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  • ... describing the flack he received for advocating on Latino issues . Nearly 40 years ago the critical mass of Latinos in the state ... continue the push for greater Latino representation in government . Staffers collect donations for a CSU Long Beach scholarship in ...
  • ... but compelling headline that glows, sometimes against its will, among other gray headlines in the sea of daily news. This changes when murder happens to you, or to ...
  • ... Acid mine drainage from the New Idria Mercury Mine in San Benito County | Photo: U.S. EPA On August 5, an ... This Gold Rush era mine a short distance from Nevada City and Grass Valley started operation in 1861. Aside from a 16-year gap ...
  • ... in all levels of governments , is the American Dream still attainable? [scald=33450:kl_image_original_context] ... But because of the problems currently facing our city (and indeed our state and our country), current and future generations ...
  • ... But it's not much better for agricultural workers in the United States. [scald=60478:kl_image_original_context] ... farm workers, under leaders like Cesar Chavez, forced the government to give them a minimum wage. And it wasn't until 1983 that the ...
  • Coming from the chaotic city of São Paulo, Brazil, the laid back Los Angeles of the 70s seemed like a dream for the aspiring musician. ... "I contacted them. And a week or ten days after, the government gave us the funds to have satellite distribution. Right off the ...
  • ... is the chart topper as the day with the most homicides in Los Angeles. Its murder via Google Maps courtesy of the Los Angeles Times. A quick perusal ...
  • ... 30-10 plan is Villaraigosa's concept to have the federal government advance $30 billion over the next 10 years to pay for the promised ... of ribbons while government technocrats toiled at city hall and shadowy committees at the California Club and Jonathan Club met ...
  • ... pitch promised. If you could, you purchased this dream whole in the form of an orange grove whose ordered, golden acres ... and social history," writes about Los Angeles on KCET's SoCal Focus blog.   The image on this page is from the author's ...
  • ... didn't work out so well. "There were some confusion issues ," Littman said. "People waiting at the platform as the trains passed ... issues by Matthew Fleisher. It is brought to KCET's SoCal Focus blog in partnership with Spot.Us , which receives support ...

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