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Tribune reporterMayor Rahm Emanuel has named Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije to the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, part of the latest round of appointments as he works to fill out membership on various public bodies. In a news release, Emanuel...
Count to 10, Jose. Hold your breath and absorb the reality. Smile as your name is called and you head to the front of the room, one of 50 this morning at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Baltimore whose life is about to be changed again....
In separate incidents, two men were approached by a man with a gun in Newport Beach who demanded their wallets, police said Monday. The first incident occurred on the Balboa Peninsula near 9th Street and West Ocean Front about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a...
Tags: Theft, Crime, Law and Justice, Crimes, Minority Groups
Los Angeles TimesThoughts Without Cigarettes A Memoir Oscar Hijuelos Gotham Books: 367 pp., $27.50 Was there ever a time and place more alive and unpredictable than New York City in the middle decades of the 20th century? Oscar Hijuelos was lucky enough to live there...
TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
Tags: Justice System, Laws, Dean Cannon, Politics, Elections
At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years. In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
Tags: Justice System, Utah, Laws, Racism, Prince George's County
Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — From his perch behind the counter at a storefront taqueria in Van Nuys, Isaac Perla has a ground-level view of the neighborhood. He looks out on streets lined with fruit vendors, stores selling...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON—A second Illinoisan in the House of Representatives has announced he will vote no to the last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling: Chicago’s Jesse Jackson Jr. A liberal Democrat, Jackson joins conservative Republican and tea...
The local chapter of a national Latina organization is looking for the best of the best leaders in the Latina community. MANA de Imperial Valley is asking for nominations for its 2011 Las Primeras honorees. Three women will be chosen and honored during...
KTLA NewsSAN PEDRO (KTLA) -- Police are searching for leads after a shooting early this morning left one man dead and another critically injured. The brothers were in the 1300 block of South Mesa Avenue about 1 a.m. today when someone approached them on foot...
City News ServiceSAN DIEGO -- The San Diego County Board of Supervisors sent a proposed plan for redrawing supervisorial district boundaries back to staff Tuesday so one of the districts would have a voting-age population mostly made up of black and Latino residents. The...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe applause from roughly 350 people filled the Old Eucalyptus School House on Friday night as three Valley Latinas were honored at the 16th annual Las Primeras Gala And Scholarship Fundraiser 2011. The event by Latina nonprofit advocacy organization...
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