Latino Population in Cali to Surpass Non-Hispanic Whites in March
Latino Population in Cali to Surpass Non-Hispanic Whites in March
By Latina Staff | 03/24/2014 - 09:34

By the end of this month, Latinos are expected to become the largest racial/ethnic group in California, surpassing the number of non-Hispanic whites living in the state, accordi


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Bilingual Education Ban May Be Overturned in California
Bilingual Education Ban May Be Overturned in California
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/25/2014 - 10:37

A new bill proposed by California state Sen.


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Jamie Carrillo
California Educator Accused of Sexual Abuse via YouTube Jailed
By Cristina Arreola | 02/04/2014 - 12:43

A former Southern California educator was jailed on felony charges after a former female student accused her of sexual abuse in a YouTube video that’s gained nearly a million views. 


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California Mom Gives Birth To 15-Pound Baby
California Mom Gives Birth To 15-Pound Baby
By Cristina Arreola | 01/24/2014 - 10:44

A California mom got  more than she bargained for when she gave birth to one of the nation’s biggest babies last week. 


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Cops Shoot Cali Boy Seven Times in 10 Seconds
Cops Shoot Cali Boy Seven Times in 10 Seconds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 10:16

Thirteen-year-old California resident, Andy Lopez Cruz, lost his life on Tuesday after police shot him several times in just a matter of seconds.

According to Fox News Latino, Cruz was carrying what cops thought was an assault rifle, but the weapon actually turned out to be a toy.


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5 Reasons California is Doing the Most for Immigration
5 Ways California is Doing the Most for Immigration
By Latina Staff | 10/09/2013 - 11:01

California Gov. Jerry Brown has been working hard to sign bills into law that will speed up the assmilation of immigrants in the country illegally -- at least throughout California. A study conducted by the University of Southern California found that over 2.6 million people in the state of California, the majority being Latinos, do not have legal status.


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California Governor Jerry Brown
California Governor to Sign Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver's Licenses
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 10:17

California Gov. Jerry Brown made history last week after signing AB 10 into law -- a bill allowing the state to increase its minimum wage by $2.


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Minimum Wage Protest
California's New Minimum Wage Increase Will be the Nation's Highest
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/26/2013 - 11:33

Earlier this month, fast food workers in Los Angeles came together to protest for a higher hourly minimum wage, and it appears their effort was a success.

On Wednesday morning, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill called AB 10, approving a $2 minimum wage increase. This boost would make California's minimum wage the highest in the United States.


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Lawyer Sergio Garcia
California Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Undocumented Immigrants To Practice Law
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:17

A new bill has reached the desk of California Gov. Jerry Brown, and it could make it easier to many undocumented immigrants to achieve the American Dream. 


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They Got More Bounce in California: 20 Latino Celebs with Cali Roots!
They Got More Bounce in California: 20 Latino Celebs with Cali Roots!
By Jill Pankow | 09/23/2013 - 15:58

Did you know that by 2014, Hispanics will be the largest group in California? It's true! And sure, many of your favorite Latino stars now call California home, but which celebs can say they resided in The Golden State before they chose a career in the spotlight? Many of us start California dreamin’ when the skies turn grey. Check out which of your favorite Latino stars never had to dream because they always called paradise home.


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