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LatinaLista — Contrary to what is being seen in Congress, state legislatures and some city councils, a new poll shows that not all Americans mirror their political leaders’ attitudes towards undocumented immigrants. In fact, there is only one overwhelming portion of American society that refuse to see undocumented immigrants any other way but as threatening […]

LatinaLista — San Antonio’s newest and largest facility serving homeless adults and children draws attention because it isn’t just another place where the homeless find refuge. Haven for Hope raises the bar on helping the homeless by creating the first “Homeless Transformation Campus” in the country. Citing their mission as “to transform and save lives,” […]

By Jason A. Llorenz LatinaLista Today’s economy has become so intertwined with the internet and computers that it stands to reason that anyone who isn’t comfortable navigating cyberspace or has the skills to operate a computer and run various software is at a real disadvantage in this increasingly technical job market. However, as today’s Guest […]

Amigos805.com Assembly Bill 1176, which would implement enforceable timelines under the Toxic Air Contaminant Act with respect to pesticides, passed the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee on April 26, Assemblymember Das Williams, D-35 Assembly District, reported recently. The proposed legislation would establish timelines by which the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) must act […]

La Prensa San Diego To help meet the demand for more college graduates to help drive California’s economy, Assembly Higher Education Chair Marty Block (AD-78) has authored legislation to look at alternate ways to help students achieve a baccalaureate degree. AB 661 would allow Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and San Mateo County Community College District […]

By Angela Villanueva LatinaLista Soledad O’Brien, CNN anchor and special correspondent, shares her life story and behind-the-scenes career experiences in her book “The Next Big Story,” co-written with Rose Marie Arce. The book, published by Celebra, begins with her childhood in Smithtown, Long Island (a predominantly white suburb of New York City) growing up as […]

LatinaLista — Wherever we look around the world, and even in our own backyards, we see women are taking bolder stands — running for political office, challenging social injustice or human rights abuses, leading coalitions, communities and governments. Some say the world is on the cusp of a new era that is rebalancing today’s culture […]

LatinaLista — First came the White House immigration meetings with their star-studded, business powerhouse invitees; then came the policy speech on immigration reform in El Paso yesterday where President Obama repeated to the nation what he’s been saying privately at those White House meetings. Now, comes a concrete piece of action that immigrant advocates and […]

LatinaLista — The lack of diversity is still an issue when it comes to certain professions. One of those professions is the legal profession. It was a deficiency that didn’t go unnoticed by the American Bar Association’s current president and first Latino to hold that position, Stephen Zack. Mr. Zack noticed how underrepresented Latinos were […]

LatinaLista — With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, no fiesta is complete without two symbols of Mexican culture — mariachis and folkloric dancers. Swirling bright-colored skirts, whipping braided hair decorated with ribbons while performing quick toe-heel tapping dance steps, folkloric dancers attempt to recreate a little bit of Mexico’s cultural history. The only […]

LatinaLista — Measles, mumps, whooping cough, chicken pox, polio and hepatitis are but a few of the diseases that can strike children in a flash and have deadly or crippling consequences unless parents do one thing — get their children immunized. Right now, Europe is seeing such a spike in measles cases because parents have […]

By Marí Roma Villa, Editor Hawaii Hispanic News HONOLULU, Hawaii — The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost effective, energy-efficient, and attractive, from all over the world. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal and […]