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Pope Francis’ Message of Hope Is Timely

It is too bad His Holiness, Pope Francis, won’t be visiting the City or County of Los Angeles during his first visit to the U.S. because his message of caring... Read more »

Students Deserve Ethnic Studies – Gov. Brown, Sign AB 101

When I was growing up in California, I never read a book in school by a Latino or Latina writer. Now, at long last, that situation is set to change for the state’s... Read more »

A Racist Wake-Up Call

I worked proudly with Muslim CIA officers in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. I used to think most Americans understood that Muslim Americans are patriots, too. Ahmed... Read more »

ICE Agents Back in L.A. County Jails

Federal immigration agents have returned to Los Angeles County jails to seek out deportable inmates under a new policy by Sheriff Jim McDonnell that has prompted... Read more »

L.A. Child Asks for Pope’s Help

A 5-year-old Los Angeles girl got a personal papal blessing Wednesday when she slipped through a barricade in Washington, D.C., while Pope Francis was being driven... Read more »

Community Calendar: Sept. 24, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2015

Saturday, Sept. 26 10am-4pm—National Public Lands Day (NPLD) Free Celebration at El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (Olvera Street): 125 Paseo de La... Read more »

The Broad Museum Opens in Downtown Los Angeles

The Broad contemporary art museum opened its doors to a curious public Sunday eager to get a peek at the new $140 million home of the 2,000-piece art collection... Read more »

Los Angeles Launches Project to Help Hard to Employ

Mayor Eric Garcetti and city officials announced Tuesday a five-year, $6 million program to help people who traditionally have a difficult time getting hired because... Read more »

For Latinos, Ideas About ‘Quality Healthcare’ Need to Evolve

Miguel Angel Chavez was born with “crooked” feet. Now 36-years-old, he’s already endured two reconstructive surgeries to try to correct the problem. Today,... Read more »

Culture Headlines 16th of Sept. Parade

(Photos Courtesy of the Office of Supervisor Hilda Solis) For the 69th year running, thousands of spectators, young and old, lined the streets of East Los Angeles... Read more »

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