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Day of the Dead Traditions Inspires New Followers

The Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is growing in popularity all across the United States, and not only among Latinos. Artists from all... Read more »

Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

[Read Part Two of Lugo’s story, “When the End Is Near” ]   When Daniel Lugo III was diagnosed in December 2011 with stage four stomach cancer, his first... Read more »

LAUSD’s Deasy Resigns-Hints at Possible Run for Office

Outgoing Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy hinted today he may run for public office, but he declined to say exactly what post he might... Read more »

Small STEM School Takes on Big Challenge

When Susana Pereira was first approached about a new high school in Boyle Heights she wanted nothing to do with it. Her son was about to graduate from middle school... Read more »

Shooting Death of Mayor Shocks Bell Gardens

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was a longtime victim of domestic violence, according to her attorney, who said Thursday he hopes to meet with... Read more »

Bell Gardens Mayor Fatally Shot: Wife Detained and Released

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo at 2013 City Council Meeting. (EGP photo by Nancy Martinez) Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot Tuesday in what investigators... Read more »

Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

“Governor Brown quit messing around…shut Exide down!” chanted the crowd at a press conference called last week to urge the governor to sign into law a... Read more »

Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, American? A Dilemma of Identity

Monday, Sept. 15 was the official start of Hispanic Heritage Month, unless you are Latino, than it was the start of Latino Heritage Month. Since 1988, the United... Read more »

Activist, Actor Olmos Inducted Into MAOF Hall of Fame

At first glance, the room looks like any other executive boardroom, filled with the portraits and photos of past board members and employees, but upon closer inspection,... Read more »

Century Old School Builds Great Musicians, ‘One Note at a Time’

Mirielle Enriquez is no ordinary girl. Listening to her play the violin it’s as though her hands have been blessed with a special gift. Her arms and body move... Read more »

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