Tuesday - Jul 16, 2019

Local briefs

  • Longtime Immigrant Rights Activist Nativo López Dies at 68

    Longtime Immigrant Rights Activist Nativo López Dies at 68

    The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights issued a statement remembering López as a “fierce defender of immigrants and of all Angelenos” by City News Service Longtime immigrant rights activist Nativo López, the executive director of Hermandad Mexicana, lost a battle with cancer, the Santa Ana-based nonprofit announced Monday. A memorial service is in the planning

  • California lawmakers move multiple animal-welfare bills forward

    California lawmakers move multiple animal-welfare bills forward

    by California News Service A slew of animal protection bills moved forward in the California Legislature this week – including proposals to limit animal abuse, hunting, poisoning and trapping. Senate Bill 580 would force people convicted of such serious crimes as aggravated cruelty, bestiality and hoarding to undergo mental-health evaluation and get treatment if necessary.

  • Latinos feel the American dream could be disappearing

    Latinos feel the American dream could be disappearing

    New study shows Latino families are struggling with paying down debt and are the least prepared for financial emergencies Submitted by JElena Group Financial security and homeownership are at the heart of the American Dream, but many Latinos feel the idea of the American Dream could be disappearing, according to the latest State of the

  • Estrella TV dominates prime time In Los Angeles during February sweeps

    Estrella TV dominates prime time In Los Angeles during February sweeps

    Spanish language television network experiences audience growth with key Latino audiences Burbank, CA. Estrella TV, the fastest growing, minority owned Spanish language network in the U.S. announced today that its local flagship station KRCA 62 surpassed both Univision and Telemundo as the #1 Spanish language broadcaster with Males 25-54 and tied for the #1 spot

  • Federal lawsuit to end money bail presser forward

    Federal lawsuit to end money bail presser forward

    Submitted by Equal Justice Under Law            San Francisco, CA — A class action lawsuit seeking to end the practice of money bail in San Francisco will move forward against the city’s sheriff, a federal judge has ruled.  United States District Court Judge Yvonne González Rogers ruled Friday that the lawsuit, which takes aim at

  • PG&E Receives Agricultural Legacy Award at California State Fair

    PG&E Receives Agricultural Legacy Award at California State Fair

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The California State Fair bills itself as the “17 Best Days of Summer,” including its signature food. But it’s not just deep fried delicacies that are getting props this year, it’s also farm fresh fare. Supporters of California’s $53 billion agriculture industry – including Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) –

  • PG&E names Travis Kiyota vice president, community relations and public affairs

    PG&E names Travis Kiyota vice president, community relations and public affairs

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced that it has appointed Travis Kiyota as vice president, Community Relations and Public Affairs. Kiyota currently serves as vice president, Local Government Relations, and will now also provide strategic leadership for the company’s Community Relations organization. “Travis is a talented and dynamic leader with a

  • PARLACEN begins new era under the leadership of Nicaragua

    PARLACEN begins new era under the leadership of Nicaragua

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The Central American Parliament (Parlacen), with its central headquarters in Guatemala, will have since today a new owner for the period 2015-2016: the Deputy of the opposition Liberal Constitutionalist Party of Nicaragua, José Antonio Alvarado. The investiture of the new president of the integration mechanism, formally installed on October