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Category: Politics

Study on Homeless Use of Emergency Rooms

LA City & County service agencies, area non-profits convened at Town Hall to address key findings & develop action plan.
categories HealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

County to Honor Ruben Salazar Friday

A special ceremony will be held Friday Aug. 29 in East Los Angeles to honor slain journalist Ruben Salazar, whose “life and death have became emblematic of the Chicano Rights movement of the 1970s, according to Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina.
categories MediaPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Eric Garcetti and El Clasificado Driving Economic Success in LA

A panel of experts helped Latino entrepreneurs in an event that was attended by Martha de la Torre, founder of El Clasificado.
categories BusinessCity AffairsPolitics

Jose Antonio Vargas Applies for Deferred Action

As part of ‘1 of 11 Million’ campaign.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

State’s Spurning of $6 million Could Hurt Medi-Cal Renewals

California turned down a $6 million grant to keep those previously enrolled, as well as those newly enrolled poor people, on the state's Medicaid program.
categories HealthPolitics

CA Ethnic Voters Tip Scales in Support of Medi-Cal for the Undocumented

Just over half of the state's voters support extending Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented immigrants, according to new survey findings.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

DACA Grantee Chronicles Life of Undocumented Filipino Family in Short Film

For Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) grantee and immigrant rights advocate Seth Roquillo, using film as a medium of communication can play a key role in opening the eyes of Americans about what it really means to be undocumented.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationMediaPolitics

Latino Voices Will be Heard in 2014 Elections But Not Enough — Why Not Shout Louder?

The Republican Party’s anti-immigrant stance will hurt its candidates in each of the competitive House races in California in 2014.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Mayor Butts Claims Chronicle Story Prompted $18 Million Loan to MSG to Be Reconsidered

At July 29 Inglewood City Council meeting, mayor appears admits to reconsidering city budget.
categories BusinessCity AffairsMediaNeighborhoodsPolitics

Immigration Activists Hold Prayer Vigil in LA for Administrative Relief

Over a hundred activists, undocumented immigrants, and supporters held a prayer vigil on Wednesday, August 6 at McArthur Park in Downtown Los Angeles to call on President Barack Obama to extend administrative relief, particularly to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors who are now facing deportation.
categories ImmigrationPolitics
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