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Articles by Nancy Martinez

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

First of two parts: How one East Los Angeles family prepared for the death of a loved one.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Forum Examines Quality in Early Education

Leaders in education, government, and business from all across the country descended on the Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to discuss the importance of early education.
categories EducationPolitics

‘Jail Hotels’ Offer An Alternative to County

Montebello’s ‘self-pay’ inmate program costs $100 a day.
category Justice

Mayor Mourned Amid Claims of Abuse, Infidelity

A two-minute 911 call released Tuesday is creating a clearer image of what happened last week when Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot by his wife at their Bell Gardens home during a domestic dispute.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Bell Gardens Must Fill Crespo’s Council Seat

According to City Manager Philip Wagner the council seat of Mayor Daniel Crespo cannot remain vacant until the city’s next regular election in November 2015, more than a year away.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Bell Gardens Mayor Fatally Shot: Wife Detained and Released

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot Tuesday in what investigators called a domestic dispute.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoods

Voices and Vozes: How Do You Identify Yourself?

Community and individuals speak about their ethnic identity.
category Race/Ethnic Relations

Governor Urged to Sign Exide-Related Bills

Elected officials, activists blame DTSC for failing to protect community.
categories BusinessGreen NewsPoliticsPublic Safety

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

Is "Hispanic" a homogeneous group that is easy to identify and characterize?
category Race/Ethnic Relations

Bell Gardens Students Lay Down the Law

MUSD’s first ‘Teen Court’ opens at local high school.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsYouth
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