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Romana Acosta Bañuelos, First Latino U.S., Treasurer, Dies at 92

The first Latina to serve as U.S. treasurer and founder of both a bank and Mexican food company has died. Romana Acosta Bañuelos died Jan. 15 of pneumonia with... Read more »

Local Businessman Remembered as ‘Force of Nature’

A former eastside grocer and state athletic director who went on to own one of the region’s most successful beer and beverage distributors will be laid to rest... Read more »

EGP Assoc. Publisher Jonathan Sanchez Dies of Cancer

News of the passing of Jonathan Sanchez, the long-time associate publisher and COO of the venerable bilingual community newspaper chain Eastern Group Publications/EGPNews... Read more »

EGP Associate Publisher Jonathan Sanchez Dies of Cancer

Surrounded by his family, Eastern Group Publications (EGP) Associate Publisher and Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Sanchez passed away Dec. 23 at his home in Highland... Read more »

Lincoln Heights Resident Dies at 86

Ramon A. Ortiz Ramon A. Ortiz, age 86, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, July 25, 2016. As a loyal resident of Lincoln Heights, he supported the community... Read more »

Helen Chavez, Wife of UFW Leader, Dies at Age 88

Helen Fabela Chavez, widow of farm labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez passed away June 6 of natural causes. She was 88. While often described as “quiet... Read more »

Services Tonight for Morrie Sanchez: 1917-2015

Longtime Angeleno and onetime union organizer and avid dancer Morrie Sanchez passed away quietly Tuesday in Monrovia, California, her family has announced. She was... Read more »

Longtime Columnist Al Martinez Dies at 85

Former Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles Daily News columnist Al Martinez died Monday at West Hills Hospital of congestive heart failure, the newspapers reported.... Read more »

Public Vigil for Artist Richard Duardo Set

Master art printer Richard Duardo, a pivotal figure in the Chicano art community in Los Angeles who was sometimes referred to as the “Warhol of the West,” will... Read more »

Congressman Roybal To Be Awarded Presidential Medal Posthumously

Longtime Los Angeles-area Congreemen Edward Roybal will be posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Monday. Roybal is one... Read more »

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