Spotlight on the Brown: Steve Salas
East Los Angeles singer/songwriter EL CHICANO & TIERRA fame - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

From Lowell School to San Diego Waterfront-Sixty Years a Longie!
Augie Reyes, From Lowell School, Logan Heights To the San Diego Waterfront - - Sixty Years A Longie - by Augie Bareño

Dolores Huerta Honored at Billie Jean King & Friends Gala
Cal State LA alumna Billie Jean King recognized legendary labor union trailblazer Dolores Huerta during 20th gala - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Complete Guide to Federal Student Loans for Immigrants
Navigate the financial aid maze by asking for help - by Andrew Pentis

Indigenous Guanajuato
From the Spanish Contact to 2015 - by John P. Schmal

AltaMed CEO Cástulo de la Rocha To Be Honored
National Healthcare Leader and Latino Advocate Cástulo de la Rocha and Award-winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda to be honored - by LatinoLA Contributor

Arturo Pacheco-Vega Named Cal State LA Outstanding Professor
Cal State LA's mechanical engineering professor recognized during the 2017 University Convocation - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Representation in California (1849-2017)
Forging the path to recognition - by John P. Schmal

Forming the Next Generation of Latino Filmmakers
AT&T and DirecTV grant scholarships to Latino talent looking to grow in the film industry - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spotlight on McDonald's Franchisee, Frank Sanchez
Owner-operator and father is inspiring Latinos to dream big - by LatinoLA Contributor

Priscilla Velez: 2017 AARP Andrus Opportunity Award Winner
This year's winner is the founder of Lincoln High's first Environmental Club with a number of passionate members - by Anaí Ibarra

MALDEF President to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Cal State LA
Thomas A. Saenz will be conferred a Doctor of Humane Letters and be the keynote speaker during the University Commencement, 5/20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dolores Mission School Principal Karina Moreno-Corgan Honored
Three notables received the Spirit of Healing Award from the Los Angeles Christian Health Centers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Komal Dadlani: Toyota Mother of Invention
Latin American scientist and co-founder and CEO of Lab4U honored at recent Women in the World LA Salon - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spotlight on the Brown: Monibee Henley
San Bernardino's own musical queen of the Inland Empire - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Cal State LA Biochemistry Faculty Lauded For Her Accomplishments
Professor Cecilia Zurita-Lopez honored as a 2017 Emerging Scholar - by LatinoLA Contributor

Alberto Ávalos Named 2016 Líder of the Year
Recognition includes $25,000 grant from Coors Light to implement a Latino leadership project for Hispanic Heritage Foundation - by LatinoLA Contributor

Sabor Latino Completes His Masters Degree
Anything in life is possible - by LatinoLA Contributor

10 Things You Should Know About Luis Valdez
Get to know the director of Zoot Suit, coming to the Mark Taper Forum in 2017 - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Cal State LA Honors Entrepreneur, Philanthropist George L. Pla
Pla receives humanitarian award at annual Billie Jean King gala - by LatinoLA Contributor

Meeting Cheech Marin at His Book Signing
What a darling, charming, talented, and inspirational human being! - by Maria Reyna

First Latina Appointed to Head Local News for KRCA-62
LBI Media, Inc. appoints Andrea Ospina as new vice president of local news for KRCA-62 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Interview with Peter Benavides, CEO - Blindness Support Services
Making a difference for the sight impaired individuals and families - by Steven Chavez and Roberto Tijerina

Frank Mills Miranda: Radio Guy Who Broadcasts All Things Chicano
Chicano Radio Network: A platform to engage the government and people when the basic rights of Chicanos were challenged - by Joe Ortiz Associates

An Interview with La Onda Tejana Icon: Johnny Hernandez
Audio: El Beto-Man talks with singer, song writer, and author of a new autobiography - by Steven Chavez/Robert Tijerina

Julie Carmen's Indie Films Love Affair and Imagen Award Nom
"By championing each other, we make it easier for the industry to pay attention to our voices" - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Change from the Inside by Richard Alatorre
"My Life, the Chicano Movement, and the Story of an Era" book signing at ChimMaya Gallery, Sep. 18, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Interview with Jennifer Rodriguez, Olympian skater
Winning two Bronze medals, 2002 Salt Lake City - by Armando F Sanchez

Tribute for Armando "Mando" Martinez
East LA Revue Internet Radio's Roberto "Beto-man" Tijerina reminisces about his amigo - by Steven Chavez

Jaime Escalante Honored with Forever Stamp
U.S. Postal Service dedicated a limited edition stamp to Cal State LA alumnus - by LatinoLA Contributor

LBI Media, Inc. Appoints Marco Gonzalez as New VP of PR
Gonzalez to spearhead newly created public relations and corporate affairs division - by LatinoLA Contributor

Affordable Oil Portraits by Chicana artist Sonya Fe
Retratos asequibles, 8 x 10 Oleo sobre lienzo por solo $100.00 mas envío $12
por correo electronico sus fotos a vasquetzal@aol.

Two Young Latino Leaders on Finding Success in Corporate America
Two of GM's young Latino professionals among professionals named by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility - by LatinoLA Contributor

Obama Cabinet Member Receives Honorary Degree from Cal State LA
Maria Contreras-Sweet will be conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during Cal State LA's Commencement - by LatinoLA Contributor

VIDEO: Latina First-Gen College Student
Captured year by year, Boyhood style - by Mira Zimet

Defending American Shores: One Family's Service to Country
The strong commitment of one Mexican-American family to the defense of America - by Jennifer C. Vo and John P. Schmal

Who Was Marco Antonio Firebaugh and Why Should We Honor Him?
A life his dedicated to serving the most vulnerable and the underrepresented - by Prof. Armando Vazquez-Ramos and Mayra Castro

Tower of Power's Brass Master
Legendary multi-instrumentalist Mic Gillette continues to shine as a band leader, session player and music teacher - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Sabor Latino Returns to the Spotlight Once Again
Sabor Latino's second book "Mis Grandes Canciones y Poemas" will be released to online book stores early 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ruby Polanco President/Founder of the Ruby Makeup Academy
Makeup academy founder makes Hollywood dreams come true - by Matthew Davis

Meet Guadalupe Ba??ales, Engineer at General Motors
Latest interviewee in Role Model Series strives to be an engineer at the forefront of more fuel efficient vehicle technology - by Armando F Sanchez

On-demand Interviews with Top 68 Authors, Writers and Leaders
Be inspired by their writings, stories and outstanding literary works with these webcasts, podcasts and articles - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

Video: Interview with JPL/NASA's Christina Diaz
A Latina in STEM as field systems engineer for the Mars 2020 Rover - by Armando F Sanchez

Latino Representation in California (1849-2015)
The long-term struggle for a voice in public affairs - by John P. Schmal

ViceVersa Magazine is Celebrating Its First Birthday
Every week, ViceVersa Magazine publishes interviews with important Latin personalities, as well as young new talent - by LatinoLA Contributor

Meet: Thelma T. Reyna, Ph.D., Award-winning Writer and Poet
She's a logger, editor, writer, consultant, professor ... listen to her on live global podcast - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

Latin-Alt Singer De'Anza First To Perform Inside Amoeba
Amoeba Music, the largest independent record store in the world, hosts weekly in-store performances. - by Ky Vera

Rising Jazz-pop Star Irene Diaz to open Netroots Nation
Headlining opening of the largest gathering of progressive activists, candidates and Members of Congress in Phoenix, July 16-19 - by Patrick O'Heffernan

CCNMA 2015 Ruben Salazar Awards Announced
CNN Digital, CNN Espa??ol and CSUN student named winners

?íLa India Maria, Presente!
Commemorating the passing of the first genre-busting cyber-indigena and celebrated entertainment innovator - by Pocha Pe??a

MovingUP Spotlight: Luis Quiroz and The Airliner
"Don't give up on your dreams and be willing to do whatever it takes to have what you want." - by Jose Alfaro

Lethal Latina Debuts at Invicta Fighting Championships
Lethal Laura makes her Invicta FC debut on home turf at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, February 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Thanking Those Who Worked in Secret
Our heroes of the Cold War era - by Armando F Sanchez

Spotlight on the Brown
L.A.'s unsinkable Hank Castro, Mr. Brown Eyed Soul - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Discovering Family Secrets About Their Work
The importance of honoring our family for their work in the defense of our nation - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

The Legend: Trini Lopez
From the barrio to Beverly Hills, this folk singing sensation took the world by storm - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Hispanic News On-Line

Notes from ChicanAztlan: Miriam's Electricity War Part 2
In Tijuana, a lot of families had gone into debt, just a month before Christmas, in order to install their electrical posts and - by John Edward Rangel

Victor Villase??or, Author of Rain of Gold
Interview with Victor Villase??or, a Mexican-American author, screenplay writer and gifted and accomplished speaker - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

New Los Angeles Poet Laureate is Chicano Writer Luis Rodriguez
Luis is only the second poet laureate--and the first Latino - by LatinoLA Contributor

Brazilian Designer and Photographer Debuts National Exhibition
The Exhibition AfroBrasil: Art and Identities looks to address the complexities of Brazil's heritage across frontiers - by LatinoLA Contributor

Notes from ChicanAztlan: Miriam's Electricity War
In TJ's Fracc. L del E., she scraped together the hundred plus dollars needed to purchase and install her electrical meter - by John Edward Rangel

Goodbye, Mi Jefe...Thanks For the Ride!
The passing of a beloved father, grandfather, uncle, and neighborhood icon - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

The Dancing Lady of San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley's local legend "Dancing Mary" Brewer is an inspiration to many - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Ex-Cop to Ex-Con- A Full Circle LA Story
After serving a 12 year sentence for money skimming as an LA County Sheriff, Robert shares his story with the LAPD - by Michael Juarez

Tragedy & Triumph of an LAPD Female Officer
Cynthia Juarez: Respected police officer, mother of 4, wife of a deputy sheriff convicted of stealing drug dealer money - by Michael Juarez

Living la Vida Lethal
MMA fighter "Lethal" Laura scores another first round knockout. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Lethal Latina back in action!
MMA fighter Lethal Laura Salazar gets back in the cage at Xplode Fight Series XFS: Tornado on September 20th. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D., Astronaut & Deputy Dir., Johnson Space
Interview with the classical flutist who's logged 978 hours in space - by Armando F Sanchez

Interview with Derek Parra: Olympian & Medal Winner
Speed skater and Gold and Silver Medalist, 2002 Salt Lake City, talks about growing up, making the team and living the dream - by Armando F Sanchez, Contributing Writer

2014 Miss Louisiana Latina
Kaylyn Robinson-Fernandez named 2014 Miss Louisiana Latina

Cristela Alonzo: From Humble Beginnings to Hollywood
CRISTELA series premier Fridays at 8:30PM starting October 10 on ABC - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Alumni Brittany Garcia Awarded $40,000 Scholarship
Recently graduated magna cum laude the recipient of a scholarship from the Water Resources and Policy Initiatives - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUBS's Info Technology Department Appoints New Director
Felix Zuniga is selected as director of project management and assessment in the Information Technology Services department - by CSUSB

LA Latino Theater Group Seeks Immediate Funds for NYC Trip
Only days remain for local Latino theater group to raise $12K to perform their Brown and Out Plays as part of the Fringe Theater - by Arturo Toledo

Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land
Murrieta protestors block immigrants, alienate Mexican music star - by Eliana Alcaraz Esparza, Latin Heat

Spotlight on the Brown
Introducing all the way from England to the Land of 1000 Dances: Mr. Fabian Fernandez - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Desperado returns to CSUSB's Summer Wednesdays on July 9
Fans of the legendary Eagles will get a special treat as they enjoy the iconic band's music - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cesar Chavez: An American Hero
His legacy will live forever - by Maria Reyna

Rancho Cucamonga's Daniel "Twitch" Franco
His next fight is scheduled for Friday, July 11th at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center in the city of Oxnard - by LatinoLA Contributor

CSUSB Psychology Student Headed to D.C. for Panetta Internship
Kristen Ramos, Cal State San Bernardino student, was selected for the prestigious congressional internship program - by Racheal Rickman

The Godfather of Hispanic Branding: Richard Monta??ez
If you go back in time before Flaming Hot Cheetos, no one was selling anything hot or flavorful. He changed that. - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Labor Leader Mar?¡a Elena Durazo to be Conferred Honorary Degree
Cal State L.A. to hold honorary doctorate ceremony during Saturday Commencement - by Margie Low

LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS Taps Senior Counselor To Lead Practice
Paulo P. Lima, Ph.D. announced to head the marketing and public relation agency's Hispanic Practice - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dr. Alvaro Huerta: From the Projects to Academia to Author
Challenging the lies, contradictions and hypocrisies articulated by American leaders about honest, hard-working immigrants - by Corina Martinez Chaudhry, CEO, The Latino Author

Alejandra Espinoza: An Inspiration to Hispanics Across the US
The TV presenter, model and winner of the first winner of Nuestra Belleza Latina salutes the life journeys of U.S. Latinos - by LatinoLA Contributor

Podcast Interview with Eddie Morin, Author of Valor and Discord
Mr. Morin is also the son of Raul Morin who wrote the book "Among the Valiant" Mexicans Americans in WWII and Korea - by DC Hahn

Raquel Lopez: A Hispanic Mother in Need of Your Help
Living near downtown Los Angeles and suffering under our legal system - by Sharon Sguigna

M??nica Gil to Lead Nielsen's Multicultural Growth Strategy
Promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Nielsen's new Multicultural Growth and Strategy team - by LatinoLA Contributor

Laura Salazar Remains Lethal Inside the Cage
Rosemead-based MMA fighter "Lethal" Laura triumphant in pro debut by dispatching her opponent Jackie Bollinger - by LatinoLA Contributor

#Latina #Author Breaks Down Barriers to the #LGBT Community
Barriers to Love: Embracing a Bisexual Identity by Marina Peralta highlights struggle with family, Latino society and identity - by Natalie Obando

Lethal Latina Makes Pro MMA debut
Amateur world champion "Lethal" Laura prepares to join the professional ranks in Women's MMA - by latinola contributor

In the Service of Their County
The Ortegas from Saticoy - by John P. Schmal

Luis Avalos: Farewell to a Talent, Mentor and Best Friend
Remembered as a talented actor/director, a pioneer in the entertainment industry, a loving son and as a best friend - by Jerry Velasco and Elia Esparza

Erminio Dominguez: In the Service of His Country
He received four bronze stars, the Purple Heart, the EAME Theater Ribbon, and a good conduct medal for his extraordinary service - by John P. Schmal

Diane Rodriguez Begins Term as Board Chair of TCG
Theatre Communications Group announces new appointments to board of directors - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Hope for Aztlan: Imagine a New California
Celebrated Chicano author, poet, journalist and lecturer Luis Rodriguez throws his hat in the ring for California Governor - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Lossip's Top 10 Latino Novelists
TOP 10 list features obvious candidates Isabel Allende, Giannina Braschi, Junot Diaz, Julia Alvarez, and Sandra Cisneros - by Lossip

Cuban-Irish-American Author Antonio Sacre Releases New Book
The author donates storytelling assemblies, Family Literacy Nights, and Writing Workshops, to L.A. Public Schools - by Veronica Gonzalez

SciFi Channel and Adventurer Actress Jael De Pardo
The Real Lara Croft? - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

CSU Trustees Award CSULA's Antezana with Scholarship
Political science major overcomes challenges, becomes advocate for AB540 students - by Margie Low

Pasadena Christian School Educators Honor Hispanic Heritage
Exemplifying cutural pride and the American dream - by LatinoLA Contributor, Pasadena Christian School Media Relations

An Elegy for Jose Montoya
You're in all things kind and lovely ... Comic, sad and tragic. - by David Saucedo

The Mixed Martial Artist and His Motorcycle
Documentary debuting during Hispanic Heritage Month highlights Cain Velasquez and a celebrated leather motorcycle jacket - by LatinoLA Contributor

Juan J. Dominguez Named 'Latino Lawyer of the Year'
Award to be presented at the Hispanic National Bar Association's 38th Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado - by LatinoLA Contributor

Richard Bean: Rock Royalty Doesn't Get Any Better
Meet the real man behind the words and voice of the Chicano National Anthem AKA Suavecito - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

The Essential Esai Morales Interview
The veteran actor and activist talks about his inspirations, career, and run for SAG-AFTRA president - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Alex Ramon: Rock Star Latino Master Magician
The young wonder's 'Illusion Fusion' magic and illusion show is the number one attraction in Lake Tahoe - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Alicia Jimenez To Help Underserved Families Buy Their First Home
She joins Union Bank's Consumer Lending Group as Community Loan Officer - by LatinoLA Contributor

Upcoming Latina Motivator
Sasha Marina is an actress, host and everything in between. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Where's Our Chicano Super Hero? Part 2
Meet Fernando Balderas Rodriguez, comic book creator and deported American - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Latinos are Going Out Into the World and Flourishing
Find out how Jaime Sandoval -- Mexican-American, realtor and hard worker -- thrives - by Adriana Licerio

Young Latina Wins 2nd Place at Latino Book Festival
Evelyn Quijas, a Chino Hills high school graduate, is Illustrator of children's books at age 23, wins for "Periquito&q - by Georgette Baker

Goodbye, Brother...and Thanks for the Ride
Another soul leaves the Land of 1000 Dances for Heaven ... Sam Arzaga - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Eastside Performers: One Love, One Family
The Chicano music and comedy community comes together to support one of our own, Aaron Ballesteros - by Rudy Moreno, Comedian/Actor /Producer

Where's Our Chicano Super Hero?
Meet Fernando Balderas Rodriguez, comic book creator and deported American - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

CSULA Graduating Senior is a Testimony of Courage, Hope
Sociology major Betania Santos undergoes double mastectomy, finds strength - by Margie Low, CSULA Public Affairs

Herbalife is New Official Nutrition Sponsor of Cristiano Ronaldo
Nutrition company partners with international soccer star - by LatinoLA Contributor

Conversation With Johnathan Gwyn, CEO of New Hispanic TV Network
"Our goal at MICASA is to build a long-term connection with our bilingual, bicultural Hispanic audience" - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Latina Realtor Receives Top Honors
Mayra Rath of Whittier awarded coveted 5-Star distinction - by LatinoLA Contributor

Juan Sifuentes: My Hero
I Will Never Forget You, Dad - by Juan A. Sifuentes Jr.

USC Latino Student Serves as a Delegate to the United Nations
Senior David Hernandez, the son of Mexican immigrants, sets sights on political career - by LatinoLA Contributor, USC Media Relations

Latin Grammy Nominee in Spotlight Again
Suemy Gonzalez of Trio Ellas is the first Latina to graduate from USC Popular Music Performance Program - by LatinoLA Contributor, USC Media Relations

USC Latino Pop Class Crosses Language, Cultural Barriers
Class helmed by Andy Abad, first Latino instructor with Popular Music Program - by LatinoLA Contributor, USC Media Relations

Chicano Music Legend Rudy Salas of Tierra
The lead guitarist and songwriter for East L.A.'s legacy band speaks up about his new music, his politics, and his family - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

The Night I Met A Legend
I had no Idea the young lady in the bright yellow shirt would become la reina Laura Canales - by Juan A. Sifuentes Jr.

Write Your Own History: Sal Castro's Legacy
The late educator, activist, and civil rights leader prompted a dramatic change in the youth, particularly Chicanos in the L.A. - by Carlos Manuel Haro, Ph.D.

Sal Castro the Teacher...Sal Castro the Man
Gone now but he is not forgotten, he was a pioneer in the movimiento and he touched a lot of people - by Jesus M Perez

WWII Vet Volunteers Everywhere at Age 90!
Aluminum Castles/Castillos de Aluminio: The memoirs of a ball turret gunner - by Georgette Baker

A New Generation of Latino Muralists
Levi Ponce inspires cultural community collaboration in the heart of the San Fernando Valley - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Garrett Gomez Story Named Book Award Finalist
Rudolph Valier Alvarado's book named a - by Yvette Robertson

Jason Rodriguez: From Jail to Hollywood
A ride from hell and back - by Jose-Gabriel Almeida

Spotlight on the Brown: Singer Rocky Padilla
L.A.'s King of Chicano R & B - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

5 Top Bilingual Transformational Leaders Will Unite in LA
Renew U/Renueva T headliners Include Don Miguel Ruiz, Mabel Katz, Gary Quinn, Gabriel Nossovitch and DC Cordoba, February 16 - by Jackie Lapin

The Ron Gochez Candidacy: Why it Matters
In a race dominated by career politicians, a different kind stands out - by Ivan Villanueva

An Intimate Portrait of Funk Jazz Master
Greg Adams is a driving force in defining an artistry that transcends musical genres - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

The Ultimate Billy Vera interview, At This Moment
Billy continues to write, produce, perform, do voice over work, and is very active as a music historian - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Living la Vida Lucha
Rosemead's Laura Salazar, championship Mixed Martial Arts fighter, wins gold in Greece. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Spotlight on the Brown: Phil Reyes
Founder of Souvenir Entertainment is a go-to sound guy for concerts, public events and so much more - by Frankie Firme, Contributing Editor

Fiercely Independent and EntrepreneurialIntroducing LiLo!
With talent, beauty, vision, a voice to boot, and business savvy, the singer delivers the goods - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Alzheimer's Education for U.S. Latinos
Novartis Pharmaceuticals aims to help close diagnosis gap for Latinos by providing in-language information and resources - by LatinoLA Contributor

Russell Means Era Gente
The American Indian Movement activist inspired many Chicanos in the 70s and 80s - by Sandra V. Castro

Flakiss: A True Hollywood Story
Pioneer in Latino hip hop scene gives a breakout performance as villain LaLa in "End of Watch" - by Antonio Velasco, Lethal Fatal

Bill Ortiz: Santana's Trumpet Master
"It's been an amazing ride, all the places we play and the musicians I've had a chance to play with." - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Bel Hernandez-Castillo: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
The Hollywood insider's latest project, ?íHOLA LA!, a talk show with a Latina point of view, debuts Sept. 30 - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Jesse Torres Appointed to Community Bank Advisory Council
LBC-GLA member & Pan American Bank president to provide advice on consumer financial issues, emerging market trends - by LatinoLA Contributor

Community Crusader Jose Hernandez
Songwriter, producer, arranger and leader of Mariachi Sol de Mexico ensures that mariachi music continues to endure - by Shirley Hawkins

Jessica Priego: Inspiring Latina
Priego advises Latino community on how to dream big - by LatinoLA Contributor

Domar Group's Don Martinez Chairs CHCC Commitee
Procurement Committee primary charter includes promoting procurement and supplier diversity issues - by Alexandra Villanueva

Dr. Ana Bejinez-Eastman Selected to Join Movement is Life
Local health professional joins an esteemed group to address health disparities - by LatinoLA Contributor

He Changed His Stars
Astronaut Joe Hernandez Is flying high in his run for Congress - by Casandra Moreno Lombera, Spicy Cilantro

Delia La Vara's Challenge: Producing the 2012 ALMA Awards
She co-heads the telecast showcasing the spirit and accomplishments of some of the most prolific Latinos in entertainment - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

My Separate Reality
Cuentos de un Nuyorican en Mexico - by Louis Cotto Vasallo

Perhaps California's Most Powerful Non-elected Latino
Roy M. Perez recognized for his devotion, continued support of Latino causes and business by several Hispanic Chambers of Commer - by Adrian Perez

Meet Jesse Flores, Lead Singer of Vudu Caf?®
He leads a hybrid or mix of several different blends; rock, soul, funk, R&B, Latin, and other sounds - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Local Veteran First in Family to Graduate with Bachelor's
University of Phoenix celebrates commencement in Southern California

Bohme Boutique Has Made the Inc. 500
Two Latina sister's team honored with a spot in the prestigious list - by Michael B

Salvador Santana: Living The Dream and Loving It!
The musically gifted and uncomplicated lead singer, songwriter and keyboardist of the Salvador Santana Band opens up - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

Innovative Book Helps Latinos With Their Finances And Lifestyle
Patricia Mendez-Hall's "Running the Bases in America" is the valued book recently published, says Larry King

David K Matthews: Keyboardist Extraordinaire
From Tower of Power to Santana, he's a nice guy who gives it all to music - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

El Que Nadie Expecto: The Lower East Side Rider!
I ask that if you have Netflix please watch the film - King Of Paper Chasin - all indie and all NY - by Jason Lanzar Rivera

Omar Gonzalez Renews Sponsorship Deal with Herbalife
2011 MLS defender of the year finds good fit with nutrition company - by LatinoLA Contributor

Help Latina Literary Agent Leticia Gomez Win a $250,000 grant
She only needs 80 more votes to become eligible. Vote and spread the word! - by Mayra Calvani

Hawthorne Mother Inspires Her Daughter
Angelica and Marisol Frausto win a private photo shoot with telenovela star Sebastian Rulli, more in Verizon-sponsored contest - by LatinoLA Contributor

La India: Supreme Princess of Salsa
Anointed by the Queen of Salsa herself, Celia Cruz, she continues to mesmerize audiences around the world - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

The Corrido of Chalino S?ínchez:
Twenty years in the making, a concert in homage of the legendary singer and songwriter, May 18 - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

Union Bank Appoints George Ramirez Chief Diversity Executive
26-year bank veteran's new role affirms company's commitment to workforce diversity - by LatinoLA Contributor

Marlene Forte is Acting
A co-star of the upcoming "Dallas" reboot is quickly becoming one of the most recognized Latinas on TV - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

??Te Gusta el Malambo Argentino?
Looking for ways to promote my talent and showcase Malambo at festivals, events and/or private parties. - by Isaac Gardella

George De Los Santos: Spider Sense
He not only wears his life on his tattoo sleeve, he shares his story with those that may benefit from learning about his past - by Yadhira De Leon, Lost Angeles

Maria "Teresita"Jimenez Henley: DGA Award Winner
One of the original West Side Story dancers, she's the first West Coast Latina to achieve this status - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

LATINA Style Honors Dorene C. Dominguez
The president of the board of Vanir Group of Companies, Inc. recognized as entrepreneur of the year - by LatinoLA Contributor

Graciela's Laugh: A True Story
The last time I saw her -- wearing an ankle tracking device clamped on by ICE -- she wasn't laughing much - by John Edward Rangel

Oscar Magallanes: Progress and Promise at Crewest
The artist's work is rooted in Mexico's ancient secrets and truths, present-day outrage and activism - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Who's a Mujer Destacada? Kiki Melendez!
The actress, writer, producer, presenter, and creator of Hot Tamales Live is noticed by La Opini??n - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Throwbacks of Tijuana
Shunned by the country they were raised in, shunned by the country of their birth - by John Edward Rangel

Latina Lawyers Bar Association honors Sylvia Torres-Guill?®n
"Celebrating Latinas in the Legal Community" honoree is the first Latino/a to be appointed to serve as General Counsel - by LatinoLA Contributor

Santana's Bass Master: Benny Rietveld
"It's a challenge to always play like there's no tomorrow, to play like you're absolutely possessed..." - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Rick Najera Needs Our Help
A Latino Hollywood evolutionary, the multi-talented writer, director, author and family man's health is suffering - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Lalo Guerrero: The King of Chicano Music
An interview with Dan Guerrero, the son of a major contributor to the development of Chicano music and culture - by Jimmy Franco Sr., Latino POV

Latina Crocodile Hunter Explores Reptiles' Heritage
VIDEO: Marisa Tellez breaks new ground in the study of crocodilian immune systems; learns about her own heritage along the way - by Julie Platner, KPCC

Rodri Rodriguez: Vivacious Visionary, Queen of the Mariachis
A gifted performer, motivational speaker, a pioneering business executive and renaissance woman - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Latino Talents who Left Us in 2011
But they left us with so much to remember them by - by Se Fija!

The Voice of Today's Latina To Help Raise Money For Kids
Sylvia Villagran and members Prime Time Voices for Children to perform a live concert at Mattel's Children Hospital UCLA - by Yeni Alvarez

Border Archaeology: Jason de Leon
Archeology Meets Ethnography: Learning More about Migrant Crossing - by Miranda Cain & Virginia Carico, WorldWideCitizens

Rock Latino A La Motown!
if the Blues Brothers and Amy Winehouse would have conceived a child, it would have been without a doubt Max Capote - by Antonio Velasco, Contributing Writer

Success in the U.S. is Obtained With an Education and Hard Work
Cuban American Ibi Fleming, senior vice president and general manager, Herbalife North America, shares her story with EFE News - by Ivan Mejia - EFE News Agency

America Ferrera Inspires Young Latinas to Pursue Science Careers
EMMY-award winning actress guest stars on PBS KID'S Sid the Science Kid - by LatinoLA Contributor

Achieving the American Dream: Please Help
Student at Artesia High School seeking sponsorship to attend USC Summer Program - by Adriana Gonzalez

Story of a Latina "Croc Hunter"
How a girl from the suburbs of LA came to be an expert in crocodilian parasites - by Marisa Tellez

Magdalena Morales Honored for 'Making a Difference'
H&R Block multicultural liaison wins a 'Woman of 2011' award from the Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Legendary Chicano Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz
His toons are pictures worth thousand of words that provoke and inspire millions of conversations, arguments and discussion - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Eugene Rodriguez: Master Guitarist/Educator/Grammy Nominee
Founder of the Los Cenzontles aims to show the beauty, power and dignity of Mexican and Mexican American culture - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Emerging Latina Releases New CD "Mi Gusta Asi"
Stebani Cruz launches nonprofit Stars, Stripes & Hearts supporting Latino men and women serving in the Armed Forces - by LatinoLA Contributor

Becky Cordova; The Diamond of the San Fernando Valley
She's a truck-driving, soul singing Lady - by Steven Chavez

Spotlight on the Brown: Ray Carrion
Guitarist extraordinaire for El Chicano, Azteca II and hired gun for other bands forges his own path - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Southwestern Law School Names Academic Support Fellow
Jesus Barraza has been appointed Academic Support and Bar-Related Programs Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law - by LatinoLA Contributor

Union Bank and KCET Honor Hispanic Heritage Month Local Heroes
Winners are L.A.-based Latino luminaries - by Union Bank

Award-winning Music Industry Duo Launch Birthday Party Business
Karina Nuvo and Gustavo Farias create 'Rock Star Studio Party' to give kids their own VIP rock star experience - by Susie Albin-Najera

Spotlight on the Brown: TeCheetah Lopez
makes her move to the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Mesmeric Actress Yvonne DeLaRosa
"Los Americans" webseries triple threat: Stellar looks, major talent, and a Masters degree from UCLA

In Search for Beautiful Faces of Diversity
Teens and young women sought for ongoing not-for-profit book projects; 'Portraits of Diversity' and 'Soy Latina&# - by LatinoLA Contributor

Chicano Highlights: Bertha Oropeza
Robert "El Beto-man" Tijerina interviews singer for The Eastside Connection, The Chico Band, and "Zoot Suit" - by Steven Carlos Chavez

Kickstarter Campaign on Chicano musician Chunky Sanchez
Fundraising for independent documentary on San Diego-based Los Alacranes - by Paul Espinosa

Interview with Janelle Meraz Hooper
The Latina author talks about her latest book, creativity, her writing habits, and book promotion - by Mayra Calvani

Chicano Highlights: Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.
Robert "El Beto-man" Tijerina interviews LatinoLA's co-founder and editor - by Steven Carlos Chavez

A Curandera's Mission
Patricia Padilla, an eighth-generation curandera, heals the body and soul - by Teresa Dovalpage

Tom Flores: Last Year to Get Into the Hall of Fame
He's not the first Latino to play pro football, but he is the first Latino to play starting quarterback for an NFL team - by Adrian Perez

Chicano Highlights: Aaron P. Ballesteros
Robert "El Beto-man" Tijerina interviews the stellar musician, citizen and friend on Radio Aztlan KUCR - by Steven Carlos Chavez

Joe Hernandez-Kolski's AWAKE
Finding humor in tragedy: Actor/writer's new solo performance show playing now at the Bootleg Theatre in L.A. - by Fanny Garcia

Gilbert "Mag??" Luj?ín: 1940-2011
I believe we all benefited from his overall artistic vision, philosophy, and dedication to Chicanarte (Chicano art) - by Mark Vallen

The Santo Art in New Mexico
Victor Goler, an Argentinian santero, lives and creates in Taos - by Teresa Dovalpage

Gilbert "Mag??" Luj?ín: An Appreciation
The pioneering Chicano artist was friend, mentor and hero to the Chicano and art communities - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Starring in General Hospital y M?ís: Yennifer Behrens
Actor, writer, producer, director ... this Latina beauty dreams big, with impressive results - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

From The Projects to a PhD, Call Him Dr. AC
Spotlight on writer/professor Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez - by Susie Albin-Najera

Standing Tall at the Tee
A portrait of golfer Laura Restrepo, the tournament-winning seventeen-year-old Colombian-Panamanian - by Silvio Sirias

NLBWA-LA Latinas in Business 2011 Awards Winners Announced
Exemplary Latina business women were honored at association's 8th annual ceremony - by LatinoLA Sources

Latino Consultants' Loaiza Awarded PR Woman of the Year
Sara Elena Loaiza, a pioneer in Latino public relations and social marketing, is recognized by the NLBWA's LA chapter - by Marco de la Paz

Galavision Home D?®cor Expert Selected as Moen Spokesperson
Martin Amado hosts popular SaturDIY Moen Makeovers web series

Actor Jose Yenque to Dedicate Doctorate Degree to Tijuana Youth
Award-Winning actor/humanitarian to receive honorary degree at CSU San Marcos, Saturday, May 21, 2011 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Touring With the Beatles and More
Son of the legendary Richard "Scar" Lopez of Cannibal and the Headhunters learning more about his dad's legacy - by Peter Sampson

Talking to Karate Champion Fatemeh Arabshahi
Karate is an international language - by Kat Avila

I Was an Artist Before I Became an Actor
Q & A with Herbert Siguenza on his play "A Weekend with Pablo Picasso" at LATC, ends May 1 - by Fanny Garcia, Literary Manager at East LA Rep

Another Breath of Fresh Air in the Land of 1000 Dances
Valentina Estrada's soulful tribute to oldies love songs - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Ruben Salazar: A Man of Courage
Not just a symbol of nostalgia, rather an example to everyone that we should stand up and continue to struggle - by Jimmy Franco - Latino Point of View

Cesar E. Chavez: Roots Deep in the Heart of Chihuahua
A look at the American hero's ancestors - by John P. Schmal

Marlena Valdez Freelove: Capturing the Fourth Dimension
Interview with a New Mexico artist - by Teresa Dovalpage

Spotlight on the Brown: Greg Esparza
Singer-actor-songwriter steadily climbing the L.A. Brown ladder of success and popularity for the past 10 years or so - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

The Fabulous La Cosmo Latinas
Their website's message is about enhancing and inspiring lives by covering important lifestyle topics and amazing Latinas - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

?íHarvard, Si Se Puede!
DREAM Activist, one semester away from graduation, needs help - by Sylvia Rodriguez

PR Industry Leader Jennifer Gonzalez Joins VPE as VP
She brings more than 15 years of professional acumen, practical experience, and strategic insight to Hispanic communications age

Never Will Say Goodbye
Remembering the great Tony "Ham" Guerrero - by Ruben Cubillos

Herbalife Appoints First Latina as Sr. VP
Herbalife names Ibi Fleming as new managing director for North America Region

Ericka Avila Promoted to Senior Programs & Outreach Manager
The LAGRANT Foundation to expand programs and outreach - by Katie Alvarez

Rick Najera First Latino to Join Tavis Smiley Speakers Bureau
Award-winning writer/performer joins prestigious high quality speakers bureau - by Susie Albin-Najera

Goodbye, My Brother!
Russel Edward "Spunky" Dalrymple: Another homie checks out of Aztlan and the Land of 1000 Dances - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Actor Jaime Gomez, a Man of Many Talents...
...and some serious friends - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Walking in My Father's Baby Booties
I wonder how much I can learn about my grandfather by simply walking down the same streets and looking at the same sights - by Daniel J. Hernandez

Actor/Director Yazmin Ortiz Celebrates End of This Decade
in the 2000's, she premiered The 140 Project, received two screenplay prizes, received awards and prepared for new films - by W Emmanuelle

Steve Luciano AKA Big Lucky: Street Apparel Visionary
Supermax, Not Guilty, Joker Brand, Young & Reckless, The Hundreds ... all inspired by love for art and energy of youth - by mia sota arzola

Maria Richwine: Latina Playboy Bunny Turned Actress
"Webcasting is so new to me and I am still getting the hang of it but it seems the possibilities are endless" - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

DJ Q-Bert Doing It On the Tables
Celebrating 20 years of inspiration... - by mia sota arzola

Grammy-winning Vocal Coach Shares Secrets of the Stars
Kenny O'Brien and the National Honey Board share recipes and tips to soothe throats and ease cough symptoms

Sonico Connects Amigos
Rodrigo Teijeiro, founder of Sonico, the Latin American social network, helps people organize their lives online

They Say Dead Men Tell No Tales
1-800-Autopsy guided by their company mission and motto the deceased must be protected and given a voice - by Jose Alfaro

Los Angeles: Standout Salsa Prodigy Just 17
More than just a highly talented copy of Eddie Palmieri

Latina Personality: Stephanie Himonidis "Chiquibaby"
Spanish radio's hottest "It Girl," Stephanie Himonidis featured in new book, "Secrets of Self-Starters" - by Dr Julie Miller

Beyond the Beat: Meet Latin Rock Promoter Dr. Rock
He's like the Caped Crusader who never lost the thrill of creating a Latin Rock venue and bringing the music to the people - by Belinda Quesada

Kathryn F. Galan Leads Preeminent Latino Media Organization
Head of National Association of Latino Independent Producers responsible for their growth in strength, stature, sophistication - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Ray Sosa, Long Time Activist from East Los Angeles, Dies
Ray was a man of the people, He lives on in the memory of the people. Thanks must be given to the familia for sharing Ray with u - by Armando lawrence

Victor Perez: Man of Honor
If we had more stand-up men like Victor in this country there would be less crime - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

'Local Heroes' awarded by KCET and Union Bank
Lalo Alcaraz, Sal Castro, Alex Nogales and Ozomatli - Local Heroes 2010 - by Dena Burroughs - via

LA Teen Wins $45,000 Quincea??era Party
Pop and R&B Artist Jay Sean to perform live for 200 guests at girl's coming of age party as part of Verizon contest

My Friend Scar
Remembering Richard 'Scar" Lopez of the original Cannibal & The Headhunters - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Kim L. Hunter Named 2010 Change Agent by ADCOLOR
Founder of LAGRANT Foundation recognized for his work as a catalyst in increasing minority representation

Dr. David Sanchez: Prime Minister of the Brown Berets
A leader of the Chicano rebellion now a respected community leader and aspiring politician - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Union Bank Senior VP Leticia Aguilar Returns
Veteran banker, community leader returns to Los Angeles to support Union Bank's growth

Art Defined by the Border
Ernesto Yerena Montejano galvanizez graphic artists to contribute to the ?íAlto Arizona! art campaign - by Kristopher Fortin - Caf?® Media

A Diamond of a Businesswoman
Mexico-born, Inglewood-raised Chrissy Arangoa is a rising multi-talented multi-tasker in the entertainment industry - by Chrissy Arangoa

The Five Olivases
Defending native soil - by Jennifer Celeste Vo and John P. Schmal

David Mendez: Software Millionaire Latino Turned Filmmaker
I had been interested in film from a very early age and entering into the film business was like any entrepreneurial venture - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Santana's Michael Shrieve Today
Woodstock icon, Hall of Fame drummer continues to work on projects that are both groundbreaking and soul-filled - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Linda Ronstadt is a Solderada For a Time Such As This
Says the singer/Artistic Director: Participation in music and the arts can help people reclaim and achieve the American Dream - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

A Modern Day Cenicienta
From living in a storage unit to becoming a powerful business woman, Geraldine Strub has risen to the top - by Veronica Potes

Enrique Castillo: An Artist Who Honors Legacy
Hope for the best but prepare for the unexpected, says the award-winning actor, writer and director - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Love through a Grandfather's Eyes
A special tale about a special lady on a special occasion - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

A Life Interrupted in Cancun
Brazilian and Caribbean music enthusiasts in LA devastated over death of Zabumba owner Monica Burgos Beresford-Redman - by Elisa M. Medina

Following His Heart to Wherever the Music Takes Him
A Q & A with Jorge Santana, one of the architects and founding fathers of Latin Rock music - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

En Exclusiva ... Alfredo Fernandez
Exclusive interview with Latino modelo,singer Alfredo Fernandez. en espa??ol. - by Chisme Queen

Artist Ernest Yermas and the Spirit of Ganas
Garnering attention for his unique artistic style and involvement and advocacy for immigrants rights - by Erick Huerta

Dan Guerrero: Renaissance Man and the Son of a Legend
I'm a huge fan of reinventing oneself. I think it's the only way to survive in my business and, for me, in life. - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Michele Serros Visits Cerritos Community College
Renowned author of Chicana Falsa and other books speaks to students about her life and work. - by Wendy Solorio

The Ultimate Willie Col??n Interview
Music superstar tells it like it is - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Honduran Immigrant Student becomes Principal in L.A. Unified
Nidia Castro, who illegally immigrated from Honduras at 17, becomes one of the youngest principals in the LAUSD - by Anthony Caridi

Fiesta Agent El Diablito Speaks
Now's YOUR chance to have use of a new Ford Fiesta for six months, with free gas, insurance and lots of adventures - by Abelardo

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez: A Woman For All Seasons
Pulitzer-nominated author and one million books In print - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

From the Depths of Insecurity to College Success
South Gate's Rutilio Castor Jr. kicked away bad habits to find an academic home at USC - by Wendy Solorio

Jackeline Cacho Receives Humanitarian Award in Peru
Award winning journalist Jackeline Cacho receives humanitarian award at the first annual USA - Peru Operation Solidarity - by Gary Christmas

Rock and Roll Fantasy Personified
Gregg Rolie: Black Magic Woman's voice and Santana and Journey co-founder - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Padres Heroes has a Winner
Telemundo and Verizon Wireless announce grand prize winner and local finalists of Padres Heroes Program

The Remarkable Peter Perez
A person with heart and soul for the arts - by M. Reyna

Spotlight on the Brown: Hold that Tiger!
San Fernando's Matt Nevarez is just one step away from the major leagues, but is already in the hearts of many - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

An Exuberant Immersion into Color
Abandoned and abused children experience international artist Metin's healing art workshop in Chapala, Mexico - by Michael Kyne

Inspiration From Art and Culture
Brazilian designer combines art and tradition to create a unique collection of figurines

The Living Legend
Roberto "Manos de Piedra" Duran: "There is only one legend, and that is me." - by Esteban M. Blis

Spotlight on the Brown: L.A. Chicano Veterano Fred Corral
Medal of Valor winner from the Veteran's of Foreign Wars and the National Latino Peace Officers Association - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Viet Nam Veteran Awarded Silver Star After 43 years
A Chicano from East L.A., and a proud Marine, is honored by the Country he served, and the man who recommended him - by Esmerald Bermudez

El sue??o de un inmigrante.
Tras grandes sacrificios, Zeferino Garc?¡a sobresale como empresario - by Gabriel Martinez

Deported Veterans
Bring us home to our families on or before Veterans Day - by Hector G.Lopez

RIP: Isaac Avila
We lost our musical friend - by Manny Saucedo

Writing in a Blank Book
Keeping a journal: What a treasure to leave behind when you go - by Edward Roadarte

How Are You Getting By These Days?
Asking friends what inspires them to keep going when the going gets rough is inspiring - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Latino Cartoonists Doing Their Thing
They now have a home on the earthlings world wide web: - by Mel Rivera

Special Edition of Hernandez Biography to be Released
A Special Edition of Rudolph Alvarado's award-winning biography The Untold Story of Joe Hernandez: The Voice of Santa Anita - by Yvette Robertson

Celebration of our Latin Culture and Traditions
Latina editor launches dynamic dual concepts in the bridal and quincea??era market.

Wiser in Battle
U.S. Army General Ricardo Sanchez a military role model - by Esteban Blis

Belinda Acosta: Columnist and Author
Author of the forthcoming "Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz" talks about quincea??eras, book packaging and - by Mayra Calvani

An Interview With Author Reyna Grande
Her upcoming novel, Dancing with Butterflies, presents four women bonded by their passion for Folklorico

Hard Work and Perseverance
Patterson High School graduating senior Chelsea Taylor is Gold Medal winner of Hispanic Heritage Youth Award for Sports

Yancey Qui??ones: A Blend of Culture, Commitment and Community
Master coffee roaster, owner of Antigua Coffee House in Los Angeles donates talents to aid Zapatista Coffee Farm Co-op in Palenq - by Susie Albin-Najera

Willie Herron: Man or Myth?
A pioneer of the obscure whose ideas were never appreciated - by Slowjoe

Latino Journalist Challenges Right Wing Evangelicals
Former Latino talk show host writes anti-Rapture books - by Joe Ortiz

A Quality Quality Inspector
"Puerto Rican Hawaiian" and LA-area resident is Continental Airlines longest-serving Latino employee

The Art Comes First and Foremost
A conversation with Herbert Siguenza on the 25th anniversary of Culture Clash and more - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Editor

Rudy Vargas 1942-2009
Chicano Activist - by Jorge Castro

A Compassionate Filmmaker
Chicano filmmaker, community activist and educator Adolfo "Rudy" Vargas of Diamond Bar dies

Greatest Salsa Pianist?
Piano monster outplaying everybody

From the Barrio to the Boardroom and Beyond
Reaching out to help those chasing the American Dream - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Jen's List: A Powerful Mom Empowering Women
My continued quest for exceptional mothers around the world who embody the very characteristics of mothers who endure - by Bobbi Miller-Moro

How Manny Broke Every Dominican's Heart
We never expected this one - by Claudio E. Cabrera

A Faithful Soldier
Molly Gonzalez creates 'My Spouse Is My Hero' Essay Contest for Military Spouse Day - by Bobbi Miller-Moro & Robert Salazar

Introducing Creative Reuse To SoCal
Local Latina launches the Long Beach Depot For Creative ReUse - by Theresa G

Joe Hernandez Bio Wins Book of the Year Award
Alvarado takes book prize for The Voice of Santa Anita - by Yvette Robertson

The Voice of Santa Anita
Rudolph Alvarado's biography on Joe Hernandez named finalist for 2009 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award - by Yvette Robertson

Monica Palacios is Breaking Boundaries
First Gay performer to perform at Loyola Marymount University speaks to Lisa Z - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

The Man With the Sax
An interview with Steve Berlin, saxophonist for Los Lobos, who'll be at the new Conga Room, March 27 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., El Editor

Lalo Alcaraz Brings His Cartoons to Life
La Cucaracha creator takes his show on the road in a new media era, Calacas in Santa Ana, March 28 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., El Editor

Jose: El Polvo de la Tierra
A play about the first U.S. soldier to be killed in the Iraq War premieres at Wilmington's Harbor College - by Maria Reyna

Save Peter Case
LIke so many artists who can't afford medical insurance, he needs our help. - by Slowjoe

Canciones Tradicionales Infantiles
Georgette Baker documents, translates and records traditional songs from Spanish-Speaking countries

Help for Navigating the Criminal Justice System
Newly-opened law firm aims to be an affordable legal resource for Latino community

The Road to Whatever
A little Chicana girl from the Valley finds her path - by Cara Rios

The Tarin Family of La Mirada
A Hispanic success story - by Ruben Tarin

Latino Success Stories To Be Told
Let's talk about our children and parents who have made it - by Hector Carlos

?íCorre Para Una Cura!
Puerto-Rican Marathoner Raises $$ for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation - by Veronica Potes

The Loss of Velvet and Roses...and Songs for a Generation
San Antonio's Chicano Music legend Dimas Garza passes on - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor & Crazy Chuy Hernandez

After Bush, What?
Interview with Maria Elena Durazo: "Today we vote, tomorrow we march" - by Rosalio Munoz

Always a Champion
Keeping up with Mia St. John - by Shawn M. Murphy

How Latinos, Manny Ramirez, and the Dodgers Make Sense
Loosen up the wallet and give Manny his ransom. It's well worth it - by Claudio E. Cabrera

Chucko the Clown Died
Why Chucko was the mero, mero...A Clown for All Reasons - by Slowjoe

The Urban Cesar Chavez
Dionicio Morales: A lifelong pursuit of justice and equality, championing the rights of those discriminated against. 1919-2008

The Chicano Movement Through Music and Fine Arts
Emmy Award-winner Hector A. Gonzalez spreads the word in Texas - by Steven Chavez

Operation Wounded Warrior 2008
Riding to Balboa Naval Station and Camp Pendleton Naval Hospitals provide items needed by service personnel wounded in battle - by Steven Chavez

David Garza Lost His Music
Assistance sought for Hurricane Ike victim and Tejano music lover with Down's Syndrome - by Annette Alvarez

My Bozo the Clown Story
How a cartoon host babysat a generation - by Slowjoe

Novel Embodies True Teenage Latina
New novel "Esperanza" about a 14-year old Mexican-American girl growing up in the barrio - by Sandra C. Lopez

Another L.A. Chicano Legend Moves On
World lightweight champion Mando Ramos, 1948~2008 - by Frankie Firme ~ Contributing Editor

Perez Hilton: How I Made It
The "Queen of All Media" has become a pop culture phenom with his Hollywood gossip blog - by Andrea Chang, Los Angeles Times

A Texas Babe in the Land of 1000 Dances
Cali Musica's Thee Dallas Homegirl visits L.A. - by Annette Alvarez

Jackeline Cacho: An Influential Woman
Magazine names local journalist and broadcaster to their Top 25 list - by Gary Christmas

Meet Olga Garay, Head of LA's Cultural Affairs
The executive director hopes to reach out and open doors to the city's art centers, galleries and theaters - by Charles Koppelman

Breaking the Silence by Breaking the Barriers
Working to assure Spanish-laguage sexual assault victims have a voice - by Gabriela Raguay

Latinos Love Laboe
An interview with radio legend Art Laboe - by Gabriel San Roman

David Valdes, Film Producer
Latino nominated for an Academy Award in cinematography - by Steven Chavez

New Latin American Dating Connection
Dating, friendship, chat and a whole lot more at

Unselfish Entertainers Pouring Out for One of Own
Benefit for Dan Rios, a bass player and leader of Sangria, January 27, 2008 - by Peter Jaramillo

Yalil Guerra: Composer, Producer and Arranger
Instruments he plays: Classical Guitar, Cuban Tres, Requinto, Piano, Electric bass and Baby bass, sing and small percussion

Little Yellow Flowers of Love....
Mi Abuelita y yo.... - by DHOC

Good Night, Marine!
Rogelio Ramirez: A hero comes home to rest - by Frankie Firme

Grupo Aventura's Project
Official Fan Club - by Jessica & Jenn

La Cholita
LA's Homegirl and reigning queen of Burlesque! - by X

Ay Te Watcho, Carnal!
My big brother checks out - by Frankie Firme

Raiderette Stand Up Comic
Don't let the name fool you, she is Latina - by Al Carlos Hernandez

YWCA's New Executive Director
First Latina heading YWCA Pasadena - by Dianne Segura

It's Been a Great Ride
Why I'm leaving KCLA FM - by Frankie Firme

A Lady Leaves the Room...
The passing of a beautiful mother - by Frankie Firme

Spotlight on the Brown: Comedian Rudy Moreno
He's there for the community, and the community is there for him - by Frankie Firme

Milly, Elena, and Edie
The Del Rubio Triplets will never be forgotten, living forever in their music - by Maria Reyna

Saturday July 22 @ 4pm
Author Reading w/ Reyna Grande

Spotlight on the Brown: Singer Melinda Del Toro
Pleasantly overwhelmed with the talent of a 16-year-old singer, model, international performer, and high school sophomore - by Frankie Firme

Para mi familia
con mucho cari?o... - by DHOC

Elite Women in Business and Politics will be Honored
LA County Supervisor Gloria Molina named as Woman of the Year

Pink Blush Boutique
A taste of some sassy fashion by a local designer - by Melissa Lopez

A Positive Story
A short history of my life - by Cory Silva

Set Your Alarm Clock
Despertar's Mabel Katz awakening Latinos on early morning TV - by Jack Silverman

chicano cable hot wired news network : revisit con frankie firma
reflection on your visit of texas y 2006 y la onda - by daniel lopez

Congratulations, Carnal!
Saluting Steven Chavez, president of Rampart Records - by Frankie Firme

Is what you call Luis Miguel - by DHOC

Howard Stern's 909 Chicanita
Heidi Cortez: Perversed diversity slap-stick with mad-man Stern Inc. - by Barrio Marlon Brando

Edward Roybal Was a Pioneer
A Tribute - by John P. Schmal

A Quiet Groundbreaker
Edward R. Roybal, noted Latino politician, dies at 89 - by George Ramos

HIV Positive Latino
On November 1st of this year will mark my 4th anniversary of living with HIV - by Jorge Armando Diaz

Mariachi and Opera = Operachi
Juanita Ulloa is the high priestess of a new Latin-American sound - by Ilene Proctor

Spotlight on the Brown: Rampart Records' Hector Gonzalez
Performer, artist, producer, actor, television sound man, chronicle keeper.... - by Frankie Firme

Richard Zaldivar: Local Hero
Founder of The Wall Las Memorias Project, four other locals, to be honored

Working With the Community
Nielsen hires Monica Gil as VP of Comm. & Community Affairs

Laughing for a Good Cause
Kiki Esquivel brings it home for the Gente - by Frankie Firme

Artist Defection
A theory on why artists leave the field - by Jezli Pacheco

East, Sleep, Play, Poop
Veronica Valenzuela creates subversive baby wear line

Maestra of Latin Music
Susie Hansen a world class, modern day, salsa pioneer - by Les Rivera

Frankie J Opens His Heart
Music has to come from the soul in order for people to understand and feel it - by Marcy Santana

Willie Rosario: Mr. Afinque
The great salsero to play at World Salsa Congress, May 26 - by Dena Burroughs

La Reina de la Onda Tejana
Laura Canales passes away at age 50 - by j.v.

Spanish Harlem's Chino Nu?ez
Launching an era that will propel him to new heights - by Les Rivera

Living the Legacy of C?sar Ch?vez
He taught us to appreciate the men and women who provide us our daily sustenance - by Roberto Rodriguez & Patrisia Gonzales

Another Round Left in Fight
Corky Gonzales stops treatment and goes home to family - by David Montero

Elena Sterns Joins Para Los Ni?os
Longtime political, media and government affairs pro to serve as VP, Government and Media Relations

Spotlight on the Brown: Richard Duran
Chicano culture promoter and Internet TV pioneer - by Frankie Firme

Spotlight on the Brown: Matt Nevarez
San Fernando Valley's newest sports star Matt Nevarez - by Frankie Firme

Requiem for a Beloved Grandmother
The passing of a gracious San Fernando Valley lady - by Frankie Firme

The Compromise
History of Los Paisanos Baseball Club - by Donavon Lopez

Do?a Lola
In memory of Dolores Gomez - by Dena Burroughs

Fashion for Pooches and People
Latina creates handbags, quillows, and other accessories - by Luz Garcia-Pennock

Spotlight on the Brown: Rudy Salas
Singer/songwriter of the legendary TIERRA - by Frankie Firme

Searching for Heroes
Who's in your living room? - by Juan Sifuentes jr.

Spotlight on the Brown
An interview with LatinoLA's editor - by Frankie Firme

Father Hosts Son
Mike Rojas Jr. guests on Adelante Hispanos - by Sylvana Almendarez

Frankie Firme Exposed!
The exclusive CCHWNN interview - by Daniel Lopez

Growing Up in a Mexican American Home
Memories of East Los Angeles - by Cynthia Sylvia De La Loza

A Pioneer of the East L.A. Sound
Lil' Ray Jimenez - by Frankie Firme & Ruben Molina

Spotlight on the Brown
Texas DJ Crazy Chuy Hernandez - by Frankie Firme

Un so?ador con los pies en la tierra - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

Connecting Passions
State to State, Coast to Coast - by DHOC

Music Legend Isidro Lopez
A legacy and music for today's generations to learn from - by Tony - Ham - Guerrero

Tribute to Jose Blanco
Long-time Chicano civil rights movement activist and author passed on - by Daniel Lopez

Stand-up is What I Love Most
The Paul Rodriguez Interview - by Virtual Chicano

Genius in Our Midst
A short story about Rueben Mart?nez, Orange County?s first MacArthur grant recipient - by Gustavo Arellano

Spotlight on the Brown: Gilbert Esquivel
Getting down with the Crown Prince of Chicano Comedy - by Frankie Firme

Scribe and Investigator
Christina Z. weaves tales of intrigue and drama for the comic book - by Juana Camacho

Strong Heritage, Strong Message
The Virtual Chicano Interview: Fred Sanchez of El Chicano - by Virtual Chicano

Mi Gente
My father told me: Somos los mismos - by Juan Sifuentes jr.

A Day in the Life of an Extra
My adventures on the set of Six Feet Under - by Lisa Zion

The Father of Chicano Music
Lalo Guerrero to perform at Autry Center concert, September 18

Spotlight on the Brown
Music Promoter Steven Chavez - by Frankie Firme

Spotlight on the Brown
Profile of author Mary Ann Gonzalez aka DHOC - by Frankie Firme

The Jimi Hendrix of the Accordion
Steve Jordan pumps the squeeze box like no other - by DHOC

Wanted: Images of the Chicano Scene, Past and Present
S? Se Puede! Baliar, Cantar, Perdurar : The Chicano Music Scene at the Autry National Center - by Yadhira De Leon

Saying Goodbye to the Jazz Rumbero
Rest in Peace, Long John Oliva

Spotlight in Brown
Ruben Molina's labor of love, for our people and our music - by Frankie Firme

Fernando Oaxaca Passes Away
The media and Latino community leader was a frequent contributor to

Carlos Conejo: Latino Master Sensei
Consultant busts cultural barriers - by Leonor McCall-Rodriguez

RIP Gloria
Writer Gloria Anzald?a played a major role in redefining contemporary Chicano/a and lesbian/queer identities - by Noemi Martinez

El Maestro Pacheco
Johnny Pacheco will perform at the West Coast Salsa Congress, May 27 - by Dena Burroughs

Louie Dominguez
An American Hero - by Donna S. Morales and John P. Schmal

Chicanomics Evangelist
Author Louis Barajas resumes financial smarts tour - by Leonor McCall-Rodriguez

Roads Less Traveled
Latino entertainment paralegal makes musical waves - by Rachel Campbell

A Clever, Mischievous Boy
Carlos Morton is the guardian angel of Latino theatre directors and producers - by Kat Avila

Life and Death in a Boxcar
Playwright Silvia Gonzalez-S. writes like a writer - by Kat Avila

A Tireless Advocate
Frank del Olmo built bridges of understanding - by Nativo V. Lopez

Mexi-Sexual Outlaw
A chopper-riding Jessie James is a paradigm for post-modern American media - by Al Carlos Hernandez

Writing Mad TV
Rick Najera nominated for Writers Guild Award - by Susie Albin

A Fusion of Beauty, Energy and Talent
Giovanna De La Cruz: Sabado Gigante Actress

Room for the Latin in Rock and Roll
Mark Guerrero rocks Palm Springs - by Frankie Firme

Dedicated to Business and Community
Sara Zapata Mijares selected as NLWA-LA Latina of the Month

The Dirt on a Latina Bestseller
Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez? novel captures diversity of U.S. Latinos, Vista LA on December 14 - by Jose Mayorquin

?Quien es Santino?
An artist/musician on the verge of stardom - by Valeria Berumen

Lisa Guerrero Breaks the Rules
The female sports broadcaster is not a fish out of water

To Sir, With Love
Farewell to Pete Moraga - by Edie J. Herons-Adler

A Beautiful Success!
Believe in yourself and you can do it - by Cindy

A Giant of Latin Salsa Festivals
A successful Latino in the Los Angeles spotlight - by Les Rivera

Tremendous Honesty & Integrity
Latina businesswoman launches trend-setting skincare line - by Reyna Trevino

Giving Entertainers a Step Up
Thee Mr. Duran Show exceeds expectations, celebrates third anniversary - by Mike Herrera

Mamita's Loving Heart
She never forgets there?s a pacemaker in her chest - by Edie J. Herons-Adler

One of These Days
A bad day day turns good with Brown inspiration - by Frankie Firme

Vision and Commitment
Dianne Segura among ten nationally-recognized Latina business owners - by Christina Sotelo

Brenda's Story
Breast cancer takes another great Latina - by Michael J. Rojas Jr.

A Legacy of Service
A family of Mexican-American defenders of California - by Jennifer Vo and John P. Schmal

Your Time Has Come, Brother!
Luis Rodriguez, a Chicano writer and poet, gets his due respect - by Frankie Firme

An American Hero from South of the Border
Fernando Suarez del Solar speaks of peace and injustice - by Jorge Mariscal

Requiem for a Homeboy
The silent passing of a camarada - by Frankie Firme

A Strong Community Background
Elsa Lopez appointed to direct new Audubon Center

No Time to Waste
Filmmaker Yazmin Ortiz premieres her short film at LALIFF, among other things - by Natalie Stoddard

The Passing of a Legend
Celia Cruz touched the hearts of many - by Los Amigos de LatinoLA

A Broadcaster With a Heart of Gold
Amalia Gonz?lez installed as AHA's Latino Media Committee chari - by Edie J. Herons

Change, In a Heartbeat
American Heart Association welcomes new president, Ismael Nu?o, M.D. - by Leslie Linde

Radio's One-Stop Salsa Source
Hector Resendez: La Voz behind 90.7's Canto Tropical - by Les Rivera

A Pair of Dimes Shift
Ernie G.'s out to make the Latino world funnier - by J. Michael Rivera

Latina Cosmetic Collection
P?ra Me makeup line created by a Latina for Latinas - by Lorena Jimenez-Maae

Adversity Brings Opportunity
Gladys Castro's self discovery leads to empowering women in business - by Jerry Preisler

Maria B Equals Latina Beauty
Local Latinas launch an impressive make-up line - by Mina Trujillo

My Success Story
A homegirl from East LA, the girl with the big dream - by Berta Canales

A Matter of Honor
Latinos can be more than gang members & criminals - by Gil Contreras

?Don Jibaro!
A California Puerto Rican on the World Wide Web - by Les Rivera

Positive Portrayals
Tonantzin Esparza stays true to her roots in school and on stage and screen - by Sean Halloran

Cris Franco Gone Wild
The return of the show for the Mex's who drive the Lexus

Transforming Youth to Leaders
How one LA family benefited from the CLYLP experience - by Misha Gutierrez

Honoring Cesar Chavez
His history must never be forgotten - by Carlos San Miguel

Hot Invention
Local Latino develops revolutionary truck lid cover - by Alfredo Dominguez

An Emerging Giant of Local Salsa
Percussionist Robertito Melendez brings his New York roots to LA - by Les Rivera

Una Estrella para Cachao
En honor al m?sico y compositor cubano - by Alejandra E. Bouza

A Significant and Enduring Influence
Diane Rodriguez is a Latino theatre professional - by Kat Avila

The Champion of Dignity
Fighting for fighters in the name of boxing - by Les Rivera

Two Miracles In One
A traumatic, frightening experience ends in blessed delight - by Edie J. Herons

Targeting Loretta Sanchez
Alexandria Coronado believes the GOP can win in Santa Ana - by Art Pedroza

Brought to Justice
Suspect pleads guilty in dancer Maria Isabel's death - by Ed Young

California's Most Powerful Latino Republican
Mario Rodriguez given the opportunity to lead - by Art Pedroza

A Heart For Success
Danny D. Villanueva triumphs in sports, business...and health - by Edie J. Herons

The Voice of the People
Pepe Aguilar's twelve years of Ranchera success - by Marco Antonio Gonzales

What Makes Me Laugh
Comedians, comedy clubs, comedy show - by Los Amigos de LatinoLA

The Father of Salsa Dura
A few words with bandleader Jimmy Bosch - by Les Rivera

Remembering Maria Isabel
Trial for alleged killer of flamenco dance prodigy to begin in January - by Ed Young

The Cucaracha Manifesto
Let's invade the funny pages together - by Lalo Alcaraz

Dream Seeker Made for Stardom
Tito, a true Protagonista de la Musica - by CaraLuna

The Gentleman of Salsa
Gilberto Santa Rosa represents salsa with a divine sense of integrity & poise - by Simone Emmons

Developing the Blueprint
Jesus Fondevila joins LEO A DALY Architects - by Cecily Quintana

More Than Just Music
Louie Cruz Beltran performs live - and life - in L.A. - by Petra Etzl

Stagnaro, Patrono, Almario... and Flaherty?
A world of tango straight out of L.A. - by Petra Etzl

Ascending to the Heavens
Antonio Rael: Art, acting, activism, entrepreneurship...and angels - by Dora Munguia

The Last Frontier
Juan Carlos Quintero celebrates music, family and business - by Julie Baez

This golden child that was my daughter - by Willie Qui?ones

Oscar & Me
A celebration in the State Capitol, a trip on a private jet - by Dyana Ortelli

A Duty of Non-Violence
Surgeon Juan Asensio confronts jailed youths with the human costs of violence - by Jon Nalick

Creating Work With Universal Appeal
Marcos Martinez & the Suzuki actor training method - by Kat Avila

Flavio Morales: Illegal Intern Turns Pro
Sneaking into a TV studio, becoming program director for LATV - by Valeria Berumen and Lorena Villegas

Tailor-made Dreams
Why we may soon see a Chicana dressing the First Lady - by Lorena Villegas

A Woman With Gumption
Beating expectations by falling in love with learning

Expecting More Out of School
A challenging classroom leads to a career in political advocacy

Beatle Saved by Esposa
It's a good thing George Harrison has a Latina watching his back (and front) - by Al Carlos Hernandez

A Combination of Hot Sounds
By mixing musical styles, these new CDs create something new yet familiar - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr


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