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The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles Play

The Latino Queer Arts and Film Festival Kicks Off in Los Angeles

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 1:32PM

In Los Angeles this weekend? Check this out.

Topics: Culture

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

by Jamilah King on February 12 2014, 11:53AM

Another showdown is brewing over ethnic studies.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

Chicana College Student Claims Police Assaulted Her in Hospital

by Jamilah King on February 11 2014, 4:44PM

And she’s got the video evidence to prove it.

Topics: /NOW

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City's Latinas

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City’s Latinas

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2014, 5:09PM

Los Angeles is getting ready to take on a minimum wage hike fight for hotel workers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2014, 2:36PM

The district employs 98 school librarians for 768 school libraries.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Did Incriminating Evidence End Sheriff Baca's Career?

Did Incriminating Evidence End Sheriff Baca’s Career?

by Aura Bogado on January 14 2014, 7:00AM

Sheriff Lee Baca stepped down from Los Angeles County Sheriff amid accusations of prisoner and visitor abuse in his department. Were the too much for even Baca to bear?

Topics: Criminal Justice

'Street Knowledge 2 College' Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

‘Street Knowledge 2 College’ Profiles Students at FREE L.A. High School

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 10:00AM

A new web series looks at one innovative high school that aims close the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

L.A.'s Star Chef Roy Choi Talks About Melding Cultures

L.A.’s Star Chef Roy Choi Talks About Melding Cultures

by Jamilah King on November 18 2013, 7:00AM

The celebrity chef dishes on the new flavor of the country.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Flash Mob Does 'Thriller' Dance to Protest Echo Park Gang Injunctions

Flash Mob Does ‘Thriller’ Dance to Protest Echo Park Gang Injunctions

by Jamilah King on November 1 2013, 11:45AM

More than 150 people participated in and witnessed the protest.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

LA County Sheriff Baca Found Personally Liable for Inmate Beating

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 4:20PM

Baca may have to pay up to $100,000.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

On National Coming Out Day, LA Teachers Wear Badges in Solidarity

On National Coming Out Day, LA Teachers Wear Badges in Solidarity

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 3:56PM

As part of ‘Coming Out for Safe Schools,’ this is the first time the LAUSD has gone to such extensive measures to show solidarity towards LGBTQ students.

Topics: /NOW

Read Chef Roy Choi's 'Lost' Chapter on Food, Growing Up in Immigrant LA

Read Chef Roy Choi’s ‘Lost’ Chapter on Food, Growing Up in Immigrant LA

by Jamilah King on September 30 2013, 11:17AM

Here’s what you won’t see in the popular chef’s new biography ‘L.A. Son.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

by Jamilah King on September 23 2013, 9:51AM

But the man refused to hold up his end of the bargain.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Los Angeles Is Becoming Majority Latino -- Again

Los Angeles Is Becoming Majority Latino — Again

by Jamilah King on July 17 2013, 11:19AM

Here’s a brief history of the Mexicans who founded the city of Los Angeles.

Topics: /NOW

Parent Trigger Hits Again in Los Angeles’ Watts Public School

by Julianne Hing on May 14 2013, 6:30AM

The controversial school reform tactic is picking up steam as it moves through Southern California.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

'Sa-I-Gu' Documentary Explores How Korean Women Remember the L.A. Riots

‘Sa-I-Gu’ Documentary Explores How Korean Women Remember the L.A. Riots

by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 5:07PM

Today is the 21st anniversary of the uprising in Los Angeles shortly after the Rodney King trial verdict was announced. “Sa-I-Gu”, Korean for April 29, opens a window on Korean American women in Los Angeles whose stores — and lives…

Topics: History, /NOW

L.A. Food Culture Offers a Glimpse Into 'The New America'

L.A. Food Culture Offers a Glimpse Into ‘The New America’

by Julianne Hing on April 26 2013, 6:00AM

The U.S. will be “majority-minority” in a few decades, but in the City of Angels the future is now. In fact, you can literally taste it.

Topics: Arts & Culture, How We Eat

Los Angeles School Board OK's Landmark Parent Trigger Proposal

Los Angeles School Board OK’s Landmark Parent Trigger Proposal

by Julianne Hing on April 17 2013, 8:21AM

The controversial school reform tactic just picked up a big win in Los Angeles.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Is California's 'Parent Trigger' Schools Movement Finally Growing Up?

Is California’s ‘Parent Trigger’ Schools Movement Finally Growing Up?

by Julianne Hing on April 15 2013, 6:00AM

With powerful outside help, parents are dramatically restructuring Los Angeles’ predominantly Latino 24th Street Elementary School. Will the school give the controversial ‘parent trigger’ technique the makeover it needs?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Las Cafeteras Bring Activism and (Good!) Music to SXSW [VIDEO] Play

Las Cafeteras Bring Activism and (Good!) Music to SXSW [VIDEO]

by Jorge Rivas on March 14 2013, 11:02AM

Their mission is to learn, share, and practice the beauty, culture and energy of Son Jarocho music for the purpose of building autonomous communities.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, SXSW

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