentaci??n de la declaraci??n de taxes - by LatinoLA Contributor

Can't File on Your Taxes on Time? Not Sure It's Right?
All participating H&R Block locations and At Home online are offering free tax extension filing through April 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Food Justice Leader: Tezozomoc of South Central Farmers
NRDC 2013 Growing Green Awards honor leaders and innovators in sustainable food and agriculture - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bedoyecta Aims to Donate Close to $50K to Latinos in College
Percentage of sales of Bedoyecta's products to support free college workshops & resources for Latino families - by LatinoLA Contributor

Audit Worries Shouldn't Inhibit Valid Tax Breaks
H&R Block advises taxpayers timely response to IRS notices could mean tax savings - by LatinoLA Contributor

H&R Block Offers a Free Second Look at Your Tax Returns
Even if you've already filed with TurboTax, H&R Block tax professionals can look for missed credits or deductions - by LatinoLA Contributor

Social Media Dominates's first Expo
#XVExpo hashtag achieves a potential reach of more than 500,000 users - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Real Gamble is not Paying Taxes on March Madness Windfalls
H&R Block gives the tax facts on gambling winnings - by LatinoLA Contributor

Jaguars, Eagles and Feathered Serpents: Mesoamerica Re-explored
2013 symposium brings together scholars, academics in Mesoamerican studies, pays homage to renowned archaeologist Michael D. Coe - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sue??o MLS 2013 Now Open for Registration
Presented by Allstate, local, amateur, youth soccer players can register to participate in the search undiscovered soccer talent - by LatinoLA Contributor

SoCal Latinos Honored at the Leaders in Education Awards
Event hosted by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to be held at JW Marriott @ L.A. Live! on April 18 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Importance of Quality Early Care and Education
Children who receive quality child care do better in school and are more likely to graduate from high school and attend college - by LatinoLA Contributor

No Mas Hambre Forum to Address Hunger Among Latinos
Community leaders convene at Homeboy Industries to get the community actively engaged, March 21 - by Anai Ibarra

H&R Block Fundraises For Red Cross-Rio Hondo Chapter
H&R Block offices in Whittier will donate $1 to the American Red Cross for every free Second Look review processed - by LatinoLA Contributor

Photos in Chicana/o History: The Story Behind the Picture
In the preservation of memory we have a duty to be as accurate as we can and to carefully vet a photograph - by Rodolfo F. Acu??a, Contributing Writer

The Irish Soldiers Of Mexico
One of the least-known stories of the Irish who came to America in the 1840s is that Los San Patricios - by Michael Hogan

UnitedHealthCare Awards $5.2 Million in Grants
Grants support nine California nonprofit organizations to strengthen youth wellness,
care delivery and health technology - by LatinoLA Contributor

DUI: Biggest Mistakes
The 5 BIGGEST Mistakes made by BOTH Attorneys and Defendants - by Attorney Sergio J. Lopez

USC and Univision Community Partnership
Feria Financiera: Plan Prosperidad navigates a path to prosperity - by LatinoLA Contributor, USC Media Relations

Chican@ Studies: A Brief Personal Reflection
Is Chican@ Studies as relevant as it was just 20 years ago? - by David Casillas

Salsa Community Shows Love to Artie Webb
Fundraiser for legendary flutist, who is suffering financial hardship due to a heart condition, raises dollars and spirits - by Teresa Gordon

Mothers' Club Launches E-March for Literacy Campaign
Your donation supports educational programs for local parents and children

KCETLink to Air 2013 Latino State of the Union
First Co-production with MALDEF Premieres Nationally on KCET and Link TV, March 7 and 8 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank's National Small Business Economic Survey
Entrepreneurs remain cautious amid increased optimism - by LatinoLA Contributor

Report: Less than 1% of Water in LA is Recycled
By setting bar low, SoCal agencies may meet water saving goals -- but region remains dependent on imported water - by USC Media Relations, LatinoLA Contributor

Community Picnic to Support the Kids of East LA
A call out to all that said, "Let's something!" Well, here is your chance! - by Eliseo B Montoya III

Free Dental Care by UCLA Dental Students
Seeking patients that qualify to be part of state license exam on March 27-30 - by Edgar Rivera

Napolitano Endorses Sigala in CD 13 Primary
Jose Sigala is leading Latino in race to replace Eric Garcetti - by Lisa Baca

Family and Fun at LACMA
Kid-friendly exhibits at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art - by Kelly Anne Imaizumi

Free Farm Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, While Supply Lasts!
USC Keck School of Medicine Joins APAIT Health Center, American Heart Association on Valentine's Day in Pico-Union/Westlake - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rejected for Decades, WWII Servicemen Receives Memorial Service
A letter written to Obama by provides green light to hold Memorial Service for Pacoima's 19 -year-old Pvt. Lewis Alvarez - by Diana Martinez, Editor, San Fernando Sun

CD 13 City Elections: Sigala Endorsed by Supervisor Molina
Sigala is the leading Latino in the race with 38% Registered Latino Voters - by Lisa Baca

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Provides Free Tax Assistance
The nation's largest free tax assistance and preparation service is giving special attention the older population. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Applications Due Feb 15 for LA Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Program provides scholarships and one-on-one college preparation to high school sophomores who have overcome adversity - by LatinoLA Contributor

Coaliton Brings Mayoral Candidate Forum to Northeast Los Angeles
Northeast organizations come together to bring a Mayoral Forum to their community, Patt Morrison to moderate, February 12 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tax Preparation Methods ÔÇô Which is Right for You?
H&R Block advises on DIY, using a pro for tax prep - by Jose Pe??ate, Tax Expert at H&R Block

Win: Jennifer Lopez Flyaway!
Enter at a participating Verizon Wireless store to meet the Mega Star! Enter by January 18! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Shrinking California Child Population Signals Changes Ahead
Unprecedented decline in California's child population, coupled with a tidal wave of Baby Boom retirees, poses challenges - by LatinoLA Contributor, USC Media Relations

Unity Through Silence: A Tucson Story
A special length commentary - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez

Semillas' Historic Achievement in Los Angeles
Community schools prepares for another 10 years of creating and advancing educational opportunities for Indigenous children - by LatinoLA Contributor

Earn a Multimedia Design Degree Online
Earn an associate's degree in Multimedia Design online in just 15 months. Financial aid options available. - by LatinoLA Contributor

TurboTax, Operation Homefront Announce Mission2Match Campaign
Taxpayers can assist in this fundraising effort to support troops and their families facing money emergencies - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sharing Inspiring True Tales of Life, Love, Hope
Authors of ground-breaking new book, 8 Ways to Say I Love My Life, to visit state prison - by LatinoLA Contributor

Smaller Paychecks, Late Filing Await Taxpayers in January
Information on issues that could lead to tax sticker shock - by LatinoLA Contributor

USDA Awards LAUSD Healthier Schools
490 district schools received $252,000 via the Healthier U.S. School Challenge to further promote nutrition and physical activit - by LatinoLA Contributor

Felicidades a Mis Hermanas: Las Lupitas
Celebrating the feast day of Our Lady Of Guadalupe: Emperatriz de Las Americas - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

New Mobile Health Clinic in Los Angeles
Bienvenidos Children's Center and UnitedHealthcare unveiled new Mobile Health Clinic and hosted Health Fair - by LatinoLA Contributor

Adopt-a-Family This Holiday!
Bring joy to a local family through Mothers' Club Learning Center - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ten Steps That Will Get You into College
New Future helps you achieve your dreams through education. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Taxmageddon! Don't Fall Off the Fiscal Cliff
Alternative Minimum Tax, expired tax breaks, impact taxpayers of all income levels - by Johanna Marolf-Terreros

RWJF Announces Young Leader Awards
California Latina doctor among those honored - by RWJF Staff

There's No Place Like Olvera Street for the Holidays
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Monument & El Pueblo Park Association presented the 2012 Holiday Season Lighting Ceremony - by Ricky Ricardo

Earn a Certificate in Human Relations
Four free ongoing workshops and a little of your time required - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Relocates to Los Angeles
HSF officially moves to Los Angeles, bringing immediate access to large professional workforce, media and corporate support - by LatinoLA Contributor

East L.A. Debuts Ice Skating Rink
FREE ice skating for children, a concert, an art walk, holiday antojitos, a snowy Winter Wonderland and an opportunity to meet S - by LatinoLA Contributor

Labor of Love With a Knockout Punch
The Highlanders Boxing Club, an athletic club with a purpose - by Gina Robles

UnitedHealthCare Donates $10,000 To California Nonprofits
Donation to support food and meal programs at Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles, Share Our Selves in Orange County and more - by LatinoLA Contributor

November is Military Family Appreciation Month
$35 Million pledged by Wells Fargo to support of service members, veterans; provides customers an opportunity to support - by LatinoLA Contributor

Is Nothing Sacred? Vandalism at East LA Veteran Memorial
It truly was an assault against our people when some sleazy thieves tried to impinge the honor of the community - by Eddie Morin

MetLife Foundation Honors Alliance to Revitalize East LA
L.A. County Community Development Foundation will receive a $25,000 Community-Police Partnership Award, Nov. 14 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Justice & Fair Play Prevails in San Fernando
A proud community takes pride in a proud moment as three officials are recalled - by Diana Martine, Editor, San Fernando Sun

Community Cleanup Day in Hollywood
A DJ will be playing music, prizes will be given away and our community streets will be cleaned, November 17 - by Terrence Burnett

Attending Noche de Altares in Santa Ana
A reminder to take a sugar skull break to remember loved ones and to honor the past - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

Emergency Response Mobile Kitchen Sent to Aid Sandy Efforts
These mobile kitchens are sent out quickly where they can do the most good - by Jesse Hernandez

El Clasificado Wins 16 Awards at the 2012 NAHP Conference
Founder and CEO, Martha de la Torre, is named "Outstanding Latina Publisher" - by LatinoLA Contributor

AARP CA Community Forum Informed Seniors on Tax Initiatives
Goal is for seniors to get informed and head to the polls on November 6th - by LatinoLA Contributor

Outlawing Shakespeare: The Battle for the Tucson Mind
Documentary focuses on the elimination of the Mexican American Studies program within the Tucson Unified School District - by LatinoLA Contributor

Get Smart About Credit Campaign
Consumers' credit profiles affect their ability to borrow and the interest rates they'll pay - by LatinoLA Contributor

De Colores Art Show & Conjunto Hueyapan in Santa Paula, Ca.
18th De Colores Art Show opening reception followed by Conjunto Hueyapan performing on in Santa Paula, Oct. 27 - by Xavier Montes

Thousands Celebrate Completed Grand Park
Day-Long series of events capped by Bandaloop's "Bound(less)" vertical dance on City Hall leaves visitors amazed - by LatinoLA Contributor

L.A.'s Patricia Gracia Recognized at Mam?ísLatinas Awards
Her Power Woman Business Center, a business incubator, helps women do more business and create more jobs - by LatinoLA Contributor

Helping Hands for the Unemployed and Uninsured
There is always something you can do and organizations in LA and OC that can help - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

AARP CA Launches LA's Largest Voter Registration Drive
Effort targets Hispanics, African Americans and Asian Pacific Islanders to get registered to vote and participate at the polls - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sparks Still Fly in San Fernando City Politics
The comedy of errors, blunders, and weak personalities make for an entertaining but unproductive city council meeting....AGAIN ! - by Alex Garcia ~ Contributing writer San Fernando Sun

The Biggest Quinceanera Expo in Ontario a Success
Nearly 1,500 attendees enjoyed a three-part fashion show and raffles, including Quincea??era dresses and a $1,000 college schola - by Gabriela Alvarado

Finally!! Common Sense prevails in San Fernando
A fair minded judge stops councilwoman Maribel De La Torre from getting her way...again. - by Alex Garcia, contributing writer for San Fernando Sun

Is Your Child Prepared to Succeed in School?
There are several reasons for students under-performing in schools but there is one primary reason for student failure - by Armando F. Sanchez

La Verne Supports and Inspires Latino Families
University presents Latino Education Access and Development Conference (LEAD) Conference, available via Live-stream, Sept. 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Manos Amigas: Honoring 156 Newly Literate Adult Graduates
Event recognizes students who can now read and write Spanish as the first step towards learning English, Sep. 28 - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Futuro: Helping Our Students Prepare and Apply for College
The initiative brings together partners and organizations and generates collective change - by LatinoLA Contributor

500,000 and Growing!
El Clasificado reaches a weekly circulation of 500,000 and expands outside of California. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Big Brothers Big Sisters Honors Hispanic Heritage Month
Looking for a Few Good Mentors -- LATINOBIGS.ORG - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank and KCET honor Latino Heritage Month Local Heroes
Local Los Angeles residents Joe G. Leal and Carlos Antonio H. Vaquer?íno recognized

Time Warner Cable Deportes: Lakers in Spanish!
New network is the first Spanish-language regional sports network in the country and the first to bring all things Lakers

A Month of Latino Heritage at the Autry
Celebrating with film, authors, craft activities, and gallery tours, September 15ÔÇôOctober 15, 2012 - by Yadhira de Leon, The Autry

A Well Deserved Tribute in the Land of 1000 Dances
Anthony Montecino's 1st Annual Unsung American War Heroes of Mexican Decent Tribute Show - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Back to School with Fresh & Easy's Shop for Schools
Fresh & Easy and Chivas USA Midfielder Jorge Villafa??a celebrates Back to School with Shop for Schools fundraising program - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Life Lost, A Life Changed
The death of Robert Francis Kennedy - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

TWCBC Delivers Free Blazing Fast Internet Service to CARECEN
Time Warner Cable Business Class donates technology upgrades to CARECEN as part of a multiyear contribution to LULAC - by LatinoLA Contributor

When Soccer Was an Immigrant's Sport
Marilyn Monroe may have marveled that soccer could bring people together not only as fans, but also as new Americans - by Silvio Sirias

A Delicate Parent Balancing Act: How Do Parents Do It?
How not to hurt your other kids when one child requires more - by Candace Gonzales McGee, Spicy Cilantro

Orange County Defense Attorney Exonerated of Criminal Wrongdoing
Criminal defense attorney, Sergio J. Lopez, acquitted of multiple felony counts after a five week jury trial - by LatinoLA Contributor

Start the Day with Milk: Earn Money for School
More than $40,000 up for grabs in the Fifth Annual GOT MILK? H.S. Breakfast Challenge - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Role of Credit: El Futuro en Tus Manos
A credit history is an individual's track record that they have established while managing credit and making payments over - by LatinoLA Contributor

Good Eats Pasadena: Food + Art + Music
Open-air artisinal food fair featuring over 40 food vendors, beer & wine garden, and more, September 8 - by LatinoLA Contributor

More than 2 Million 18-24 year-old Latinos in College
According to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center, Latinos are now the largest minority group on campus - by Latino Loop

Welcome to the 2012 Games of San Fernando
Accusations fly and tempers flare at a City Council meeting once more - by Alex Garcia, San Fernando Sun

Los Angeles: 5th Annual La Feria de los Moles
Showcasing a diversity of flavors of mole, a dish that originated by the colliding of Indigenous & Spanish cultures, Oct. 7 - by Crystal A. Johnson

USC Good Neighbors Campaign Continues to Support Community
Employees collectively donated over $1.5 million during recent campaign - by LatinoLA Contributor

Fire Adapted Communities: Do You Know Your Role?
Protect your family and community - by LatinoLA Contributor

Caravan for Peace and Justice Arrives in L.A.
Victims from Mexico and United States to make 6,000-mile journey through 20 Cities to honor lives lost to the Drug War - by LatinoLA Contributor

Opportunity Under the Dream Act Filing Begins August 15, 2012
Immigration Requirements for the New Program "Deferred Action Status": - by Popkin, Shamir & Golan Law Offiices

Death threats, Censorship and the Aztec Calendar
Controversy at Tucson's Mexican American Studies department - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez

Ameritas College of Brandman University held ribbon cutting
In celebration of the grand opening of its campus in Ontario, Calif.

The Failure of National Latino/Mexican American Organizations
In this I blame game I hold people such as myself accountable - by Rodolfo F. Acu??a

American DREAMers
Feature Documentary - by Jenniffer Castillo

Voto Latino Shoots PSA
Wilmer, Demi, Romeo, Kalimba, Ricky, Sofia y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

"Goya Cooks With My Plate" for Healthy Kids
Variety Boys & Girls Club declares independence from unhealthy foods - by Oralia MIchel

Verizon's My Fabulous Quince!
Contest will fulfill the dreams of one teen with the most unforgettable quincea??era, deadline July 31 - by LatinoLA Contributor

University of Phoenix Presenta Programa de Liderazgo Latino
Evento gratis con escritora, oradora y profesora de la University of Phoenix Deborah Deras, Julio 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Boyle Heights Teens Complete Course in Financial Literacy
Union Bank partners with Operation Hope to teach members of Variety Boys and Girls Club in East L.A. - by Veronica Castro

Your Favorite Destinations on a Dime
Cruise USA, a new line of buses committed to providing travel to Los Angeles, San Diego and San Ysidro at affordable prices - by LatinoLA Contributor

Train Fatality Highlights Metrolink Fail
In the age of cell phones and social media, keeping passengers in the dark about a tragic accident is a tragedy in itself - by Sara In?®s Calder??n

DREAMers: Get the Facts Via Webinars
CHIRLA and the California Dream Network inform the community about the latest details on the Deferred Action for DREAMers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Shades of Arizona, Part III
A sense of fair play and the "American way" gets put to the test in San Fernando, California - by Editor, San Fernando Sun

Bilingual Webinars on Youth Immigration Relief Program
Throughout July 2012, parents and students can sign-in and ask questions, dispel misinformation - by CHIRLA

Entrepreneurs Inspired at Su Socio de Negocios Expo
Latino small business owners gain from Efrain Ferrer's inspirational story and professional experience - by LatinoLA Contributor

Toma Leche "Shakes It Up" with Walkathon Positivo
Wilmington hosts a 5K to raise awareness about importance of exercise as a family unit and proper nutrition with milk - by LatinoLA Contributor

Migrant Leaders Participate in Mental Health/Immigration Forum
Speakers present extensive explanation on the challenges faced by migrants and their families - by LatinoLA Contributor

Jada & Salma Team Up In Effort to End Human Trafficking
Chiquis, Piol?¡n, Juanes, Siri and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Jerry Azarkman joins Su Socio de Negocios Expo
La Curacao's co-founder inspires Latino entrepreneurs during El Clasificado's business expo at MOLAA - by LatinoLA Contributor

??Hablas Espa??ol? Speak English? Participants Needed
Doctoral candidate seeking to interview research participants for a dissertation study exploring the role of being bilingual - by Dianna Marisol Gonz?ílez

Dolores Huerta: Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree
CHCI, SESAC, NGLC, UPS y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

54 South Los Angeles Students College Bound
The dream of a higher education is now a reality thanks to USC's Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) program. - by LatinoLA Contributor

SoCal sweeps Sue??o MLS 2012 Final
Two aspiring youth soccer players from Southern California brought home top honors during the national soccer search - by LatinoLA Contributor

Historic $3.395 Million Grant Supports Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Wells Fargo announces grant at luncheon honoring Southern California students, teachers, mentors, parents and an entire school - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ameritas College Launches in the Inland Empire
The newest school of Brandman University provides Associate and Bachelor's degree programs - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Clasificado Wins Big at the AFCP Awards & Conference
The Spanish-language publication received more than five awards including Best Presentation of Classifieds on the Internet - by LatinoLA Contributor

Call for Papers: (Re)Positioning Latin America
Questioning the cartographies of the theatricalities, Americas American Society for Theatre Research, November 1 - 4, 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

16-year-old Goalkeeper from Riverside Shows his Good Hands
Jimmy Camacho is a finalist in Sue??o MLS 2012's top goalkeeper award ÔÇô El Portero Allstate - by LatinoLA Contributor

An Authentic Yet Unexpected Take on Cinco de Mayo
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Cinco de Mayo: Latinos in California Respond to the Civil War, May 5 & 6 - by LatinoLA Contributor

5 de mayo: Un Dia de Gloria
Discovery en Espa??ol premieres its original production which explores the historical events of this epic battle, April 29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dishing on Mexican Food over a Plate of Tacos
Gustavo Arellano holds forth on an American favorite at the Autry, April 29 - by Teresa Borden

Victory! Academia Semillas del Pueblo Charter Renewed
Hard fought community victory strengthens the call for more holistic school achievement metrics - by LatinoLA Contributor

As American as July 4th -- on May 5th
UCLA's David Hayes-Bautista exposes the origins of the Cinco de Mayo Celebration at the Autry, April 22 - by Teresa Borden

Raising Awareness: How Latinos CAN Afford College
At the California Community Colleges, financial aid is available year-round; enter Fund Your Future sweepstakes! - by Assemblyman Ricardo Lara (D-South Gate)

Protest at The Ivy Over Firing of HIV Positive Employee
CBOs, supporters, and allies rallied against the unlawful discrimination at the famed Robertson Boulevard restaurant - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bakersfield Expo a Festive Show
Monrovia's Joecelyn Mendez a Top Three Finalist in Magazine's cover girl contest - by LatinoLA Contributor

Los Angeles Hispanic Youth Institute (HYI) Kick-Off
60 students from Belmont, Roosevelt, Santee, and Jordan high schools to be accepted for summer college residency - by LatinoLA Contributor

Time Warner Cable/HOPE Host Webcast on Lack of Women in Office
Free webcast to feature Latino leaders; takes place live from HOPE's 18th Annual Latina Action Day, April 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Exergamers Wellness Club" en Los Angeles
(Espa??ol) Personas mayores en Los ?üngeles manifiestan mejor condici??n f?¡sica como resultado de una alianza innovadora - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Return of Latino Loop
Film fests, Jose Feliciano, the Falklands, FARC, Good Friday y mucho, mucho m?ís - by Latino Loop

Volunteers Sought for LATINA Style Business Series
Receive complimentary pass to Universal City Hilton-based event, other benefits, for volunteering between April 10 and 11 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pampers Honors Culturally-Diverse Latino Heritage
Dedicated Tab on Pampers Latino Facebook offers parents a forum to connect on the joys of raising babies - by LatinoLA Contributor

Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day 2012
Two upcoming films, a nationwide petition, events throughout the region honor the American labor & civil rights hero - by Carlos San Miguel

President Obama, America Ferrera Honor C?®sar Ch?ívez
Leaders from across US praised for carrying on legacy of United Farm Workers co-founder - by Carlos San Miguel

Celebrating Life! Cesar Ch?ívez and the Struggle of the People
Inner City Struggle hosts a Town Hall with dialogue, music, theater and a call to continue Chav?®z's legacy, March 29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Legendary Reies Lopez Tijerina Visits L.A.
Meet the activist whose relentless struggles put the national spotlight on land rights, Mexican Cultural Institute, March 31 - by Armando Vasquez-Ramos

Voto Latino's Power Summit Coming to L.A.
Two-day event at USC will educate, engage and empower young Latinos to create positive change in their communities. - by LatinoLA Contributor

?íPor fin son independientes!
C??mo ayudar a nuestros hijos a ser independientes. en espa??ol - by Mayra Rodr?¡guez

Sue??o MLS 2012 Kicks Off
Major League Soccer searches the best undiscovered soccer talent among young fans via Allstate-sponsored program - by Betti Ortega-Roderick

Women and Social Security
If women want to ensure that their retirement years are comfortable, they need to plan early and wisely - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Get a Free Second Look: Support Disaster Relief Efforts
H&R Block in the Whittier District donates $1 to the American Red Cross for every free Second Look review - by LatinoLA Contributor

Girl Scouts are Prepared: Are You?
"Be prepared" for retirement planning by visiting SSA's online Retirement Estimator. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

La Presidenta, Possibly
Mexican presidential candidate Josefina V?ízquez Mota discusses her hopes for her nation - by Z??calo Public Square

Who is the Most Important Latino Leader in America?
A new web series, INSPIRA, highlights the lives of Latino leaders across America. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Who Knew? Latinos Most Active on Social Media
Pachanga, Pocho, HPRA, Pitbull, Perez, Pelaez y mucho m?ís on Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

The Autry Explores Latino Arts and Culture
Their Latino Arts and Culture Family Day feature family-friendly activities the second Sunday of every month - by Yadhira de Leon, The Autry

Exploring the the Surname "Rubalcaba"
From Santander to Jalisco to Los Angeles - by John P. Schmal

Commemorating the Forced Removal of Mexican Americans
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents "A Time in History: The Mexican Repatriation During the Great Depression" Feb. 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Surname "Ledesma"
From Salamanca to Guanajuato to Los Angeles - by John P. Schmal

Business Guru Educates Latino Entrepreneurs
Su Socio de Negocios breakfast networking series starts 2012 in full stride, with a room full of eager Southern Californians - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Launches "Like 4 Hope" Campaign
Donates funds to PADRES Contra El Cancer in honor of its significant contributions on behalf of the cause - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latina Entrepreneurs: Grow Your Business!
National Latina Business Women Association hosts Annual Business Management Academy, Feb 22 - Apr 4 - by Evelyn Aleman

Do a Good Deed, Win a Computer
Claremont dentist launches Good Deed Contest for youth 18 years of age and unde - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Valentine Tip From Social Security
If you happen to be a newlywed who is head over heels in love, you may not be focused on things like Social Security - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Jesus Navarro Denied A Kidney Transplant
After waiting six years, the undocumented immigrant denied medical procedure by UCSF doctors & social worker - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

El Clasificado Wins the Latino Business Award
The Spanish-language weekly publication is recognized within the $10 to 25 million annual revenue category - by LatinoLA Contributor

Film and Fun: Latin American Cinemateca Call for Volunteers
We're looking for people in the community who have an interest in film and video and a desire to make amazing events happen - by Harry Ortiz Liflan

Be a Hero: Save Her Life or the Life of Another
Join the National Bone Marrow Registry to help an amiga diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia - by Suzy Delgado

The MEXICO Report Launches Real Heroes of Mexico Project
Awards to recognize those making a difference in Mexico - by Susie Albin-Najera

February is National Heart Month!
Go Red Por Tu Coraz??n promotes heart disease awareness among Latinas in the United States - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indigenous Mexico: The 2010 Census
Significant increase in the number of Mexicans 5 years of age and older who speak indigenous languages - by John P. Schmal

Website Enables L.A. Residents to Participate In Redistricting
Site will provide community members tools to create their own maps and provide input to Redistricting Commission - by LatinoLA Contributor

Councilman Reyes Calls for Participation in Art Murals Ordinance
Community meeting to discuss and gather public input at Goodwill Industries, Jan. 5, 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Human Rights Day Observed
Local chapter of Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) and Camino Nuevo High School observed 63rd Anniversary of UDHR sign

The Search for the Maestro Positivo
TOMA LECHE accepting nominations for three unsung heroes who making a difference in their communities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Immigration: Crossing Nations
More than one million people are waiting for legal permanent status in the U.S - by Miranda Cain & Virginia Carico, WorldWideCitizens

Life on the Line
The border between one city - by Miranda Cain & Virginia Carico, WorldWideCitizens

La Emperatriz de Las Americas
Somos Unidos --"Si Se Puede" - by Guadalupe Gonzalez, contributing writer

US University Offers Exclusive Scholarships for Latino Students
Programs total $810,000 for up to 200 Scholarships - by LatinoLA Contributor

Apply Now for a Free ITIN
File early in tax season 2012 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cal State Northridge Serves Latinos
CSUN is a Hispanic Serving Institution that offers Latino students government funded programs such as the Mentor/Mentee program. - by Megan Popiel

Latinos: 53% of New U.S. Households
Falling pesos, border fences, drug tunnels and more J. Lo / Fiat controversy, all from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Scoring with Cultural Intelligence
A sneak peek at David Livermore's CQ book - by Kat Avila, Contributing Writer

When Your Education is Under Attack...
...What do you do? Fight back! Fundraiser for Tucson Unified School District's Mexican American Studies, Dec. 5 - by Rodolfo F. Acu??a

Ernie G's Raising Funds for DREAM Act Students
Empowerment comedian hosts annual night of laughs and discussion at LA Theatre Center, December 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Tips for Staying Cool When Your Teen Starts Asking to Drive
Tools for parents to help teens establish good driving habits - by LatinoLA Contributor

L'Or?®al Paris Celebrates Sixth Annual Women of Worth Award
Honoring exceptional women committed to community and volunteerism; Vote for the National Honoree through Nov. 23 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Human Rights are Immigrants Rights
Human Rights Day, December 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"I'm In" Celebration of Thanks to Parents
Free food tasting event focused on nutrition education and parent involvement - by LatinoLA Contributor

Social Security Helps the Homeless
More than half a million Americans experience homelessness on any given night. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Gil Cedillo Announces Campaign for Los Angeles City Council
A champion of the issues of working families and the immigrant community throughout his adult life - by LatinoLA Contributor

Veteran's Day in San Fernando
A community falls out to honor those responsible for the home of the brave, in the land of the free - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Let's Help Those in Need With Clothes and Food
Plaza Community Services is preparing for 1,500 families that will need clothing and food, November 19 - by Gabriel Buelna

Adelante: Digital Community and Forums
Coca-Cola's empowerment tour looks to provide Latinas the tools to succeed - by LatinoLA Contributor

Los Angeles Philharmonic Educates the Community and Its Children
Experience live classical orchestra at Walt Disney Hall's Toyota Symphonies for Youth, November 12 - by Julie Martinez

Veterans are Students, Too
Sgt. Santiago Martinez is on a mission to achieve higher education, pursue a professional career and give back to the community - by LatinoLA Contributor

La Virgen de Guadalupe Under Threat
The Latino Theater Company faces a budget shortfall for its holiday pageant play; you can help - by Jos?® Luis Valenzuela

MALDEF Honors Three Pillars of the Community
Honorees reflect Latino leadership in the arts, philanthropy, civil rights, healthcare and LGBT communities - by LatinoLA Contributor

Methodology Measures Hate Speech on Talk Radio
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) partners with the National Hispanic Media Coalition - by LatinoLA Contributor

Space Shuttle Endeavour Title Transfer at the CA Science Center
NASA will share the orbiter to help inspire a new generation of explorers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Revisiting Santa Ana's Noche de Altares
It's all about community - by Kat Avila

Meet Carlos Mencia, Cheech Marin and Tony Plana
Join them at Celebrity Golf Tourney and Comedy Concert to Benefit at Risk Youth, November 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Who Likes Obama? Latino Americanos
Earthquakes, war crimes, drug cartels, kick backs, computer hacking, murder ... and Sofia Vergara y m?ís via Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Centro Latino for Literacy Receives $200,000 Grant from BofA
Bank of America recognizes Centro Latino's 21-year history of strengthening Southern California's Latino community - by Richard Koffler

Can You Assist Veterans?
Rose Hills seeking organizations to participate in Veterans Resource Fair, March 24, 2012 - by Phyllis Grabot

Latino Construction Pros Get Help
El Tour M??vil Behrpro 2011 presented them with products and solutions to help them grow and improve their businesses - by Natalia Herrera

Innovative Non-Profit Gumball Foundation Wins $10,000
A twenty-something Latino teaches young Latinos y Latinas how to be entrepreneurial and earn money to pay for college - by Richard Koffler

Dia de los Muertos the Way They Do It Back Home
Vivan los Muertos is at the Autry Saturday, Oct. 29 - by Teresa Borden

Chocolate Milk: The Treat of Choice This Halloween
Nine essential nutrients in one tasty treat - by LatinoLA Contributor

Help Support National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Get involved to help keep all kids lead safe this week and the next and the next - by LatinoLA Contributor

Michael Heralda: Passing on a Native Philosophy Through Stories
The storyteller and a philosopher performs at the Autry's Vivan los Muertos Saturday, October 29 - by Teresa Borden

Call for Interviews with Successful Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Collecting stories for my forthcoming book, Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Pursuit of the American Dream - by Joe Kutchera

Murals Belong to the People, Not City Hall
Council File 08-0515 regulates art content in murals; your voice need to be heard, October 19 - by Community Members of the "Other" Los Angeles

The Immigrant Parent at Parent-Teacher Conferences
Preparation is not a bad idea - by Kat Avila

BMI Foundation Launches peermusic Latin Scholarship
Dream Act, Educational Excellence, My Fabulous Quince, Morning Edition y mucha m?ís from Latino Loop

Latino Pride in Pasadena
13th Annual Latino Heritage Parade and Jamaica celebrates the Golden Era of Mexican cinema, October 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Seeking 1940s "Zoot Suiters" for Documentary Interview
Intern for WETA documentary seeks subject for interview about L.A. Zoot Suit Riots

Celebrating Education: It Starts in the Home
Let us be grateful for parents, teachers who inspire their students and community organizations that give out scholarships - by Kat Avila

Latinos Boost White Population in U.S.
So stunned, El Editor can't think of a funny, snarky or otherwise interesting subhed for this info from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

Stop The Drivers' License Checkpoints!
Community meeting and training on how to monitor drivers license checkpoints, October 8

George Sanchez: Disentangling Mexican-American Identity
The USC professor, talks about his book at the Autry on Sunday, October 9. - by Teresa Borden

American Heart Association Offers Scholarships to Latinas
Go Red Por Tu Coraz??n and Macy's join forces to drive diversity in medicine

Impounded Car? Free Legal Help
Has your car been impounded for 30 days because you don't have a driver's license? - by LatinoLA Contributor

Day of Discovery with PMCA & JPL
A full day of programs featuring speakers from Jet Propulsion Laboratory and art activities for families, Oct. 16

Manos Amigas Celebrates Newly Literate Latinos
Centro Latino for Literacy honors newly literate Latino adults and those who support their learning - by Richard Koffler

Lead Free Kids Works to Prevent Lead Poisoning
National prevention campaign mobilizes online community with new website and PSAs in English and Spanish - by LatinoLA Contributor

Norwalk/Whittier: Where the Moose Roam
Moose Lodge Family Center a fun, easy-to-afford place to socialize, dine and get involved with the community - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Call to Action: To Arts and Culture Community
Attend the Board of Supervisors Public Hearing on L.A. County Redistricting, Sept. 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Manu Chao in Arizona
Comunidad, internacional, marketing and media news from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

1500+ Anheuser-Busch Employees to Promote Alcohol Responsibility
Employees in Los Angeles to leave offices Friday, Sep. 23 in effort to promote the use of designated drivers - by Michael Delgado

A Community Response to a Hate Crime Killing
Documentary "Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness" debuts Wednesday, September 21 at 10:00 PM PT on PBS - by Rosalia Tenorio

Today in LatinoLA - September 19, 2011
A roundup of items received by LatinoLA throughout the day - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

The Day the Towers Fell and Today
September 11, 2001/September 11, 2011 - by Guadalupe Gonzalez

Want To Retire In 2012? Apply Now for Social Security Benefits!
Plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January of 2012? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Republican Debate: What Did They Say?
"How Tall the Wall" ... "What Do You Do with the Other Millions?" and other practiced rhetoric - by Guadalupe Gonzalez

HSF to Recognize and Honor Southern California Leaders
Event seeks to elevate the importance of higher education in the Latino community, September 13 - by Roxanne Romero

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Payless
For the fourth consecutive year, Payless ShoeSource partners with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Shaving Heads for Hugo Chavez
Sharks, sandwiches, Slim and Saks, Erick Estrada, South Americans y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop - by LatinoLA Contributor

Defending Against Identity Theft and Digital Crimes
Checked your credit reports lately? - by Kat Avila

100 Disability Conditions Fast-Tracked
Compassionate allowances for Social Security disability benefits - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Orange County Gets New Latino Blog
Orange County Register editors launch OC Latino Link. - by Theresa Cisneros

Top 15 Cities to Live In for Young Latino Americans
Affordability, employment, weather: Mun2 ranks them for you - by LatinoLA Contributor

Photos Wanted of Daily Life in East / Downtown L.A.
Filmmakers for PBS documentary on the life of Ruben Salazar seek images of daily life in the 60s and 70s - by LatinoLA Contributor

Time Warner Cable and Best Buy Offer $100 Back to School Rebate
Collaboration helps parents fund children's their Back to School technology needs with program that ends September 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Back-To-School Checklist: Supplies, Clothes, Social Security
For information about student benefits, visit - by Mario Valdez Juarez

?íExperience the Guelaguetza!
Join a memorable event of indigenous people whose roots trace back thousands of years, August 21 - by Gabriel Martinez

Celebrating Mexican Tradition and Culture
Fourth Annual COFEM Conference & Expo, with special performances by La Costado band, Plaza Olvera, August 13-14 - by LatinoLA Sources

Join the East Los Angeles College Latin Jazz Band!
Music through education with Professor Jesus "Chuy" Martinez - by Steven Pasillas

Spanish Is Our Second Language website features more than 100 Spanish public information pamphlets, leaflets and fact sheet. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Latino Cowboys to Perform at NFL game, August 20
The half-time extravaganza in S.F. will feature four Charro ropers including whip-master James Barrera. - by Adrian Perez

If it's Not .gov, it's Not Social Security
Don't be tricked into paying a fee for a service that's free - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Median Household Wealth Among Latinos Fell 66%
But Latinos bought more movie tickets...all this and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Rock N Roll Half Marathon
My name is Victoria Strauss and on October 30, 2011 I will be the youngest runner in the 2011 - by Victoria Frances Strauss

CBS2 to air "Earthquake: Are You Ready?"
Are you ready for the next one? Eye on Our Community special with Laura Diaz, July 24

Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spark on Both Sides of the Border
Expo Mexico Emprende comes to Los Angeles seeking to capitalize remittances - by LatinoLA Contributor

Social Innovation Fast Pitch Competition Accepting Applications
Social entrepreneurs compete for over $100,000 in grants

The Mexican American Boom: Births Overtake Immigration
According to the Pew Hispanic Center, births have surpassed immigration as the main driver of the dynamic growth in the U.S. - by Richard Koffler

Centro Latino for Literacy's 20 for 20 Campaign
Centro Latino for Literacy just turned 20 years young. Help celebrate by sharing your story about literacy and a $20 gift.

Reyes and Barsoum-Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in California
Well-prepared for anything and without a doubt handled our case with extreme confidence and professionalism. - by LatinoLA Sources

This July 4th, Explore a New Frontier
If you've used Social Security's website, then you know that cyberspace is no longer a strange, uncharted territory. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Teaching Your Kids How to Save
Developing a healthy relationship with money at an early age may serve kids well throughout their lives - by Claudia Leon

Clinic's South LA Flagship Readies To Meet New Needs
Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic closes first phase of capital improvements campaign

Journalist Reveals His Undocumented Status
Media moves and awards, America getting married, Eve Mendes sings, Zoe Salda??a judges, y m?ís from Latino Loop - by Latino Loop

?íLucha y Viva! DiMEX
Clothing company born into a world of beauty, finds success in Pomona and around the online world - by Christian Vidaurrazaga

Players in the Park/Jugamos en el parque
Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) free Summer Shakespeare Festival in Griffith Park - by Angelita Moraga

Los Angeles Area Schools Honored For Fighting Childhood Obesity
President Clinton awards schools for increasing healthy eating and physical activity

Pampers Honoring New Dads
Celebrations focus on all of the things that delight dads: entertainment, grilling out and bonding time with baby - by LatinoLA Sources

Acento Advertising is Selected as Agency for Health Net
Hispanic ad shop to handle general market and Hispanic rollout - by Jacqueline Hauser

Grupo Gallegos Honored at 43rd Annual N. American Effie Awards
Agency recognized for work with California Milk Processor Board and the Ad Council for Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Latino Workers Concerned About Income Loss
Tips to help individuals protect their income due to disabiity

A Handsome Gift for Dad
People all over the country are helping their dads save nearly $4,000 a year on the cost of prescription drugs - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Education USA: Latinos to Lead the Way
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics help improve academic excellence and opportunities - by LatinoLA Sources

Most Popular Baby Names List for 2010
Isabella and Jacob Reign Supreme. Elvis has left the building, quicker than eating a fried peanut butter and banana sandwich! - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Radio Station Exito 93.9 FM Honors Troops For Memorial Day
Elected officials and celebrities join KXOS to honor Latinos' contributions to America

You Can Rely On Electronic Payments
Persons applying for Social Security benefits on or after May 1, 2011, must receive payments electronically! - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Goya Foods Honored by City of Los Angeles
75th anniversary celebration fighting hunger by donating one million pounds of food - by Oralia Michel

Carmen Jara Celebrated Mother's Day at Fresh & Easy
Los Angeles mothers enjoyed a perfect afternoon of pampering and fun

George Takei and Patty Duke Boldly Go to Social Security Website
Are you ready to set course for retirement? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

First Time Remittance Rebate
In recognition of Mother's and Father's Day, Wells Fargo is providing rebates on 1st time transaction fees

Buckle Up for Life - Abr??chate a la Vida
Toyota's car seat safety program, in partnership with Children's Hospital Los Angeles, strives to save lives - by Susie Albin- Najera

"The New Latina's Bible" Gives Latinas a Voice
Award-winning journalist Sandra Guzman will be in Los Angeles in support of her new book "The New Latina's Bible"

NAPA Pura Calidad Mobil Tour Arrives to L.A.
Promotions and games crafted for the enjoyment of the entire familia

Donate Via Text to Help Tornado Victims
Verizon Wireless encourages support through mobile giving

A Valuable Gift for Your Mom
Get extra help with Medicare prescription drug costs - by Mario Valdez Juarez

6.6 Million Latino Voters in 2010 Elections
The beautiful people: Alejandra Guzman, Enrique Iglesias, Kate del Castillo, Sofia Vergara and mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Semillas Students Performing Far Above Average
Elementary/middle school performs "far above" their predicted growth in math and English

Latinos Admire Firefighters
Duracell Survey shows half of Latinos believe that 25% of U.S. firefighters are volunteers, when in fact, it's 75%

California Schools Raise Nearly $1 Million with Fresh & Easy
Eagle Rock Elementary is Shop for Schools' top fundraising school in Los Angeles County

Hispanic Public Relations Association-L.A. Scholarship Program
California students majoring in public relations, journalism, advertising, marketing or communications encouraged to apply - by Anai Ibarra

Can't File on Time? Not Sure It's Right?
Don't settle for less ÔÇô H&R Block offers free tax extension filing - by Roxanne Romero

CicLAvia Rides Again in L.A.
Free event to promote open public space, public health, alternative transportation and the connection of diverse communities, Ap

Happy Cesar Chavez Day 2011 - Sign the National Holiday Petition
March 31, 2011 marks the 11th Annual California state holiday in honor of the labor and civil rights hero - by Carlos San Miguel

Latino High School Students Experience Urban Planning
By visiting and learning about L.A.'s diverse communities they realize they're part of a great city - by James Rojas

L.A.'s Small Business Owners Optimistic
Union Bank's annual survey shows an improved outlook on profits, hiring and capital expenditures in 2011

What Women Should Know About Social Security
Women need to know what the program means to them in their particular circumstances - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Mexican Couple Awarded 5th Annual Humanitarian Award
Long-time supporters for a variety of causes, including charities that help children and adults living with HIV/AIDS

"Water Writes" Launches in Los Angeles
Collaborative mural unveiled at Waiting for Superman-featured KIPP LA Prep (KIPP Academy) on March 19 at 1 pm - by Haily Zaki

Civil Rights and Go-Go Boots
Community forum explores the Chicano Movement, East L.A. and L.A. pop culture of the late 60s, April 13

United Airlines- ?íAdelante! Video Contest for Latino Students
Latino college Students can win airline tickets to visit Latin America In ?íAdelante! Education Fund contest

GOYA Donates One Million Pounds of Food
A partnership with United Way to fight against hunger; donation is the largest ever made by a food company in a single day

Supporting Family in Mexico Yields U.S. Tax Savings
Food, lodging and medical expenses for dependents may equal tax breaks - by Roxanne Romero

Honoring East L.A. Baseball Icon Manuel "Shorty" Perez
Baseball Reliquary, Latino Baseball History Project and a virtual "who's, who" of baseball talent come to East LA

Latino Leaders Reception in Long Beach, March 10
Proceeds benefit Jenny Oropeza Memorial Scholarship for first-generation college students / leaders in their communities

SEMILLAS Community Schools Kick Off Student Recruitment Campaign
School features strong college-prep curriculum, instruction in four languages, culture exchange trips to China, Aztec Dance

Arizona's Second Grand Canyon
The state that proudly claims the Grand Canyon is now the place where the gap between Latino and mainstream cultures is widest - by Raul Ramos y Sanchez

Taking Back the Classroom
CBS2 to air special on LAUSD on Eye on Our Community on school reform this Sunday, March 6th at 6:30pm

Video Blog Series on U.S. Latino Market Debuts
Newlink Conversations features experts on controversial, informative topics and trends

Electronic Payments Are A Must
For years, Social Security has stressed the convenience, security, and safety of getting benefit payments electronically - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Free Second Look Reviews Help Taxpayers Recover Missed Money
"It's their moneywe're just bringing it home." - Howard Small, Los Angeles, H&R Block Tax Professiona - by Roxanne Romero

PADRES Charity Run/Walk Raises More Than $80,000
Eva Longoria and Beto Cuevas kick-off 5K alongside celebrity friends In support of PADRES' life-saving mission

Que Llueva Cafe Scholarship for Undocumented Students
Chicano Organizing & Research in Education (CORE) helps students continue on their academic path; deadline February 25

HACER: Hispanic Scholarships Application Deadline March 11, 2011
Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Southern California awards $80,000 in college scholarships to Latino high school seniors

Medal of Freedom Winner: OC's Sylvia Mendez
For anyone interested in the civil-rights movement generally, Mendez's story is an interesting one. - by Ashby Jones, WSJ

Questions and Answers on Social Security for February 2011
Can I get an estimate of my retirement benefits in Spanish? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Satin Sheets for Valentines Day
At Anna's Linens

Latinos con Coraz??n present: Estilo con Causa II
A high fashion runway show that will feature the special appearance of Latino celebrities, February 5 at downtown L.A.'s Ci

Latinas: Have You Been Mentored?
Graduate student seeking Latinas in school mentoring program before going on to graduate from a 4 year college/university - by Karin Davalos

Make Your 2011 Traffic Safety Resolutions
Drive safer and smarter in 2011

Latino Link Author Joins Acento to Lead Interactive
Acento welcomes Joe Kutchera: author, speaker, and expert in Social Media - by Leon Bedolla

Getting your Social Security Income Verification is Easy!
Get your benefit verification by online - by Mario Valdez Juarez

American Airlines Increasing Flights from LAX
Time to get a head start on your spring time travel planning - by Anthony Montoya

H&R Block Tax Bus Takes to the Streets of Los Angeles
Fully functional tax office on wheels center of community outreach - by Roxanne Romero

Drug-sniffing Dogs Offered to Parents
Confidential service provides a search of a child's room,car, or any area the parents want searched

Claim Those Tax Deductions: Social Security Numbers for Children
The due date for your 2010 Federal income tax returns is Monday, April 18, 2011. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Using a Pro for Tax Prep
Is it right for you? - by Roxanne Romero

A Monument Stands in East L.A.
"Morin Memorial Square": How redevelopment plans created a schism in East Los Angeles - by Eddie Morin

Latino Political Representation in State Legislatures
Looking back and forward: 1950-2011 - by John P. Schmal

Life in Echo Park
for all the homies - by Lil' Ray

Poor Latinos
Jenni Rivera's son, Robert Rodriguez's "Machete", Chino y Nacho's "Mi ni??a bonita", Jose Fel

Latino Representation in Congress
Looking back and looking forward - 1960-2011 - by John P. Schmal

Healthy, Wealthy, Wise Actions to Decrease 2010 Tax Bill
Taxpayers can't afford to ignore opportunities to save on their tax bill and make positive changes before Jan. 1 - by Roxanne Romero

DREAM Act Vote on Saturday, December 18
NCLR urges people to call their U.S. senators - by Laura Vazquez

Race Relations: Where Are We Now?
A special CBS2 "Eye on Our Community" looks at the changing demographics of South Los Angeles, Dec. 19

Airwalk and Payless ShoeSource launch The Good Shoe Project
Shoppers Buy-One-Give-One to a child in need; buy the Airwalk Hope Shoe, Payless gives a pair of through World Vision

Social Security's Online Retirement Estimator in Spanish
Legendary TV host Don Francisco says using the Estimator is "So Easy!" - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Free W-2 Early Access: File Sooner, Get Refunds Faster
H&R Block's free W-2 Early Access service helps taxpayers file sooner and get their refunds up to three weeks earlier - by Roxanne Romero

Dispatch From Cancun
Suicides in Cancun are altering the image of the once storied home of the Mayas; the view of life is being altered as well - by Roberto Lovato

Bud and Chente Contribute to Latino Scholars
'King of Beers' and 'King of Rancheras' Vicente Fernandez unite with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund to donate

Free MashUp Downloads Brought to You by Heineken Mezclasonic DJs
Mexican Institute of Sound, D'marquesina and Nacotheque bring exclusive Latino mashup tracks

2010 ANTI-MALL hosted by El Puente...Hacia La Esperanza
Putting People B4 Profit, recycling your money, and being a conscious consumer, Dec. 18

LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS Continues 20th Anniversary Celebration
Agency partners with Para Los Ni??os & Center Theatre Group to send at-risk families to Circus INcognitus - by Bruno Guerra

Yvonne, Wife of Tower of Power Co-founder, Needs Help
Yvonne Depatis-Kupka is on the California liver transplant list, seriously ill and urgently in need of this surgery - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

NBA Los Angeles Teams' Games Narrated in Spanish
Time Warner Cable offering nearly 40 NBA games in Spanish to customers in Los Angeles - by Leon Bedolla

Job Posting: Spanish-language Editor/Writer
Metro seek part time editor/writer for new transportation blog in Spanish. - by Jose Ubaldo

Who's THE Latino Leader? Apparently, No One Knows
Latin Grammys, Miss Puerto Rico, Jenny River, Treinta??eras y much m?ís from Latino Loop

Democrats Favored by 64% of Latino Voters
Bakery sale, shark attack, Ricky Martin, marathon miner, Nacional Records Road Trip y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress
Library of Congress Initiative to include a robust Latino veterans component to the Veterans History Project - by Barbara Salazar Torreon

Library Archive Pays Homage to ELA History & Chicano Studies
Gloria Arellanes to keynote East Los Angeles Archive reception at Cal State L.A., Nov. 18 - by CSULA Public Affairs

Social Security Serves Veterans
The HEART Act changes the way we treat some cash payments to members of the uniformed services and veterans - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Curanderismo: An Old Message for a New World
The body naturally heals itself, but it may need help in energizing itself through elements from the inside - by Teresa Dovalpage

Brazil's First Female President
Parrots seized in Colombia, King Maradona gets a shoe, Christina signs off her signature show, Hugo Chavez tweets and mucho m?ís

Are You One of America's Safest Drivers?
Allstate's best drivers report ranks the top 200 cities

Grants for Small Business Owners
The Verizon Wireless Latino Small Business Owner Contest - by Nadean Hernandez

We Live Longer
Christina Saralegui, Fernando Valenzuela, Eva Longoria Parker y Aldo Quevedo y mucho m?ís from Latino Loop

Las Fotos Project Empowers Latina Teens Through Photography
Las Fotos Project and The Muskoka Foundation Join Forces to Empower Latina Orphans in Guanajuato, Mexico - by Eric V. Ibarra

Sabor de Albertsons Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Students
Three So Cal Hispanic Students are the winners for their passion to cook Hispanic Cuisine - by Mariana Marron

Why Social Security is Important to You
Do you know someone who needs help with prescription costs? You can help someone apply for Extra Help online - by Mario Valdez Juarez

East Los Angele Public Soccer Field Revitalized
Time Warner Cable partners with Fox, L.A. Galaxy and U.S. Soccer Federation partner to improve soccer field at Lou Costello Recr - by Leon Bedolla

Under the Law No Social Security COLA for 2011
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 58 million Americans will not automatically increa - by Mario Valdez Juarez

One Love Foundation Hosts Premios Libertad at Circus Disco
Artists Carmen Jara, Sheyla Tadeo, Ines Gaviria, Erika Vidrio, Jaiko, Marilyn Fernandez and Fedro perform in support of Latino L

Union Bank and KCET Honored "Local Heroes 2010"
Lalo Alcaraz, Sal Castro, Alex Nogales and Ozomatli

Health Care Law ÔÇô What's in it for Small Businesses?
What the new health care reform law is doing to help this critical sector of California's economy

Chicano Bikers for the Community
San Fernando Valley's Our Gang Motorcycle Club comes out for kids and veterans, October 10 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Omni Awards Honors Actors, Young Talent
Lou Gossett Jr., Tony Plana and opera baritone Davies recognized, youth talent showcased

Edward James Olmos Builds a Legacy in South L.A.
Skyline Affair: All Peoples Community Center Annual Auction and Awards Benefit, October 7

Latin in LA TV Launches as Bicultural Video Blog
Keeping a pulse on everything Latin ÔÇô from restaurants, to events, to artists, and community leaders

Nearly Half of U.S. Latinos Do Not Have Life Insurance
In salute to Life Insurance Awareness Month, Guardian aims to increase awareness of the importance of life insurance - by Roxanne Romero

Truth in Immigration Concert: Los Tigres del Norte/Los Lobos
MALDEF partners with world-renowned artists to bring a message of humanity and hope through music, September 28

NFL Launches a New Spanish Language Site
NFL, along with Univision, announce the launch of their new Spanish language - by Alex Fitch

Share Your Latino Pride Online wants you to engage and celebrate Hispanic Americans across the country

Somos muchos LATINOS. Somos muchos TOYOTA
Toyota program provides Latinos a way to express their culture on their cars

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes to Open April 2011
The nation's premier center of Mexican American culture and arts to be housed near Los Angeles' Birthplace,

Support for a Latino Leader in the Arizona Struggle
Fundraiser for Congressman Raul Grijalva on September 18, 2010 at the Alexandria Hotel

LA Harbor College to Host Student Hispanic Heritage Month
Latina leadership group to coordinate Hispanic Heritage Month activities from September 15 to October 15

August 29, 1970 A Day To Be Remembered
In opposing a major national policy like the war, Chicanos committed themselves to prioritizing social justice nationally - by Rosalio Munoz

Social Security Questions and Answers for September 2010
Do you know who received the first social security check? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Music Speaks to Truth in Immigration
MALDEF's benefit concert featuring Los Tigres del Norte and Los Lobos, September 28 at the Gibson Amphitheatre

LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Multicultural communications agency celebrates 20th anniversary with year-long community service projects - by Roxanne Romero

Evoking Memories of Movement's 'Silenced Voice'
Former activists recall influence of bilingual reporter Ruben Salazar, slain on August 29, 1970 - by Gloria Angelina Castillo, Eastern Group Publications

Siqueiros: A Muralist's Long Reach
The second artist panel discussion of David Alfaro Siqueiros - by Tessie Borden, Autry National Center

Forty Years Later, Grape Boycott Still a Huge Accomplishment
?íSi, Se Puede! - by Alvaro Huerta

Engaging in Issues, Celebrating Our Culture
Thousands turn out to COFEM events at Plaza Olvera to learn more about issues important to immigrants and celebrate Mexican cult

Placita Olvera: The Next Generation
A burgeoning place for new business owners and a population loyal - by Kristopher Fortin - Caf?® Media

4th Annual Strike Out ALS Benefit Invites Community to Play Ball
Local TV personalities CHP Officer Ricardo Quintero & KTLA's Elizabeth Espinosa to host Northeast LA Softball/Baseball - by Brenda Herrera

Latin American Parade & Festival Returns to Long Beach
Live music, dancing, children's activities and delcious Latin American cuisine expected to draw up to 7,500, September 25 - by Steve Sheldon

Award-winning Opera Singer Free Vocal Camp
John Davies Casting Calls Talented Teen Singers to End the Summer on a High Note and Learn to Sing their Best from the Best!

10 Mountains, 10 Years
Regular people uniting for a cause - by Edie J. Adler

Social Security Celebrates 75 Years of Public Service
Share your personal stories and reflections about how Social Security has touched your lives - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Braille Institute Unveils Report on Effects of Vision Loss in LA
At Braille Institute hundreds of Latinos receive free low vision evaluations and learn how to live successfully with vision loss

Blogging Goes to Print in Downtown Los Angeles with blogdowntown
"Online or in print, we have one mission: connecting and informing our community" - Eric Richardson, Founder and Pub - by Michael Shane

Staples National Back-to-School Survey
Staples conducted an internet survey with BlogHer Research among moms about their upcoming back-to-school shopping habits - by Fabiola Brenes

The State of Yucat?ín
An appreciation of an indigenous population - by John P. Schmal

Request a Social Security Administration Speaker for Your Event
As the nation's most successful domestic program, Social Security is something worth learning more about - by Mario Valdez Juarez

State Farm and Local Boys & Girls Club Kids Go to Bat!
Hall-of-famer Cal Ripken, Jr. and USA Softball Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch shared hitting tips with youth

Zacatecas: A Century of Political Conflict
The Zacatecas of the present day offers a view into the past for the average tourist - by John P. Schmal

The Verizon My Fabulous 15 Campaign Returns
Verizon to give lucky winner a Quincea??era party including a live performance by Jay Sean

Goals Soccer Center Debuts First Facility of its Kind in the US
Complex includes 11 fields, a pavilion with full-service restaurant, locker rooms and more at South Gate Park

Hispanic Contributions to America's Military
A commemoration for July 4th - by John P. Schmal

Mexican Soccer star Ram??n Ram?¡rez and VW Help Drive Soccer Fan
VW drives Soccer Fever by giving fans a chance to be featured in national TV spot; Win a Mexico soccer jersey! - by Susie Albin-Najera

No Doubts for These Soccer Players
Chivas USA players Mariano Trujillo and Michael Lahoud took an HIV test during the World Cup and National HIV Testing Week - by Keith Malone

Social Security is an Open Book
President Obama calls for greater transparency in government. In response, Social Security releases its Open Government plan - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Writer Creates Blog to Promote Positive Image of Mexico
The MEXICO Report, by Susie Albin-Najera, celebrates first year anniversary - by Joelle Bryson

Hola Tu You.
Viva Greetings: Not quite English, not quite Spanish

Social Security Questions and Answers for June 2010
Did you know that there are more than one billion possible combinations of the 9-digit Social Security number? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Libreria Martinez: Promoting Literacy in the Community
Landmark bookstore and cultural center opens in new Santa Ana location - by Maria Reyna

CA Nurses Association to Air Whitman's Anti-Immigrant Ad
Nurses inform Latino community about Meg Whitman's anti-immigrant posture and her campaign head ex-Governor Pete Wilson - by Anai Ibarra

Turmoil, Conflict and Foreign Intervention
Mexico's journey through the 19th Century - by John P. Schmal

Find The Most Popular Baby Names in California
Isabella reigns as new queen of baby names - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Ninety Children in Tijuana Orphanage Treated to New Shoes
Significant humanitarian effort made by Corazon de Vida board member - by Susie Albin-Najera

Participants Needed for Menopause Research Study
Women's experience with discontinuing menopause hormone therapy

Win a Trip to Disney's World of Color from Verizon
Grand prize package valued over $4,000

Juarol: A Tasty Idea in Social Networking
A delicious brown spot on the online tortilla of the Internet - by Frank Solis

Latino Dropouts Not Getting GED's
A woman president, Cypress Hill disses Arizona, World Cup flip-flops, Phoenix Sol y mas from Latino Loop

L.A. First California City to Reward Residents for Recycling
City of Los Angeles partnered with RecycleBank?«, an incentive program that rewards households for blue bin recycling - by Luis Alberto Salguero

This Father's Day, Teach an Old Dad New Tricks
When you're spending time with Dad this weekend, ask him if he can use some help paying for his prescription drugs - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Coca is Not Cocaine / Coca no es cocaina
Chewing coca in an indigenous ceremony with tax collectors in Bolivia - by Lynette Yetter

1 de Mayo/May Day Marches
Stop the ICE Raids Now, Full Legalization for All, No Guest Worker Programs, Workers Rights to Organize!

Noriega Jailed in France
Hugo Chavez, facial transplant, Earth Day in Mexico, more sex, Arizona law and much more via Latino Loop

Nuestra Tierra Conference at Olvera Street, 4.24
Music, dance, ceremony, performance workshops, dance classes and a dessert fundraiser to benefit the birthplace of L.A.

14th Annual Radio Aztlan Music Festival 2010
KUCR 88.3 FM and the Chicano Student Programs presented Life Time Achievement Award to Malo - by Steven Chavez

Observing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week
American Cancer Society raises awareness of the incidence of cancer in the Latino community - by Delia Lopez

Cesar Chavez: Eliminated from Textbooks?
Local college students fight to keep Chavez and other Latinos in social studies books. - by Wendy Solorio

54-55 million U.S. Latinos in 2010
Crime, Smurfs, dog bite, more crime, Jaime Escalante, violence and more from Latino Loop

Estrellas por la Vida, April 6
Beringer Vineyards joins the fight against childhood cancer as sponsor of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraiser

Ricky Martin Fighting Homophobia?
Ricky Martin's coming out gives non-gay individuals an opportunity to reevaluate their prejudice against LGBT people - by Jorge Amaro

Mistakes, Mix-ups Equal Tax Filing Messes
Common errors can delay refunds - by Veronica Potes

Cesar Chavez Day Celebration in Inglewood
The 9th Annual Cesar Chavez Day Unity March, Recognition Ceremony & Celebration was held on March 20, 2010 at Darby Park - by Ricky Ricardo

Golden Gate Theatre needs your help!!
Please attend this very important public hearing to stop a CVS with a liquor license to occupy the historic Golden Gate Theater

Millions Raised for Chile Earthquake Relief
News from Argentina, Mexico City, Bolivia, Haiti and Jersey Shore, from Latino Loop

Home Depot Partners With El Tri To Give Back To Local Latinos
One of Mexico's most revered athletes Luis "El Matador" Hernandez works alongside The Home Depot in Los Angeles - by Lares NYC

How to Help the People of Chile
My heart breaks for my dear country but I know now we need to move forward and help - by Judy Hernandez

Celebrate Aztec New Year all Month Long with Xokolatl Cafe
Highlights include an tianguis featuring over 20 local artisan vendors, spoken word performances, Film and Forum, an Aztec theme

My Tio Gregorio
Or what we find surfing - by pedro montero

Relay for Life of Paramount Recognized
A City Council proclamation presented to volunteers to recognize their hard work for June 12-13 event - by Wendy Solorio

My Nifty Binder
You could find anything at "Los Cinco Puntos" Market! - by Yolanda Ochoa Oglesby

Chicano Anti-War Movement Lives On
The Chicano anti-war movement is not dead and those of us... who are carrying on this legacy, have a great responsibility - by Gloria A Castillo via Rosalio Munoz

Verizon Wireless Makes Calls to Chile ... Free
Wireless company reacts quickly to Chilean earthquake; enables mobile donations to Habitat for Humanity and World Vision

Life Changes Equal Tax Savings
H&R Block explains how to take advantage of new credits, deductions - by Veronica Potes

Save the Golden Gate Theatre Update
Next public hearing is on Wednesday Mar. 10, 2010 - by Mothers of East Los Angeles

Why Commemorate the February 28, 1970 Chicano Moratorium
On February 28, 1970, 5,000 Chicanos marched through East LA to mobilize against the Vietnam War - by Rosalio Munoz

19th Annual HOPE Latina History Day Conference
You won't want to miss the full line-up of speakers and workshops designed to inspire and empower the best in all of us!

LA Artists Join Forces for Pepsi Refresh Research Grant
LA Artists making grassroots changes in Los Angeles neighborhoods seek your support

Free Educational Course About Mental Illness for Families
The National Association on Mental Illness sponsoring12-week Familia Education Program, March 3 - by Jonee B. Shady

Wanted: Successful Latino Business Owners and Community Leaders
NLBWA-LA is currently seeking nominations for deserving Latinas for their 2010 "Honoring Latinas in Business Awards"

Save the Golden Gate Theatre!!!!
East LA's only registered historical landmark is threatened into a converted CVS pharmacy; Attend the hearing, Feb. 17

Give a Day, Get a Day
Disney Parques volunteers help Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim - by Wendy Solorio

Capturing Latino Stories, Telling Stories of Our Nation
The lives of hundreds of Latinos is Southern California get illustrated through recorded interviews via Story Corps Historias - by Wendy Solorio

1970 Coming of Age for Mexican American/Chican@ Boomers
2010 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most significant events of the Chicano movement: the Chicano Moratorium - by Rosalio Munoz

A New Twist in Medicare Law
Chubby Checker teams up to tell about an easier way for people with Medicare to qualify for prescription drug cost help - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Can't Read Because of Visual Impairment? Listen to Podcasts
Free information podcasts available from AIRS-LA, an Internet-based service, in English and Spanish - by Anita Rodriguez-Lambert

Join the DREAM Act Solidarity Walk
An 18-mile walk to advocate for the passage for immigration reform and the urgency of the federal DREAM Act, Feb. 27 - by Erick Huerto

Jobless Taxpayers May Be Missing Key Tax Breaks
Survey shows 73% are unaware of taxable unemployment benefits - by Veronica Potes

Valentine's Day Ideas: Freedom, Strength, Love
Surprise your querida or querido with a cute and inspirational shirt from Palomaya!

Minority Students: Apply Now for LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships will be given to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in advertising, marketing or public relations - by Ericka Avila

Love in a Cemetery Presents: The Fruits of War
Learn more about the background and life of Alex Sanchez, Homies Unidos director and his case, February 4 at 18th Street Gallery

H&R Block Helps You Account for Donations to Haiti Relief
New law allows recent contributions deductible on 2009 return - by Veronica Potes

Nike(RED): Lace Up and Save Lives
World's top footballers team up with Kobe Bryant and Maria Sharapova to ight HIV/ AIDS via a new short movie

Mexico: Confrontation Between Church and State
The beginning and the end of the Cristero Rebellion - by John P. Schmal

Weight Loss Resolution
Quick fix or new lifestyle?

Grants Available to Health Nonprofit Leaders
The California Wellness Foundation gives community leaders time off via their Annual Sabbatical Program Award

Tax Refunds in an 'Instant' in Reseda
New tax preparation store offers fast, professional tax services in Reseda - by Mario Valverde

Why Hire an Attorney?
Get affordable legals services via a paralegal or LDA for up to 50% less - by Michael J. Rojas Jr. - Certified Paralegal At Law - LDA

Baby Abuelita Preserves Latino Tradition
Multicultural series of dolls, DVDs, books and more ensure Latino traditions and culture are passed down to younger generations - by Lauren Busch Singer

H&R Block Hosts a Free Spanish-Language Forum
Preparing Los Angeles and Orange County for the upcoming tax season - by Steven Bram

Lung Association Says It's Time to Raise The Grade
American Lung Association in California Grades More than 400 of the State's Cities and Counties - by Anai Ibarra

Can a Rival School District Do a Better Job with Garfield High?
Montebello Unified says it has the skills to raise the performance of Latino and Spanish-speaking students - by Jesus Sanchez

Rick's List to Debut on CNN
Volcanoes, fights, crashes, mudslides and other disasters from Latino Loop

Sprint Kicks-Off The New Year Into `Overdrive'
The nation's first 3G/4G mobile hotspot - by Lares NYC

A New Year's Resolution to Keep
As we enter 2010, visiting a Social Security office to apply for benefits is no longer necessary. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Prepare Your Taxes Early!
90 million taxpayers can access W-2s and prepare taxes early with H&R Block's new service that can cut wait time - by Veronica Potes

Watching the Yaquis from Los Angeles (1894-1937)
Enduring resistance in the face of extermination - by John P. Schmal

Did You Have the Last Baby of the Year?
Last baby of the year delivers $3,650 tax break - by Veronica Potes

Baby Steps for New Parents with Tax Questions
Claiming eligible credits helps families reduce tax bills - by Roxanne Romero

Questions and Answers About Social Security for 2010
For frequently asked questions about social security benefits visit our website - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Southern California: Native Roots
The role of Native Americans in Southern California's history - by Jennifer C. Vo and John P. Schmal

The F?®liz Family: Pioneers of Los Angeles
The Origins of Los F?®liz - by Jennifer Vo and John P. Schmal

This Holiday Season, Don't Give a Gift to a Thief
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Gregorio Ortega: A Citizen of El Rio
During the early 1870s, Gregorio settled into the small farming area of El Rio, some seven miles east of San Buenaventura - by John P. Schmal

Immigration Physical Exam for $75 dollars
Alfa Allied Medical Group offers the lowest immigration physical exam price in all of Los Angeles - by Jorge Jimenez

Spark of Love Toy Drive
Donate a toy and get a free 6 inch at selected Subway locations - by Lave Sautia

Is California Ready for a Health Emergency?
California scores eight out of ten key indicators for Emergency Health Preparedness - by Veronica Potes

Youth Mariachi Group Seeks Students, Grant Money
R.H.Y.T.H.M.O. Inc. Mariachi Academy founder hopes that volunteers will come forward to help the 12-year-old organization - by Theresa Cisneros

Tie One On - Latino Style!
New Latino-flavored ties and scarves a perfect it for holiday gift giving - by Susie Albin-Najera

H1N1 Mass Vaccination Clinics to Conclude
Final push focuses on residents in priority groups for H1N1 vaccine

New Law Spells Tax Relief for More Homeowners
2 million Americans expected to take advantage of extended, expanded homebuyer credit - by Veronica Potes

Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Purchase Health Care
New Senate bill includes inhumane provision barring undocumented immigrants from purchasing health care with their own money - by Efr?®n Paredes, Jr.

Eva Longoria Parker: Good Person
Entertainment, politics, community, scandals and more from Latino Loop, 11.18.09

Money Transfer Service to Latin America
ATMCASH launches online and over the phone money transfer service to Latin America

Riverside Lowell Elementary: Historic School of Integration
From The Press-Enterprise: Reunion planned by students of Riverside's former Lowell School, Nov. 14 - by Linda Lou

Latinos On Da Rise!
Latino success stories wanted - by Christian Henriquez (@Monumental13) Announces Victory: Lou Dobbs to Leave CNN
A key turning point for the Latino community

Social Security Serves Those Who Serve America
At Social Security, we honor our nation's military personnel and all of America's veterans not only on Veterans Day - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Help for the Homeless
Social Security administers several programs that pay benefits to qualified individuals, including those who are homeless. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

2 Marines from the San Fernando Valley Throw a Party...
In memory of a lost son, and in tribute to our honorable U.S. Veterans, 2 Vets put their heads together and put on a party - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Special Issue Of Medical Journal Explores Latinos And Healthcare
New facts uncovered to advance healthcare systems and policy for U.S. Latinos - by Veronica Potes

NFL Reaches Out to Latino Fans
National Football League's Tu Pasion contest showcases Latino support for football - by Wesly Hernandez

Paying Tribute to Those Who Came Before Us
Slide show of El Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever, 2009 - by Lydia Breen

Things I've Noticed
While roaming from blog to blog... - by Jo Ann Hernandez

The Longest Mural in the Wold is Getting A Facelift.
SPARC's first public are project and signature will go through restoration after 30 years.

Passion Pouring From Within
Nike celebrates Latino Heritage Month along with 300 L.A. high school kids, creation of Navaro High shoe

LA Latinos Working Together on Census
COFEM, CARECEN and SALEF launch collaborative campaign to ensure Latinos are completely counted in the 2010 Census.

Grants for Latino Non-profits
ULF Community Grants Program provides 1-year grants to non-profit organizations serving the Latino community deadline Nov. 13

Latinas! Take This Survey
For an Internet study on the physical activity attitudes among diverse ethnic groups of middle-aged women - by Elaine Wang, Research Assistant

Triple Winner: RL Public Relations
Agency honored with three awards during the 25th Anniversary Hispanic Public Relations Association PRemio Awards & Scholarsh

Flesh Out Your Financial Skeleton
Take a look at your Social Security Statement, which comes in the mail about 2 or 3 months before your birthday - by Mario Valdez Juarez

10th Annual Cinema En Tu Idioma Film Series
San Diego Latino Film Festival Continues the 10th Annual Cinema En Tu Idioma Series with two acclaimed Latin American films

Five Local Heroes Honored
Union Bank and KCET celebrate accomplishments of local Latinos at 12th Annual Local Heroes Awards - by Veronica Potes

California Student Wins Essay Contest for Latino Students
Continental Airlines and Adelante Education fund name winner of the "Destino: Latinoam?®rica" essay contest

Roots and Wings Dream of a Better Guatemala
Join their campaign to build a computer lab serving 500 youth

Support the Movement to Free Efr?®n Paredes, Jr.
Sign the Free Efr?®n petition - by Velia (Ruiz) Koppenhoefer

Celebrate LPN's 10th Anniversary with Poncho Sanchez
Latino Professional Network blows it up at the Museum of Latin American Art with music, dance, art, networking and you! Oct. 8, - by Alejandro Menchaca

2009 Mexican-American Dream Scholarships
COFEM supports immigrants and descendants of immigrants so they can to go to college

Twenty Five Years of Action
Hispanic Public Relations Association celebrates its proud legacy at Hollywood gala, Oct. 8 - by Mariluz Gonzalez

Kenshin Trading pone en marcha su Website en espa??ol
Productos de alta calidad para la relajaci??n, t?® verdes de Japon y suplementos naturales - by Gabby Gutierrez, servicio de attencion al cliente

Just a Phone Call Away
A free parenting resource for families with children 5 and younger - by Anai Ibarra

Albertsons Sav-On Pharmacy Offers Savings to Flu Shot Customers
Company takes steps to build healthier communities this flu season - by Veronica Potes

Long Beach USD Again Wins $250,000 in Broad Prize Scholarships
Recognized as one of the nation's most improved urban school districts - by Anai Ibarra

Who Knew Wine Could Prevent A Latino Epidemic?
?íDia de los Vinos! raises awareness & funds to fight a deadly disease that Latinos weren't supposed to have - by Marco de la Paz

California Mom Winner of Mi vida. Mi estilo. Mi algod??n.
California mom, creator of, to be first blogger for

Making a Difference in LA Health Care
Alf Allied Medical Group serving the downtown LA community - by Jorge Jimenez

Financial Planning for the Under-35 Crowd
Don't forget that Social Security coverage is not just for retirement, but also for disability and survivors benefits - by Mario Valdez Juarez

The Latino Diabetes Association Needs You
Seeking a dynamic Public Relations/Media pro for our Board - by Randy Mu??oz

Rough Times Means Great Buys
Some tips on saving and right decision making.

Saving High School's Music Program Through Music
Young Brizzy AKA Adrian Brizuela, a 15 year old junior, finds music as a creative way to raise money for his high school

10,000 Latinos Learning to Read by 2010
Centro Latino for Literacy kicks off 10 x 10 campaign to enroll adult Latinos to its web-based Leamos literacy program

A Helping Hand
World Vision's SoCal Storehouse gave that helping hand to thousands of families - by Erik Aguilar

The Wise Latina
Poem and tribute to confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor as U.S. Supreme Court justice. - by Efr?®n Paredes, Jr.

Corazon de Vida Celebrates 15 Years Caring for Children of Baja
Hilda Pacheco-Taylor's Foundation, Corazon De Vida provides funding to 14 different orphanages in Baja California - by Susie Albin-Najera

Youth Advocates Visit Their Congressional Leaders
A visit to Washington D.C. to talk immigration policy with elected leaders turns into a learning experience for all - by Erik Aguilar

America Has a New Leading Lady: Her Name is Emma
America's most popular baby names are based on Social Security card applications for newborn babies. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Website Review: The Bilingual Site called BodegaMas
This Spanglish site is a leeway to making a wise decision focused on budget and money handling - by Jane Smith

Lawyers Who Care About Their Clients
Reyes and Baroum: One of the best workers compensation law firms in Los Angeles - by Jorge Jimenez

Tips but no Tricks #3
Global, hands-on approach to marketing and consumer strategy - by Dr. Manuel A. Escalante

Nation's Largest Free Healthcare Event Needs Volunteers
Help 100's of families gain access to medical, dental and vision care they otherwise may not receive: Remote Area Medical - by Veronica Potes

Exitos 93.9 FM Launches Weekly Public Service Program
Juan Carlos Gonzalez hosts Conexion Comunitaria Sunday mornings

A Caregiver Oasis
Where to find help when Alzheimer's hits your family. - by Edie J. Adler

Spouses Can Apply Online, Too
Ready to apply for social security retirement benefits right now? You can do it online - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Historic Casa de Sousa Get Eviction Notice
Olvera Street's popular coffee, veggie and art establishment a victim of miscommunication and L.A.'s budget woes - by Erick Huerta

Beating the Odds: Martinez Books & Art Gallery
Caf?® con canela, art raffles, community outreach, sidewalk sales, new authors and Facebook ÔÇô Librer?¡a Martinez is modernizin - by Sarah Rafael Garcia

Seeking Music and/or Musicians for Dia de los Muertos Doc
Exploring a variety of artists and musicians to contribute their creations to a documentary project in post-production - by Christopher Chacon

Yo tengo el ritmo / I Have the Rhythm
Fun for babies, fun for mommies

If Facebook Can't Help, Maybe Social Security Can
It's in the business of paying benefits, not reconnecting people. But, in some cases, we will do what we can to help - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Obama: Stop the Rampant I-9 Audits and E-Verify!
Local activities to bring attention to the cheap scapegoating and racial profiling of Latino immigrants - by immigrant

Wanted: Participants for Pioneering Study
Are you a Latino son that shares household with their parent/s in southern California? - by P. De La Torre

Running for Our Lives
A grueling spiritual run from Tucson to Phoenix in defense of ethnic studies culminated in a resounding victory - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez

Maj. Gen. Alfred Valenzuela: No Greater Love
Retired general of the U.S. Army writes book about forgotten Latino soldiers - by SGT Esteban Blis

A Model of Civic Engagement
Los Angeles neighborhood empowerment leaders to address Civic Engagement Conferences in New Hampshire and Nagoya, Japan

Honduran Violence, U.S. Aid Test Obama's Global Image
The President's inability or unwillingness to call for an immediate suspension of U.S. military aid is raising questions - by Roberto Lovato

The Freedom to Apply Online
July 4th is Independence Day -- a day for celebrating our nation's independence and the freedoms enjoyed by all Americans. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Farce Force: Wombmyn's Voices
12th Annual Farce of July benefit and community concert benefits In Lak Eck, July 4

Safeguarding Your Information Safeguards You
What better time than National Safety Month to educate yourself in protecting your personal information? - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Dream Graduations Raise Awareness for DREAM Act
Passage will give undocumented minors, the majority of them college students, a path to legal status in the U.S. - by Erick Huerta

Summer Months a Fatal Time for Teen Drivers
Parents should talk to their teens about the importance of safe driving; an important conversation that can save their lives

Latino Book & Family Festival Finds New Home
CSULA to host festival, with Reyna Grande organizing panels, presentations. Proposals being accepted

A Lady Leaves With the Sunset
A mourning family and community come together, and ask for your help. - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Remembering El Espectador
The muckracking, Spanish-language newspaper founded in the '30s still shows the way for today's burgeoning ethnic medi - by Agust?¡n Gurza

Help During Swine Flu Crisis
LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS spearheads drive to support American Airline Ambassadors' eCampaign for Casa de Paz Orphanage

Get on the Bus
Fathers Day in prison - by Maria Reyna

Help Available For Consumers Preparing For DTV Transition
It's not too late!

South Central Farmers Rise Again
City Hall demonstration, third anniversary reunion to restore the community's green oasis

Making a Difference in LA Health Care
Alfa Allied Medical Group is a family clinic serving the downtown community - by Jorge Jimenez

Cut Your Phone Bill
With OOMA, a penny earned is a penny saved. - by Alberto Marrero Salas

LAGRANT Foundation Awards $100,000 in College Scholarships
Scholarships were presented to ethnic minority undergraduate and graduate college students pursuing degrees in advertising, mark - by Veronica Potes

Harley-Davidson Encouraging Harlistas To Share Their Stories
The motor company to produce a documentary featuring real stories of Latino Harley riders - by Juana Veliz

Wake Up Call for DTV Readiness
How ready is Los Angeles for the Digital Transition? What consumer resources are available?

A "Congratulations" Card For New Brides
If you plan to exchange your maiden name for a married name -- including hyphenated names such as Garcia-Coronado -- be sure to - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Join The Parent Revolution To Transform Failing Schools
Mark Twain Middle School and Garfield High School are at the top of reform list

Mexican Americans Finding Their Roots
Utilizing local resources to research takes time, but can lead to results - by John P. Schmal

Free Financial Resource for Students/Parents
Bank of America introducing a web-based resource students navigate their college finances

The Potty Quebradita Dance
150 Underprivileged Hispanic Moms Honored At Special Mother's Day Luncheon with Mrs. Eleanor Romo Olmos as keynote speaker

Hispanics in the U.S. Military
In the service of their country, 2001 through 2009 - by John P. Schmal

I Love DF
NaCo creates swine flu t-shirt, and more from our friends at LatinoLoop

In Times Like These, Every Dollar Counts
Someone you know may qualify for extra help - available through Social Security --to pay part of their prescription drug costs - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Skin Spa Donates 10% Back To Local Schools with SPA for a CAUSE
Through June 30, Skin Spa donates 10% back to schools on any of its services via SPA for a CAUSE, offering free one hour service - by Susie Albin-Najera

Reyna Grande: Commencement Speaker
Author of "Across a Hundred Mountains" will speak at 2009 CSUDH Dolores Huerta Graduation

They've Served: Let Us Serve Them
The men and women of the Armed Forces serve us each and every day. At Social Security, we're here to serve them too. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

More Than a Half Million Latinos Live With Paralysis
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation commissions largest disability survey conducted by the University of New Mexico - by Veronica Potes

Native Soil
A family, across the centuries in California - by Jennifer Vo and John P. Schmal

When the Going Gets Tough, Community Lawyers, Inc. Keeps Giving
To help boost the economy and the spirit of local business owners and community members, CLI introduces Legal Workshops - by Sarah Garcia

Party for the People on Cinco de Mayo!
A night of music under the stars for Emanuel Pleitez, May 5 - by Veronica Jacuinde

Planting the Seeds of Journalism
Feminist and organizer Francisca Flores a major though unheralded figure in the history of U.S. journalism. - by Grecia Ramirez

A Day of Marches, May 1
Workers and immigrants rights the focus of seven demonstrations taking place in L.A.

Foreclosures: Immigrants and Latinos Among Hardest Hit
Instead of diminishing, foreclosures are rising quickly - by Pilar Marrero, Feet In 2 Worlds

If You Believe It, You Can Be It
Latina-founded Look Mommy! Clothing is now available on the internet - by Francine B. Santamaria

A Targeted Message
An interview with Irma Mu??oz, founder of Mujeres de la Tierra - by Jessica Bennett, Newseek

The Truth About Cinco de Mayo
Presentation on 1862's Battle of Puebla by Dr. Roberto Cabello-Argando??a at the Mexican Cultural Institute, May 2 & 3

A Little Pampering
Operation Smile Fundraiser sponsored by Maximum Image Salon & Day Spa, April 25 - by Lisa Zion

Social Security Benefits Everyone
Today, more than 162 million people work and pay Social Security taxes and 51 million people receive monthly SSA benefits - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Fun, Multicultural Day Care
Great Expectations Child Care responds to the global recession and changes their rates to match the current economy

Community Empowerment Through Legal Services
Community Lawyers, Inc. celebrates its four year anniversary with new workshops, including small business, tenants rights and lo - by Sarah Garcia

Latinas Soar to Leadership Positions
A group of people who, through hard work, ingenuity and perseverance, continue a quiet and steady march towards progress - by Rob Kuznia, Hispanic Business

A Community Mourns...Again
Another of our young people loses his life to street violence...unnecessarily! - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

HCF and Ernie G. Partner to Benefit Latino Students
Partnership to promote scholarships for Latinos and attendance at the Los Angeles Hispanic Youth Symposium

Economy Recovery Payment
Don't be an April Fool when it comes to your economic recovery payment - by Mario Juarez

Organization Launches to Help Latino Business Owners
The Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles can help in ways that other associations focused on the ethnic group can' - by Nathan Olivarez-Giles, L.A. Times

Latino College Student Rate Rises
Entertainment, politics, philanthropy and chisme on LatinoLoop, 4.2.09

Cesar E. Chavez Day Walk & Festival
A walk, community education, entertainment festival for the whole family to educate, empower, and serve the community, April 4

LA Joins Reeve Foundation to "Live Without Limits"
Los Angeles community leaders gather to learn more about the free comprehensive resources offered by the Reeve Foundation PRC - by Veronica Potes

Gardening to Reduce Your Water Bill
Using California native plants in your garden doesn't mean you have to settle; you will be surprised by their beauty - by Keith Malone

Tia Chucha's: A Very Special Place
Giving thanks to a wonderful environment for people of all ages to come together and share as a community - by M. Reyna

Giving Back!
Salesian Alumni Association raising scholarship funds by hosting its annual "Day at the Races" at Santa Anita, April 5 - by Eddie Vigil

A Conversation with Mauricio Funes
The first leftist party to clinch a presidential election in the history of El Salvador - by Roberto Lovato & Josue Rojas

Advocating for the Uninsured
The CoverMe Foundation recognizes Cover The Uninsured Week by reminding uninsured individuals and families about free resources - by Leslie Flores

Mendez v. Westminster Case at Center of New Curriculum
Children across California could soon learn about desegregation, migration, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and more - by Theresa Cisneros

Funes Elected as El Salvador's President
Political, entertainment, financial and industry news from LatinoLoop 3.19.09

By George, It's George Lopez!
"America's Mexican" gives LatinoLA's Lisa Z the lowdown on kidney disease - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

Opportunities for Tax Relief to Burdened Americans
The current recession offers the best opportunity for individuals and businesses to address their tax issues - by Mike Habib, EA

Changing the Face of History
HOPE's 18th Annual Latina History Day conference celebrates historical accomplishments of Latinas - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

Salvadoran Elections Provoke Cautious Optimism On U.S. Relations
Sunday's elections have significance beyond the tiny country of 7 million - by Roberto Lovato, New America Media

The Pink, Bloodied & Reconstructed Walls of History
Dispatches from El Salvador on the verge ... - by Roberto Lovato

Protect Yourself!
The recent economic conditions may cause an increase in uninsured drivers in California

Fists of Steel Still Motivates
Hall of Fame boxer Carlos Palomino to speak at Latino Youth Leadership Conference, March 27 - by Isaiah Aguirre

Younger and Less Educated
Army's disproportionately relies on young people, people of color and individuals from low- and middle-income families

Librer?¡a Martinez's Grand Re-opening
Festivities include a Latina authors panel, wine and cheese reception and 'Noche Bohemia' featuring live poetry and mu - by Veronica Jacuinde

One Tooth at a Time
First 5 Commissions in Southern California counties promote oral health for area kids

Immigration 101
Life in the trenches - by Albeto Marrero Salas

Traditional Zapotec People's Wedding
In the small Mexican town where I grew up, wedding was a religious ceremony celebrated by the entire town - by Gabriel Martinez

Leading the Way in Nutrition
KRAFT Foods seeks to improve our communities through charitable donations and nutrition programs - by Amina J. Dickerson

L.A. Businessman Donates Scholarship Fund
Business and community leader Kim L. Hunter donates to alma mater at University of Washington in Seattle to minority students

Proudly Promoting the Art of Charreria
Charros Federation USA incorporated: Where culture and tradition can be shared, bringin - by Tobias (Toby) de la Torre

Committed to the Rescue of Homeless and Street Kids
StandUp for Kids committed to the rescue of 1.3 - 2.8 million youth living on our streets

Did the New Yorker Jack Lalo Alcaraz's Artwork?
Questions, controversy over magazine cover's ripoff of Latino cartoonist's "Obama as Washington" cartoon - by Joaquin Andando

The Marines Wish You Love on Valentine's Day
The San Fernando Valley's Marine Corps League Detachment #1277 invites you to a love party and celebration, February 14 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Low-Income Latina Women to Suffer Significant Harm
Dismal state of health insurance highlights growing silent epidemic among California's Latinas - by Anai Ibarra

The Return of El Norte
Entertainment, political and marketing news from throughout Latin America on LatinoLoop, 1.14.08

Welcome Back !
A public tribute to our brave men and women in uniform with music, comedy and tributes, Rose Bowl, January 17 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Something Sweet Comes to Pasadena
Polkatots takes cupcakes to a whole new level with their specialty Cupcake Cakes

Five Steps to Prosperity in 2009
?íProspero A??o Nuevo! - by Stacie Olivares-Howard

Latino Art on a Box of Kleenex
Seeking aspiring artists to help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in 2009

Do You Understand Your Car Insurance?
Study shows there's a lack of confidence among Latino drivers

One to Celebrate
President-elect Barack Obama invites LatinoLA Congresswoman Hilda Solis to join his cabinet as the Secretary of Labor - by Roberto Lovato

Leamos: A Noble Cause
El Centro Latino for Literacy gets ready to roll out the Leamos campaign - by Richard Koffler

Peek a Boo!
The Antigua coffee house is scheduled to be opened by mid to late January, 2009 - by Yancey Qui??ones

Obama Sets Record for Top Latinos
Richardson, Sutley, Vela, Caldera and Mu??oz appointed for senior White House positions; more Latinos likely come - by Mike Allen - Politico

Want To Burn 1000 Calories in One Hour?
Try Dedelle Parra's dance-based fitness workout, Boogie Box Fitness! Move and groove to Latin, Hip-Hop and Pop moves - by Laura Avina

More Spanish Speakers Speaking English, Well
Grammy noms, Mexican aid, Shakira might sing, Madonna doesn't, Cuba pulls in tourists y much m?ís on LatinoLoop, 12.11.08

Christmas Gifts Ideas For the Person Who Has Everything
...and you're on a budget - by Bobbi Miller-Moro

Making Magic Happen en Beverly Hills
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation hosted star-studded 4th fundraising gala, honoring Jane Seymour and Sam Schmidt - by Veronica Potes

Tamal Making Made Easy
Revolutionizing the art of making tamales with the invention of the M?ís Tamales Masa Spreader - by Sandra Vasquez

92% of Registered Latinos Voted
Bill, Belinda, Bromley, Betancourt, Barack and more on LatinoLoop, 12.5.08

Foundation Helps Latinos in Finding Health Insurance
CoverMe Foundation responds to current U.S. economic crisis offering healthcare coverage solutions to uninsured - by Veronica Potes

Hundreds Turn Out for Noche de las Memorias
Despite progress made in communities across L.A., some families are still reluctant to submit names to The Wall/Las Memorias - by Keith Malone

On Line Auction Ends Soon
Palomita and Chucho Clothing hosting of on-line auction to fund educational program ends December 15th

Fighting Banks to Save Their Home
Elder Maria Garcia and her husband are in the process of being thrown out of their home ÔÇô where they have lived for some 32 ye - by Roberto Rodriguez

Educators Protest Scholarship's Discriminatory Policy
Over 100 teachers and students protest in front of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Headquarters

Congresswoman Expecting
Lakewood Democrat Linda Sanchez announces she is expecting a child with boyfriend - by John Canalis - LB Press Telegram

Women Prisoners Fight Fires
"I never thought that by doing something bad I would end up learning something good" - by Claudia N????ez - La Opini??n

Dance for Pico-Union
Four-year effort to resurrect dance programs in one of LA's poorest neighborhoods comes to fruition - by Yolanda Sanchez

Odds & Ends from Our Amigos
Movie trailers, movie announcements, clothes, Internet radio y m?ís - by LatinoLA Amigos

Mexican Magnate Buys Stake in Circuit City
The political, PETA, Interpol, PBS y mucho m?ís, from LatinoLoop

Sylmar Scorches Again...But Still Stands!
Another close call in the San Fernando Valley as told by someone who had to evacuate and whose home barely escaped a fiery fate - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Stop HSF Discrimination
Hispanic Scholarship Fund must open for undocumented students - by Jose Lara

LA's Barrios Vote Big For Obama
For Latinos in LA, the Bradley effect works in reverse, as always. - by Rosalio Mu??oz

Most Latinos Voted Obama/Biden
Politics, crime, entertainment, sports y mucho m?ís on LatinoLoop

Hunger Strikers Seek New Immigrant Rights Movement
If we don't sacrifice ourselves today, there will be no tomorrow - by Kenneth Kim - New America Media

Ahorra Votamos y Ma??ana Militamos
Direct actions against ICE preview post-electoral militancy - by Roberto Lovato

Another Open Letter to the L.A. Times
Insulting the spirit of Ruben Salazar, Frank Del Olmo, and the Latino community by letting Augustin Gurza go - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

My First
Nonpartisan youth voter initiative group issues you a challenge

Tracing Your Indigenous Roots in Sonora
A challenge and an adventure - by John P. Schmal

Prepare for Flu Season
QueensCare to host free flu shots, November 2

Latinos Account for Half of U.S. Growth
Drugs, organized crime, LA Times layoffs, Daddy Yankee robbed ... all this and more on Latino Loop, 10.29.08

What to do Before and (If Necessary) After a Stolen Election
"So, what's the point of voting if it really doesn't count at the end?" - by Roberto Lovato

Downtown Latino Store Gets a Market Makeover
Healthy Eating, Active Communities tackles second market in South Los Angeles - by Sandra Bernardo

Beauty Surprises Wrapped in a Pretty, Little Box
Why purchase an item you end up hating? In today's economy, finding your perfect product shouldn't cost an arm and leg - by Linda Granillo

Latinos For Ridley-Thomas
Community leaders gather support for candidate for LA County board of supervisors - by Wendy Bruget

Latin Grammy Experience Comes to LA
Natalia Acosta, Christian Castro, el Coyote y su Banda Tierra Santa, los Felinos de la Noche, Arthur Hanlon, y m?ís

Bid for a Cause
Palomita and Chucho host on-line auction to benefit the Palomita Education Fund

Pride in a Shoe
Nike pumps up local pride with role models, fun, games and dialogue

Seeking Conscious Alternatives
New website is a networking and resource center to explore, feel inspired, and learn about conscious alternatives - by Angelica de la Pe??a

Grants for Latino-serving Nonprofits in L.A. County
United Latino Fund (ULF) is accepting grant requests for $5,000 or less from Latino-serving nonprofit organizations in L.A. - by Monica Gomez

YWCA Receives Grant
$200,000 donation to the YWCA Greater Los Angeles on behalf of Union Bank Of California - by Ana Rodriguez

Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Viva and Huggies collaborate on donation and special packaging that will support breast cancer research and awareness programs

Paul Rodriguez Headlines to Benefit Foster Care Kids
Comedians stand up to help children's charity in Pasadena, October 12 - by Marisol Barrios-Jordan

Get Ready to Fast For Our Future
Young organizers and veteran leaders join in hunger strike to inspire a larger voter turnout dedicated to rights for immigrants. - by Rosalio Mu??oz

An Eagle Named Consuelo
She has made a great difference in Tucson and to this very small world we live in - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez

Latinos '08
Examining the 2008 Presidential election through the prism of ethnic politics, October 8

40 L.A. Latinos Make Influentials List
Hispanic Business Magazine's 100 Influentials for 2008 includes special spotlight on the 40 influentials from Los Angeles

?íVe Y Vota!
Campaign seeks to increase Latino voter turnout by informing, registering, and motivating Latinos to register and vote - by Lizette Escobedo

The Fast for our Future
Calling on Latinos, immigrants, and people of conscience to rise out of our fear and vote for change - by Rosalio Munoz

Where Does the Eastside Begin?
A lively blog debate on shifting borders heats up - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., El Editor

Indigenous Jalisco
La Madre Patria: A land forgotten - by John P. Schmal

I "discovered" el Centro Latino for Literacy
A favor to a friend becomes a wonderful opportunity for me - by Richard Koffler

Celebrating the Talent of Youth
Los Angeles Youth Music Festival Competition, sponsored by Jovenes, Inc., showcasing new and fresh talent, October 18 - by Fr. Richard Estrada, C.M.F.

Latino Platform Opposes War in Iraq, Media Bias y Mas
The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda as developed by leading national Latino organizations - by Rosalio Mu??oz

Share Your Story of Survival
Share your experience and take a step toward breaking the cycle of violence in your community; deadline September 28 - by Yasmin Davidds

?íAyuda, Por Favor!
Hola comunidad LatinoLA....I need your help.

LatinoLA Online Today: Politics/La Politica
What online writers/bloggers are saying about politics in LA and beyond, September 19 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., El Editor

Financial Meltdown Ushers in Era of Top Down Socialism
Signaling alert on an economic crisis I think will also be accompanied by even more repression if history holds any lessons - by Roberto Lovato

Spanish-language resources for Latinos living with paralysis
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation promote Spanish-language resources during National Spinal Cord injury Awareness Month - by Veronica Potes

Are you Right for WriteGirl?
Non-profit organization that empowers teen girls through creative writing and self expression seeks mentors and volunteers

QueensCare's 10th
Healthcare charity receives recognition from county supervisors

Labor Day at the Cathedral
The County Federation of Labor, led by Maria Elena Durazo and Cardinal Roger Manning, call for voter mobilization - by Rosalio Munoz

A New Playground For YWCA's Compton Facility
A 2,250-square-foot playground built in record-breaking time by volunteers - by Ana Rodriguez

Don White ... ?ípresente!
A Los Angeles working class hero who, with great principles and personality, brought awareness to Latino issues - by Rosalio Mu??oz

Immigration: Too Hot for DNC?
Some of the leading voices shaping the Democratic Party's immigration reform platform reveal a mix of reserved optimism and - by Roberto Lovato

La jugada de Alfredo el pelotero
M?ís que otros deportes, a los oaxaque??os les fascina el b?ísquetbol. Lo juegan muy bien. - by Gabriel Martinez, periodista ind?¡gena oaxaque??o

Addressing Latino Health
CoverMe Foundation offering no-cost bilingual assistance to locate and apply for healthcare for uninsured Americans - by Julio Bermejo

Improving Life for People with Paralysis
Reeve Foundation awards grant to the Los Angeles Art Association, sponsor of "Equity for All Artists" exhibition, Augu - by Juana Veliz

Update: PEACE in the NorthEast Community March and Resource Fair
All of a sudden everyone is getting on board - See who'll be there on August 16 - by RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina

Addiction Services in East L.A.
Plaza Community Services addresses some of the most challenging issues facing our communities

Today's Links from LatinoLA and Beyond
Panza Monologues, Cudahy, Where the Mayor Eats, USC QB Sanchez, Los Lobos v. Los Lonely Boys

?íUn Rinconcito Para Gozar!
??Qui?®n hubiera sabido que pod?¡amos visitar M?®jico cerca de la 105? - by Julia

Today's Links from LatinoLA and Beyond
El Verde, Zapateado, Eva Mendes, LACMA, Chulas Fronteras - August 4, 2008

Latinos, Blacks on Shaky Financial Ground
Latinos favor Obama, Missiles for Healthcare, HIV infections up...all this and more on LatinoLoop, August 4

Race, Politics and the Deadly Rise of Media Sovereignty
Unity Journalists of Color conference points to a colossal crisis of U.S. journalism-and U.S. democracy - by Roberto Lovato - Of Am?®rica

Oscar Scared of Margarito
Margarito's manager claims De La Hoya is scared - by Jade Lauriston - Sky Sports

The Reeve Foundation Awards Grant to Familia Unida
$25,000 grant to allow Latino families to benefit from increased independence improved access to outdoor, physical activities - by Juana Veliz

Don't Flip THIS House
A&E's Rudy Martinez a principal of development firm purchasing Self Help Graphics & Art Building - by Victoria Delgadillo - LA Eastside

The Thinking Bride's Solution: Bridal Bootcamp 101
Consortium of high-end professionals give advice on how to make weddings seamless, fabulous and memorable, July 26 - by Ara Najarian

We Will Not Be Demonized
National Council of La Raza fights anti-Latino media and hate groups - by Rosalio Munoz

Latino Congreso Builds For Progressive Latino Vote
Immigrant and labor rights, peace, economic and environmental justice, and equality are prioritized - by Rosalio Mu??oz

Call for Nominations: Social Innovation Fast Pitch
Seeking innovative non-profits effecting social change in Greater Los Angeles

Crashing the Parties
L.A.'s Wendy Carrillo selected by S?¡ TV to cover the national political conventions - by Jamie Falkowitz

Peace in the NorthEast: Stop the Violence
Peace in the NorthEast Community March and Resource Fair, 8.16.08 - by RuthAnne Tarletz de Molina

Presidential Candidates on the Mini-Latino Voter Tour
In centrist speeches aimed at Latinos, Obama neglects war while McCain fumbles on immigration - by Roberto Lovato

In the Name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Dollar
The Archdiocese sells the Self Help Graphics and Art building to developers - by Victoria Delgadillo - LA Eastside

The Neglected Highland Park Mural
How an L.A city councilman chose not to save a piece of Chicano history - by William Gallegos

Defending Their Homeland: the Caxcanes of Nochistlan
The Caxcanes defended their homeland and need to be recognized for their courage and pride - by John P. Schmal

Neglected Hispanic Vietnam Veterans Memorial Site
ItÔÇÖs been there for as long as I can remember right on the corner of Brooklyn (Cesar Chavez) and Soto - by El Random Hero - L.A. Eastside

In the Spirit of Community
Grand re-opening of Teocintli in Boyle Heights, July 11 - by Xavi Moreno

On Fast High Schooler
Germ?ín Fern?índez named by Gatorade as the best high school runner in the nation

This Is WackedÔÇöTake the Farm Back!
South Central Farmers continue to dream in green - by Victoria Delgadillo - LA Eastside

Do Mexicans/Chicanos Write Software?
Yes, they do - by Armando Gonzales

Nominate a Local Hero
Local Hero of the Year Awards in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2008: Candidate nominations due July 2

Downtown Model Turns Planning Into Play
James Rojas has a vision for the city - by Ed Fuentes - BlogDowntown

Launching East LA Cityhood Campaign
Petitions to order a fiscal analysis of East LA to begin July 4 - by Oscar Gonzales

Gang Crackdown in Glassell Park
28 members of the Avenues gang arrested in connection with a federal racketeering indictment

Water Polo His Path to Success
Cathedral High's Michael Picasso honored with Hispanic Heritage Youth Award - by Martha R. Pelaez

Eat, Drink and Be Gay Married
After 27 years together, one couple finally has its big, fat, Mexican, recovering-drug-addict, HIV-positive, ex-transgender gay - by Daffodil J. Altan, OC Weekly

Villaraigosa Pledges Support for Obama
After helping lead Clinton's campaign, he promises to work just as hard for the Illinois senator - by Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times

Viva Obama Clubs Launched in California
The Latino vote can be the swing vote that secures an Obama victory over McCain

Presidential Candidates to Meet With LA Latinos
National Latino Congreso to engage Obama, McCain on issues important to the community, July 18 - by Nativo V. Lopez

Arts Helps Us Find Courage and Strength
En Lak Ek: You Are My Other Me symposium features art, speakers and music, June 21

The Guantanamization of Immigrant Detention
Detention practices on the island have now crept onto detention facilities on the mainland - by Roberto Lovato

Reining In Tradition
All female Mira Loma-based group, Azaleas de Pegueros, excel in escaramuzas charreria - by Martha Sarabia, The Press Enterprise

Butcher's Son Will Realize Dad's Wish
Study skills steer Aaron Aguilar in a new direction - by Connie Llanos, Los Angeles Daily News

Honoring Latino and Latina Veterans
NCLR's Latino Expo in San Diego displays Latino military service, July 12-15

Abel Villanueva's Locomotor Training
Walking is a renewed possibility with support from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation - by Juana Veliz

Activists seek to counter military recruiters on L.A. campuses
Group will ask school officials for access to high school facilities - by Seema Mehta - Los Angeles Times

Families Celebrate Latino Gay Pride
Fathers, mothers, uncles, grandparents and siblings gather to support their homosexual loved-ones - by Irantzu Pujadas - Eastern Group Publications

Goodbye, El Sereno
Eviction of Antigua Cultural Coffee House to leave cultural void, happy memories - by Yancy Qui??ones

L.A. Mission College Turns the Switch
Newly-installed solar farm a milestone for community college campus

Plenty of Baggage with Mayoral Trips
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa - planning his third major international trip to Israel - is drawing heat - by Rick Orlov - Los Angeles Daily News

Combating Gangs in the City of Angels
Four-part radio series on the changing nature of gangs and the tactics to combat them - by Mandalit del Barco and Dina Temple-Raston - National Public Radio

Truth in Immigration
MALDEF project identifies media distortions, arms community with facts and the law

Spanish Media Say Bienvenido to Gasol
The Laker center has reached near-idol status in LatinoLA - by Janis Carr

LatinoLA Announcements 5.29.08
Instructors for Summer Youth Park Program, UFW Launches Black Eagle Wine, Latinas Needed for Health Study y mas

Music for Mexico
Fundraiser to provide brighter future for impoverished children, June 1 - by Marisa Godoy

Boost in Efforts to Ease Black/Latino Racial Tensions
In aftermath of Locke High School disturbance, activists denounce violence and call for increased dialogue between communities - by Olu Alemoru - Wave Newspapers

New Center to Study Immigrant Integration
Mayor Villaraigosa attends a conference featuring the announcement by USC College and the School of Policy, Planning and Develop - by Pamela J. Johnson - USC News

The Marines Have Landed!
A proud group of U.S. veterans celebrate their first year of existence - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Boyle Heights Goes Upscale
A new wine bar, train station, high school -- can gentrification be far behind? - by Agustin Gurza, LA Times staff writer

East L.A. Getting a Long-overdue Face-lift
Millions are being spent in the area along Whittier Boulevard that in its heyday was a center of Latino pride and activism - by Scott Gold, Los Angeles Times staff writer

Piensa M?ís All?í Celebrates Creative Expression
Palomita and Chucho host Pink Carpet Event to benefit the Palomita Education Fund, June 12 - by Molly Robbins

Marching With a Dime
Keeping it right on the street with a Picnic in the Park, June 21 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

A Mexican Orphanage in Need
Reaching out to fellow Latinos in the LA community - by Marisa Godoy

Still They March
Nationwide rallies highlight failure of war on immigrants - by Roberto Lovato

The Lifesaving Importance of Preventing Cancer
Ultimately it is our responsibility to take action - by Hon. Gil Cedillo, California State Senator

The Corporate Ladder Can Be Climbed In Heels
Maria Contreras-Sweet joins YWCA/GLA to salute phenomenal women, May 14

Honor Ruben Salazar By Honoring Education
Don't just buy a stamp; Tutor a child, mentor a teen and involve yourself in community decisions - by Pedro Toledo

Caring for Our Community
Cars, music, and people come together for a purpose - by Jennifer Martinez

The Fight for the CSU Budget
Higher education costs, less return for their investments, and more years spent until graduation - by Dena Burroughs

Cesar E. Chavez Commemoration Activities in the SFV
Key event is the 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice, March 30

Be the One to Save a Life
7-year old Latino Needs a Bone Marrow Transplant - by NMDP as told by The Garcia Family

All Day Music in the Park in San Fernando
Pachucos Car Club host another great gathering - by Frankie Firme

Sabor at Voces Latinas
How a Latino leadership and speech club became President's Distinguished and cultivated a culture of success - by Laura De Anda and Arturo Yanez

Latin Flavor for Babies
Littlepoco fills a niche market in baby clothes - by Roachele Negron

More than Just Lip Service
$50K in scholarships to support minority women in sciences - by Margarita Miranda-Abate

The Indigenous Languages of Mexico
A remarkable diversity - by John P. Schmal

Bringing Toys to Kids in Our Own Backyard
Komics for Kids fundraiser 12.20.07

So You Want To Be A Writer?
It's (not) as easy as typing thousands of words - by Margo Candela

LA is Labor Territory
A report on the historic L.A. labor congress - by Rosalio Munoz

Latino/a History, For Kids!!!
New activity books created by local author - by Angel R. Cervantes

The Death of a Mural
The 3rd and final part of this Highland Park tragedy - by William Gallegos

Preparing Young Children for School