Sam BlochThe Great Wall of L.A.'s collaborative spirit of muralmaking on display at its restoration ceremony Saturday. Video cameras were everywhere.
Ernestine Jimenez is gazing over a chain link fence at a painting of a pachuco in his underwear. It's a depiction of the Zoot Suit Riots of 194 ... More >>
A public wake and memorial have been planned to honor former Garfield High School mathematics teacher Jaime Escalante, according to a Thursday announcement made by the actor who portrayed him in Stand And Deliver, Edward James Olmos.
On April 16, a wake will be held in the classroom where Es ... More >>
Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante in 'Stand and Deliver.'It's said that Jaime Escalante's biggest problem with the 1988 movie about his successes with East L.A. Latino students at Garfield High School was that Stand and Deliver made it seem like they achieved academic excellence overnight ... More >>
Following recent fund-raising efforts to help continue his cancer treatment, retired teacher Jaime Escalante of Stand and Deliver fame died in Reno, Nev. at the age of 79.
Garfield High School's Facebook made an announcement Tuesday, stating that the former math teacher there "will forever ... More >>
Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante.The family of Jaime Escalante, the Garfield High School math teacher known for getting his Eastside students to strive for better educations, has announced that they need more money to help the 80-year-old battle cancer.
Family members told Fox 11 News t ... More >>