Paul Herrera's aviation journey took off during high school when he received a scholarship to learn how to fly propeller planes at Santa Monica Airport.
The Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award is bestowed biannually to one mayor from a city with a large Latino population “who has exhibited an outstanding commitment to bringing diverse communities together.”
Around 40% of L.A. voters haven’t yet decided who they’ll back for Mayor. Many of these undecideds are Latino voters, who represent nearly one-third of the electorate.
Huron's Green Raiteros program offers free, green rides to the city's predominately Latino farmworkers.
The dais just promoted Mayor Pro Tem Austin Lumbard to mayor and appointed Barry Cooper as the new mayor pro tem. In doing so, they passed over Councilwoman Beckie Gomez for the third time.
Civil rights groups have warned Fresno and Tulare that the final district maps must ensure what they consider fair representation. If not, the governments face legal action.
“We do need to work harder to ensure that there’s good information and easy access to vaccinations for our younger people,” said LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer.
Protests are planned Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of the measure, which was ultimately struck down by the courts and abandoned by the state.
Hundreds of jurisdictions have been forced to switch to district-based elections. Now, some are fighting back.
Coachella Valley Students Were Told to Ditch Hispanic References and Instead Sing “Yankee Doodle.” Who’s to Blame?
A recent flap over a school performance at the La Quinta Branch Library involving the City of La Quinta, the Coachella Valley School District (CVUSD), and Riverside County is hopefully inching closer toward resolve.