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As California begins to Open Up, Ethnic Communities Still At the Forefront of COVID-19 Risks

While cities across the country begin to open up, the numbers of COVID-19 cases and statistics is staggering and difficult to truly fathom.  It’s also staggering to note that industries that are considered “essential” that often employ the “working poor” have caused their workers to take the brunt of health risks to themselves and their […]

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State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara Wants Protections for Immigrants as Essential Workers

Ricardo Lara is in charge of the nation’s largest state consumer protection agency. He is California’s eighth Insurance Commissioner since voters created the elected position in 1988. Born and raised in East Los Angeles by immigrant parents — an undocumented factory worker and a seamstress — Lara made history in 2018 as the first openly […]

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How Covid-19 Affects our Farmworker and Native Communities

As America now leads in cases of COVID-19, the most vulnerable communities of the United states continue to face its threat due to the lack of support, a history of injustice and vulnerability. A major at-risk work force are farmworkers who obviously can’t work from home. The nation’s food supply depends on farmworkers, who are […]

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Los Angeles County Fire Department Struggles to Do More With Less

Having an efficient fire department is something we’ve all taken for granted. However, during a series of press events, members of the LA County Fire Department (LACoFD) have shared their day-to-day challenges proving that all is not well for those who have chosen this noble profession. LA County Fire Department covers areas throughout the Valley […]

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Legendary Inventor -San Fernando Business owner, Richard Aspen Pittman Dies In Car Accident

Richard Aspen Pittman, a prominent inventor, designer and music industry innovator died in a fatal car crash on Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus on Friday, Aug. 9. Pittman, described as “legendary,” and a “kind man” always had a “bucket list of ideas on his brain.” “He was a caring and loving man,” said his daughter […]

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CHIRLA Youth Volunteers Inform Public on 2020 Census

Young volunteers with the “Wise Up!” Summer Internship Program for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) organization are outreaching in various areas of Los Angeles to encourage participation in the upcoming 2020 Census.   They’re attempting to ease fear and reassure residents to provide information about their households, regardless of their immigration status.  Walking in […]