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Construction Workers To Call On LA Developer To Use ‘Ethical Contractors’

Construction workers including Latino immigrants and their supporters Thursday were expected to rally outside the offices of a Los Angeles developer to call on the firm to provide safer conditions to workers.

07/10/2014

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Long Beach Elects First Latino, Openly Gay Mayor

The city of Long Beach has its first Latino and openly gay mayor with the election of Councilman Robert Garcia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2014

Four of 24 men being honored next month with the nation's highest military honor. (credit: Pentagon)

President Obama To Honor Soldiers Who Were Overlooked Due To Racial, Religious Bias

For some of the men, the recognition will come more than 70 years after their acts of bravery and heroism.

02/21/2014

Attorneys for three Orange County police officers allege the Westminster Police Department unlawfully discriminated against Latino police officers.

Jury Selection Gets Underway In Westminster Police Discrimination Trial

Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in an employment discrimination trial against the Westminster Police Department.

02/18/2014

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Judge OKs Lawsuit Over Alleged Voting Discrimination In Anaheim

An Orange County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit claiming the elections process in the city of Anaheim leads to under-representation of Latinos on the City Council.

07/30/2013

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Latinos Expected To Become Calif.’s Largest Ethnicity

State demographers estimate that whites and Latinos are now an equal share of California’s population, with Latinos poised to become a plurality by early next year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2013

A Compton family has reportedly been forced to relocate after racial threats were made at their home on 153rd Street. (CBS)

Compton Leaders Demand Hate Crime Charges For Gang Members

Civil rights activists and other community leaders called for hate crime charges on Monday against gang members suspected in attacks on a Compton black family and threats against other black residents.

01/28/2013

Deputies fatally shot a suspect on this street in Whittier Thursday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Deputies Fatally Shoot Suspect In Whittier

Deputies fatally shot a knife-wielding suspect Thursday afternoon in Whittier, according to authorities.

01/10/2013

A bystander got her lips busted during a wild brawl outside Silverado High School. (credit: CBS)

Riots Break Out Between Black, Latino Students At Victorville School

Students at a high school in Victorville said violent fights have been breaking out between African-Americans and Latinos for the past two days.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/28/2012

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Anaheim City Council Holds Special Meeting To Discuss City Leader Elections

The Anaheim City Council is holding a special meeting Wednesday to discuss whether to change the way they elect city leaders.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2012

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LéaLA – a Book Festival for Spanish Readers

LéaLA is a cultural festival designed to encourage reading, promote Spanish literature and foster recognition of the Latino population and their customs. This extraordinary Book Fair is an opportunity for Latinos from all walks of […]

CBS Los Angeles–05/07/2012

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Census: Older Asian, Latino Populations Growing In California

The number of older Asians and Hispanics in California is rising more than three times faster than that of older whites, creating a need for more health and social services for these populations, according to census data and interviews.

04/19/2012

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LAPD Motorcycle Officer May Lose Badge Over Racial Profiling Charges

A motorcycle officer with the LAPD may lose his job after he was found guilty of racial profiling following an internal investigation.

CBS Los Angeles–03/27/2012

Jonathan Michael Schmidt (courtesy Orange County District Attorney's office)

OC Transient In Jail For Spitting On Latino Woman, Trying To Run Her Over On Bike

Jonathan Schmidt is serving 180 days in jail for yelling “(expletive) Mexican, go back to Mexico!” and spitting at a Huntington Beach woman.

12/16/2011

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Debate Heats Up Over Proposed Redistricting Plan

A political power struggle is building the heart of Los Angeles with Latino activists pushing county supervisors to approve another Latino district. But not everyone is behind the idea.

09/27/2011

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