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Articles by Nancy Martinez

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

Activist, Actor Olmos Inducted Into MAOF Hall of Fame

Unbeknownst to many, there is a Mexican American Latino Hall of Fame in Montebello.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ruben Salazar Remembered

Last Friday, Valdez and other longtime Chicano activists joined Molina at Salazar Park on Whittier Boulevard to unveil a plaque commemorating the journalist’s legacy.
categories City AffairsMediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Monterey Park Adds E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban

E-cigarette manufacturers and sellers often tout e-cigarettes as a tool to help people kick the smoking habit, however the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have yet to embrace that claim.
categories City AffairsHealthNeighborhoods

Montebello Shifts to Recycled Water at Local Park

Bell Gardens uses some recycled water, while Commerce explores its options.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoods

Exide’s Latest Troubles Is Good News to Locals

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed company documents.
categories BusinessGreen NewsHealthJusticeNeighborhoods

Vernon’s ‘Business Friendly’ Title Questioned

High cost of doing business in Vernon is making businesses question the city's "business-friendliness."
categories BusinessCity Affairs

Montebello Recreation Program In Need of Art Classes

The city is accepting proposals from community members interested in teaching a class.
categories Arts & CultureEducationNeighborhoodsYouth

Being Close to Power Inspires Latino Interns to Do More

Congressional internship experience has proved to be an empowering experience for Latino students, who a new sense of commitment to be informed about issues facing their communities and the country, and to do more than just stand on the sidelines.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth
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