A sign of how crucial the Latino vote will be in the upcoming presidential election, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been tapped as the chairman of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
Whitney Houston's death sent shockwaves through the Social Media landscape, with some of Hollywood's biggest Latino stars taking to Twitter to express their disbelief, sadness, and admiration.
On Jan. 1 a new law takes effect in California that prohibits police from impounding cars at sobriety checkpoints if a motorist's only offense is being an unlicensed driver.
The archbishop of Los Angeles is among a group of Latino bishops who have called for undocumented immigrants to be seen as a "revitalizing force" -- instead of as criminals.
A new report from the California Community Foundation points to what some might find an unexpected driver of wealth in the Los Angeles region: entrepreneurial immigrants.
A UCLA study of broadcast hate speech, including a look at L.A.'s controversial John & Ken Show, found that two thirds of hateful statements analyzed targeted undocumented immigrants "and Latinos."
Occupy Los Angeles, the local affiliate of Occupy Wall Street continues to gain momentum, as unionized workers and several immigrant rights groups have formally joined forces with the movement.
The civil rights group alleges that about 55 Latino students at Glendale's Hoover High School were illegally detained, searched and interrogated.
Supervisors, split on the issue, approve a redistricting map that leaves lines largely unchanged, protecting incumbents. But the move sets the stage for a costly legal battle.
On Tuesday, September 27, when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors votes to redraw county lines, we will show California and the nation whether we have learned from past mistakes or are determined to repeat them. At issue is whether the Supervisors will make voting-age Latinos the majority in two of the county's five districts, not just one.
Garcetti, the son of former L.A. County Dist. Atty. Gil Garcetti, is the only high-profile Latino in the race to succeed Antonio Villaraigosa in the 2013 citywide election.
Arturo Enrique Montoya a Cal State Long Beach student, spent his hot summer days interning for Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, the first Latina elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and serving California's 34th district.
A bill being dubbed the second round of the California Dream Act would allow undocumented students to receive state-funded scholarships that draw from a larger and more reliable pool of money. It could double the number of undocumented students who attend college, according to the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.
After years of ‘silent raids’ and federal workplace audits, unions and community allies are going on the offensive.