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Despite widespread opposition, Whittier will proceed with plans to raze 83 ficus trees as part of a redesign of its comm...
06/25/2024

Despite widespread opposition, Whittier will proceed with plans to raze 83 ficus trees as part of a redesign of its commercial center.

On Wednesday afternoon, Anthony Manzo and Kevin Green enjoyed a good conversation under the shade of a ficus tree along Greenleaf Avenue in Whittier. Unbeknownst to the friends in wheelchairs,

For many people who have acne, the skin disease affects more than their appearance. Acne can take a toll on one’s emotio...
06/25/2024

For many people who have acne, the skin disease affects more than their appearance. Acne can take a toll on one’s emotional health. Researchers have found in study after study that people with acne can also develop depression, anxiety and a feeling of being all alone.

If you’re wondering how acne could cause these problems, you only have to read Amairani's story.

I first noticed my back acne in sixth grade, which eventually worsened and spread to my chest and, in the worst place possible, my face.

On Wednesday, June 12, council members came together with one purpose: to shower praise on Lalo Alcaraz, the award-winni...
06/25/2024

On Wednesday, June 12, council members came together with one purpose: to shower praise on Lalo Alcaraz, the award-winning Chicano visual/media artist and television/film writer.

Ethics reform, spending cuts, redistricting … there are very few issues that the Los Angeles City Council can agree on without hours, days and weeks of studies, debates and hearings.

At the intersection of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Soto Street in Boyle Heights, La Veranda, a new mixed-use affordable h...
06/25/2024

At the intersection of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Soto Street in Boyle Heights, La Veranda, a new mixed-use affordable housing facility, hopes to home formerly homeless Angelenos.

Billy La Chapelle, 53, had been homeless for two years, along with his two-month-old and three-year-old children.

With the support of LA Care Health Plan, Health Net, their plan partners, and L.A. County Department of Mental Health, t...
06/24/2024

With the support of LA Care Health Plan, Health Net, their plan partners, and L.A. County Department of Mental Health, the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is offering mental telehealth services to over one million K-12 public school students free of charge through Hazel Health to combat the mental health crisis among youth.

Research shows the number of youth mental health hospitalizations and suicides has increased in the last decade.

Last month's event was organized to give q***r and undocumented campus staff, faculty and students the chance to belated...
06/24/2024

Last month's event was organized to give q***r and undocumented campus staff, faculty and students the chance to belatedly enjoy the rite of passage for the first time, or "redo" a past quinceañera as their true gender. For Escoto - a trans male who grew up in Van Nuys - that's precisely how it felt.

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When Chico Escoto turned 15, his family celebrated his birthday with a big party. They invited dozens of friends and relatives, who enjoyed tacos, birria (stewed beef) and tres leches

Make sure you RSVP for our upcoming Diálogo this Thursday, June 27th!Join experts and leaders who will tackle the pressi...
06/24/2024

Make sure you RSVP for our upcoming Diálogo this Thursday, June 27th!

Join experts and leaders who will tackle the pressing issue of hate within historically marginalized communities, with a special focus on the Latino experience and what role the news media can play in fostering meaningful conversations at home.

Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7p.m.
Location: 360 E 2nd St, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Encara al Racismo: A Dialogue on Overcoming Hate and Building SolidarityJune 27th, 20244PM Brunswig Square360 E 2nd St, 2nd FloorLos Angeles, CA 90012 Name * First Name Last Name Title Email * Organization * Phone ( # # #) # # # # # # #

USC student Ivan Gallegos, who fatally stabbed a homeless man allegedly breaking into cars near campus Monday night, is ...
06/21/2024

USC student Ivan Gallegos, who fatally stabbed a homeless man allegedly breaking into cars near campus Monday night, is a free man again. Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said Thursday morning he will not face charges.

USC student Ivan Gallegos, who fatally stabbed a homeless man allegedly breaking into cars near campus Monday night, is a free man again. Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón

Earlier this week, Long Beach's Mayor, Rex Richardson, gave comedian Gabriel Iglesias, better known as "Fluffy," a key t...
06/21/2024

Earlier this week, Long Beach's Mayor, Rex Richardson, gave comedian Gabriel Iglesias, better known as "Fluffy," a key to the city in front of a sold-out crowd at the Terrace Theatre.

Earlier this week, Long Beach's Mayor, Rex Richardson, gave comedian Gabriel Iglesias, better known as "Fluffy," a key to the city in front of a sold-out crowd at the Terrace

To commemorate this event, the first 10,000 attendees will  receive a commemorative  jersey with green and red colors, a...
06/21/2024

To commemorate this event, the first 10,000 attendees will receive a commemorative jersey with green and red colors, as well as an Aztec calendar in the back, similar to the Mexican heritage shirts the Dodgers distributed at their sold-out game in May.

The Chicago White Sox will play against the Dodgers in a home game on June 26, featured as Mexican Heritage Night.

A new executive order announced by president Biden on Tuesday will allow noncitizens who have been in the country for at...
06/21/2024

A new executive order announced by president Biden on Tuesday will allow noncitizens who have been in the country for at least 10 years and are married to a United States citizen, to apply to an immigration program that will offer legal status, a path to U.S. residency and citizenship.

Less than five months before the 2024 presidential election, President Joe Biden announced a new executive order looking to help millions of immigrants and Dreamers.

Los Angeles County officials shared five anti-bigotry public service announcements, which are intended to educate reside...
06/20/2024

Los Angeles County officials shared five anti-bigotry public service announcements, which are intended to educate residents about hate crimes and how to report them.

Los Angeles County officials shared five anti-bigotry public service announcements, which are intended to educate residents about hate crimes and how to report them.

“The Chosen,” a drama series based on the life of Jesus seen through the eyes of his disciples and others who knew him, ...
06/20/2024

“The Chosen,” a drama series based on the life of Jesus seen through the eyes of his disciples and others who knew him, is now on its fourth season.

CALÓ News spoke with Vanessa Benavente, who plays Mother Mary on the show, about her role and what it means to play the mother of Jesus.

“The Chosen,” a drama series based on the life of Jesus seen through the eyes of his disciples and others who knew him, is now on its fourth season.

“The White Bonus: Five Families and the Cash Value of Racism in America,” published this year by Henry Holt, award-winni...
06/20/2024

“The White Bonus: Five Families and the Cash Value of Racism in America,” published this year by Henry Holt, award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan writes, “Colorblindness is the willful refusal to acknowledge that racism has shaped our world, and an unwillingness to repair the harm it has done.” Like the disparities in wealth and home ownership between Latinxs and whites.

The concept of racial colorblindness hangs in the air every day. It paints the idea of a society where race is irrelevant, and everyone is treated equally without regard to

The documentary film “¡Gaytino! Made in America”  is all about the life journey of Dan Guerrero from East L.A. in  the 1...
06/19/2024

The documentary film “¡Gaytino! Made in America” is all about the life journey of Dan Guerrero from East L.A. in the 1950s to New York’s Great White Way in the 1960s and 1970s and back to Hollywood.

The documentary film “¡Gaytino! Made in America” is all about the life journey of Dan Guerrero from East L.A. in the 1950s to New York’s Great White Way in the

Last week, a new 24,000-square-foot facility aimed at providing interim housing to the growing number of homeless people...
06/19/2024

Last week, a new 24,000-square-foot facility aimed at providing interim housing to the growing number of homeless people in L.A. was unveiled and presented to the community of South LA.

South Los Angeles will be the home of a newly unveiled interim housing program designated to provide shelter to the homeless population of L.A.

Join LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for a book signing event with children’s author Dr. Kathleen Contreras for her latest b...
06/18/2024

Join LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for a book signing event with children’s author Dr. Kathleen Contreras for her latest book release, “Born to Play Béisbol: The Magical Career of Fernando Valenzuela."

Join LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for a book signing event with children’s author Dr. Kathleen Contreras for her latest book release, “Born to Play Béisbol: The Magical Career

Marco Palomino, is a professional dancer, choreographer and director, But it wasn’t until he was 16 years old that the a...
06/18/2024

Marco Palomino, is a professional dancer, choreographer and director, But it wasn’t until he was 16 years old that the artist truly fell in love with the craft of movement and rhythm.

Growing up in Granma, Cuba, Marco Palomino, a professional dancer, choreographer and director, remembers climbing trees, playing baseball and dancing.

On June 14 the line outside the Leo P. Turner Community Center in Cudahy kept growing by the minute. Dozens of seniors e...
06/17/2024

On June 14 the line outside the Leo P. Turner Community Center in Cudahy kept growing by the minute. Dozens of seniors excitedly waited to go inside and enjoy an early Father’s Day celebration with banda Mexican Music Copa de Oro.

On June 14at about 8 am, the line outside the Leo P. Turner Community Center in Cudahy kept growing by the minute. Dozens of seniors excitedly waited to go inside

The war over abortion is raging in statehouses around the country, but in California, a bastion of reproductive rights, ...
06/17/2024

The war over abortion is raging in statehouses around the country, but in California, a bastion of reproductive rights, the fight has shifted to local battlegrounds.

In the Inland Empire region, Planned Parenthood is suing the city of Fontana, alleging its officials are illegally blocking its plans for a new clinic.

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Magnolia Network's "Big Sky Kitchen with Eduardo Garcia" is nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. The popular cooking show...
06/17/2024

Magnolia Network's "Big Sky Kitchen with Eduardo Garcia" is nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award.

The popular cooking show follows Chef Garcia's journey in developing Montana Mex, his food celebration company, in the Big Sky country of Montana, home of the James Beard Award-winning chef. The show also demonstrates the relationships Garcia has with the producers, ingredients and tools for his cooking adventures.

Magnolia Network's "Big Sky Kitchen with Eduardo Garcia" is nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award.

In California, 5,566,000 adults have a mental health condition. Of those, about one in five have what is referred to as ...
06/17/2024

In California, 5,566,000 adults have a mental health condition. Of those, about one in five have what is referred to as a serious mental illness.

I often liken mental health and well-being to a wheel, with solid, supportive spokes representing physical health, mental well-being, and spiritual wholeness. Maintaining this wheel takes effort and patience, yet

With the 2024 presidential race heating up, Mijente’s team is mobilizing the Latine vote ahead of the November general e...
06/14/2024

With the 2024 presidential race heating up, Mijente’s team is mobilizing the Latine vote ahead of the November general elections with its El Chisme 2024 Tour hitting 18 cities across the U.S. and Puerto Rico by October’s end.

With the 2024 presidential race heating up, Mijente’s team is mobilizing the Latine vote ahead of the November general elections with its El Chisme 2024 Tour hitting 18 cities across

On Wednesday morning, UCLA announced that Julio José Frenk Mora, also known as Dr. Julio Frenk, will soon become the uni...
06/14/2024

On Wednesday morning, UCLA announced that Julio José Frenk Mora, also known as Dr. Julio Frenk, will soon become the university’s first Latino chancellor in its 105-year history. Despite the historical appointment, Frenk will head the university in a time of great uncertainty.

A Latino born in Mexico City will lead the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), of which 21% of its undergraduate population is Latino and nearly one-third of those who

Over the past two decades, Latinos have witnessed a 20 percent increase in melanoma cases,  the most dangerous form of s...
06/12/2024

Over the past two decades, Latinos have witnessed a 20 percent increase in melanoma cases, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, Latinos who get skin cancer are more likely to be diagnosed at later stages, when it is harder to treat.

CALÒ News spoke with Dr. Matthew Lomeli, Medical Director for AltaMed Health Services Medical Patient Service Center, Telehealth and also the lead physician for Dermatology for more information.

Over the past two decades, Latinos have witnessed a 20 percent increase in melanoma cases, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, Latinos who

In this episode, Francisco talks to Gabriela Vazquez and Leah Perez of abolitionist organization La Defensa on the rise ...
06/12/2024

In this episode, Francisco talks to Gabriela Vazquez and Leah Perez of abolitionist organization La Defensa on the rise and backlash of abolitionist movements and how the Democrats and Republicans have responded to criminal justice reform.

PRESENTE is an interview and narrative podcast showcasing California Latino stories with universal significance.

In this episode, Francisco talks to Gabriela Vazquez and Leah Perez of abolitionist organization La Defensa on the rise and backlash of abolitionist movements and how the Democrats and Republicans have responded to criminal justice reform. PRESENTE is an interview and narrative podcast showcasing Ca...

Six decades on after discovering that their homes were burned down to make way for luxury tourism and commercial develop...
06/12/2024

Six decades on after discovering that their homes were burned down to make way for luxury tourism and commercial development, survivors of the Section 14 fires are seeking restitution. The former Palm Springs community was home to hundreds of Black and Latino domestic workers during the 1950s leading up to the mid-1960s.

Pearl Devers was just 12 years old when she stepped outside her family's home in Palm Springs and noticed wisps of smoke forming in the distance. The smell permeated the

SACRAMENTO — Proposed rules to protect California workers from extreme heat would extend to schoolchildren, requiring sc...
06/12/2024

SACRAMENTO — Proposed rules to protect California workers from extreme heat would extend to schoolchildren, requiring school districts to find ways to keep classrooms cool.

SACRAMENTO — Proposed rules to protect California workers from extreme heat would extend to schoolchildren, requiring school districts to find ways to keep classrooms cool.

Julio Salgado, the multi-platform artist, activist and mentor sat down with CALÒ News for LGBTQ Pride Moth to look back ...
06/11/2024

Julio Salgado, the multi-platform artist, activist and mentor sat down with CALÒ News for LGBTQ Pride Moth to look back at the way his q***r-undocumented status shaped his identity and drive through different stages of his life.

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For Julio Salgado, the multi-platform artist, activist and mentor, having pride is where his q***r identity and undocumented status intersect.”I had to come out twice,” Salgado has previously expressed, referring

After serving nearly 30 years of a life sentence in prison, Jamie Diaz is finally free. She celebrated by attending her ...
06/11/2024

After serving nearly 30 years of a life sentence in prison, Jamie Diaz is finally free. She celebrated by attending her first Pride parade alongside her longtime penpal.

After serving nearly 30 years of a life sentence in prison, Jamie Diaz is finally free. She celebrated by attending her first Pride parade alongside her longtime penpal.

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