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More than 800 people packed the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration Tuesday to weigh in on a redrawing of voting districts for the Board of Supervisors, which governs the most populous county in the nation. The crowd filled nearly every seat in...
Leaders of the City Council’s Latino Caucus today said they expect more majority-Hispanic wards to emerge from the ward remap process that is just getting underway. The group put forth its argument as new census data showed large drops in the...
Editor's note: The following are letters from readers about the Daily Pilot's three-part series, School Flight, which was published Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Congratulations on the wonderful and insightful story on Sunday's front page. Staff...
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops. But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
CNNA new survey paints a picture of a less-strict American Catholic community, with 86% of respondents stating they believe a Catholic "can disagree with aspects of church teachings and still remain loyal to the church." Among the most devout, older...
Students and faculty at Emporia High School are in shock after a popular teacher died this week after being struck by lightning. School officials brought in counselors Thursday to help students and staff cope with the death of Spanish teacher Patti...
Nobody thought a 12-sided geometric painting by a little-known artist could top a Hockney. The painting, "Vector," has languished in storage for at least 30 years. The painter, Ron Davis, has been living off the grid near Taos, N.M., for almost as long....
Tags: African Americans, Activism, Photography, Standards, Fine Arts
Here in the Imperial Valley it should come as no surprise that events commemorating Mexican Independence are the norm. As one of the counties with the largest percentage of Hispanics in America, it is only fitting that many locals of Mexican descent would...
Tags: Minority Groups
I read with sadness the editorial "A house of ill repute" (July 28 ) about a house on Bel Air Road in Fullerton. It shattered the notion that prostitution is a victimless crime — these women were trafficked slaves, far from home and anyone who saw...
Clout StreetA unified group of African-American aldermen made their opening offer Monday in Chicago’s redistricting debate: one less majority black ward and two more majority Latino wards. The deal was politically easy for the City Council’s Black Caucus...
SAN DIEGO -- The poverty rate in San Diego County was nearly 15 percent in 2010, up from 12.6 percent the year before, according to a report released Thursday by the Center for Policy Initiatives. The CPI used 2010 U.S. Census data to derive its figures....
Learning about Type 2 diabetes and the risk factors involved can help a person detect the disease early or know what he or she needs to do to minimize their risk. Type 2 diabetes, which used to be called adult-onset diabetes, is becoming more common,...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Health, Weight, Diabetes, Social Issues
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