The story of more than a dozen farm workers fired after fleeing smoke from the Springs fire in Ventura County has turned out to be the story of more than a dozen farm workers who still have a job. Maybe. You see, after the story became a headline, the SoCal farm in question said it was all just a ... More >>
When Antonio Villaraigosa became the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles in modern times, he did it with record-breaking turnout from the Latino community. And since then, Latino voter registration has surged from 22% to about 29% of the city electorate.But without a major Latino candidate on the ball ... More >>
While investigating another story, Telemundo's video team says it caught a brutal L.A. County Sheriff's arrest on tape -- adding to the leaning stack of "excessive force" allegations on some neglected desk at the sheriff's Internal Affairs Bureau. The video (embedded below) shows a young Latino man ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with more information about the plane, which was being used by the military. Headline has been changed. First posted at 12:49 p.m. A private jet crashed near Camarillo Airport this afternoon, according to authorities and reports. A Ventura County sheriff's captain told the We ... More >>
NBCPresident Obama is one cool, laid-back dude. If he's sweating the upcoming election, you sure wouldn't know it. Even with this toilet-bowl economy, a recent New York Times Magazine piece saying he's an underdog to win reelection, and a key, Latino electorate that's not as yes-we-can about ... More >>
Get More: Beavis and Butt-Head, MTV Shows It's official: The Beavis and Butt-Head re-boot now has a premiere date on MTV: Thursday, October 27th at 10PM. Exciting for fans, but will it be as edgy as it once was? When it debuted in 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head displayed a pathological lack of compass ... More >>
Jena ArdellWho says you get what you pay for? We caught a great show for free at Universal Citywalk this weekend. WHO: Carolina Liar WHERE: 5 Towers Concert Plaza at Universal Citywalk WHEN: Saturday, July 16 Better Than ... Saves The Day Carolina Liar performed as part of Universal CityWal ... More >>
Facebook/Gilberto CetinaGilberto CetinaAnyone who loves cochinita pibil, the Yucatecan dish of pork roasted in banana leaves, knows the well-traveled route to Chichen Itza in the Mercado La Paloma near USC just south of downtown, which also houses Ricardo Zarate's Mo-Chica. Chef-owner Gilbert ... More >>
Does Big Media = Behemoth Media = Bad Media?
Last week the Franklin Avenue blog conducted a highly scientific poll of its readers, asking the Graphic: Franklin Avenuediscriminating electorate to choose its favorite among Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's TV-news girl friends. The known choices were, admittedly, only Telemundo/KVEA's Mirthala Salina ... More >>
Today's front page Daily News prominently features a Q and A with Tennie Pierce, the former firefighter who sued the city of Los Angeles over a prank in which he was fed dog food, conducted by the paper's award-winning reporter Beth Barrett. Normally, Barrett is a great digger and reporter, very ... More >>
Love in the Time of Cholera, How to Cook Your Life, Salvador Allende
Also this week's pick, Limonade Tous les Jours
"Why is Sinaloa considered the dope capital of Mexico? Every time I tell someone where my family is from, they immediately say that."
Called out for choosing casino money over labor allies, Núñez sends in his hatchet man
Telemundo, where his girlfriend is an anchor, lavishes him with free airtime
Think pink in the morning
Villaraigosa doesn’t win a decisive victory, and one of his own candidates is already minimizing his role
How the media and immigrant advocates got 500,000 people to protest
Four ballot measures could decide the governors term
GOP knows Mel’s movie is la bomba for Latinos
What’s behind the network’s refusal to pay domestic benefits for its gay and lesbian employees?
Is the cathedral desecrating the Virgin of Guadalupe?
Miracles. Exorcism. Catholic-bashing. Going for broke in the Universal Church.
Proposed power plant flames out in South Gate
Can the owners afford the janitors’ demands? (Hell, yes.) Can the janitors spur organizing in low-wage L.A? (Well, maybe.)