The California Legislature passed a pair of bills greenlighting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s campaign to build 10,000 new beds and housing units and increase drug addiction treatment as part of his response to the state’s homelessness and drug crises. The Democratic governor is expected to sign the bills, which received bipartisan support. Newsom will now ask voters to approve the changes on the March primary ballot.
A sweeping agreement between labor and the health industry would gradually raise the minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of health workers in California to a nation-leading $25 an hour while ending a years-long battle over dialysis clinics. State Sen. María Elena Durazo, the Los Angeles Democrat who introduced the bill, called her bill “a first in the nation historic investment in our healthcare workforce.”
Felix Muñoz was still a teenager when Fernando Valenzuela parted the sea of fans lined up to shake his hand on Olvera Street in the 80s as the world champion beelined it towards the taquitos. He is one of the many merchants on Olvera Street, who for decades, have continued to preserve the essence of Olvera Street.
Tonantzin Carmona nació y creció en Chicago. De joven, vivió en el barrio La Villita (Little Village). Su familia eventualmente se mudó al de Pilsen, en el Lower West Side. Ambos vecindarios son enclaves ricos en cultura y tradiciones mexicano-estadounidenses. Carmona toma parte de una investigación de dos años con el programa de becas Brookings […]
California Attorney General Rob Bonta filed a lawsuit today against Chino Valley Unified asking the San Bernardino County Superior Court to end a district policy that requires school staff to tell parents if their child asks to be identified by a different gender or name, or accesses a bathroom or program that don’t align with the gender on their official records. Bonta calls the policy discriminatory and dangerous.
Blue Beetle” opened at the top spot of the United States box office, with the film making $25 million in its debut weekend, beating Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” movie. Latino culture and values were strongly represented and characterized on the big screen with DC’s new movie, “Blue Beetle.”
Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta along with other Latino media leaders gathered in Sacramento last Wednesday for the second annual Latino Media Summit 2023, hosted by the Latino Media Collaborative (LMC). CALÓ NEWS spoke to Dolores Huerta on Latino representation, Farm Workers Movement, amnesty and other important topics.
Each year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates and organizes World Breastfeeding week.
Amairani Hernandez shares her experience as a first-time mother.
California, particularly in Los Angeles and San Francisco, has long grappled with a housing crisis that has left millions struggling to find affordable and stable homes. In June, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) released a report that indicated that the homeless population has increased. Among those affected, the Latino community bears a significant […]
Despite progress in gender diversity in the medical field, gaps remain for Latina physicians. A new report by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute reveals that Latina physicians in California and the U.S. are severely underrepresented. It has been shown that physicians who speak Spanish are essential to improving Latino healthcare access and addressing […]
On August 5, “Long Beach Embrace, a mural was unveiled by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, LA vs Hate’s Summer of Solidarity, in partnership with The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach. The mural evokes a tableau of people, movements and issues significant to the LGBTQ+ community, such as liberation, healthcare, land justice, and education, among others.
Lección #1 – Eres más brillante de lo que tú misma crees Nunca olvidaré el día que ingresé a mi portal de solicitudes de UCLA (el sistema de la Universidad de California, y su campus en Los Ángeles) y las palabras “felicitaciones, eres una #bruinbound” (es decir, eres parte de UCLA, como si fueras una […]